Category Archives: Trinity

The One after the Super Bowl – on my trip to Death Valley

No, this post is not going to be about how the Philadelphia Eagles defeated the New England Patriots last weekend in the very first Super Bowl I’ve ever watched (although it was a pretty cool experience – when you finally … Continue reading

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From Thanksgiving to Christmas

It’s so weird to write this post from my home at Budapest, after eating all my mum’s and grandma’s amazing cooking for Christmas, but at least I finally found some time to tell you about my time spent in DC … Continue reading

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Busy weeks, a field trip, and some time off in Manhattan again

As my dad reminded me yesterday, I am going to be home for Christmas in just five weeks, which is crazy: how is this semester going by this fast? Even though so many things happened in the last couple of … Continue reading

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Adventures within a half a mile radius

I’ll have to admit, I was a little bit worried about this week’s blog post. My last one was about how I’ve just got here and how I’m still getting used to everything, newness and excitement everywhere. A month has … Continue reading

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Adventures in the Big Apple and in Massachusetts

In my last post, I wrote how busy my first weeks were here at Trinity. Well, life only got busier since then but I can’t complain. The workload for my classes is enormous, I only study this much at home … Continue reading

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Culture shock is a thing

Imagine all the movies you’ve seen about American college life, try to collect all the clichés from the frat parties, the jocks sitting at separate tables, sports you hardly even heard about (let alone knowing how to play them), to … Continue reading

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Spring semester at Trinity and trip to West Coast

This belated post tries to wrap up my adventures during spring semester. As I came back I dived back into my life here and managed to finish my masters and had a pretty busy summer but I had the chance … Continue reading

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First weeks as a Bantam

Hi everyone, my name is Zsófi Veér and I’m going to update you from Trinity for the next two semesters. I received my Bachelor’s degree in Sociology at ELTE this summer right after I was offered the opportunity of becoming … Continue reading

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Unwinding in Hawaii

As I am sitting in my childhood room in the village where I grew up, the feeling is slowly sinking in; this year did come to an end. The tasks that await the returning Kellner scholar are bearable, which makes … Continue reading

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Comics, alligators and butterflies

Conferences and their attendants represent a distinct subculture. Awkward small talk before the events, cold coffee, cheap snacks, white socks peeking out of the too short legs of trousers, elbow patches, hopeless battles with projectors and people developing scholarly crushes … Continue reading

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