Sperrys, Sprints, and a Summit by Sara Jane Rodgers

I recently hiked Torc Mountain in Kerry. The name comes from an Irish word meaning “boar.” The legend goes that an enchanted boar was killed on this mountain by a legendary 3rd century hero named Fionn mac Cumhaill. Even though I did not see any enchanted boars (or any regular boars for that matter) on…

Everyone Ballyhass to go to here sometime by Sara Jane Rodgers

Twas the weeks after exams and all through UL, not a student was studying, not even Giselle. Okay, I don’t know anyone named Giselle. That would have been handy, but alas… So what have I been up to since classes ended? I’m currently trying to do my Masters Research Project which is focused on the…

UL International Student Ambassador of the Year – Sara Jane Rodgers

Congratulations to Sara Jane Rodgers who was selected as UL’s International Student Ambassador of the Year! Sara Jane wrote some fantastic blogs and made us very jealous of her adventures in the process! Well done Sara Jane and thank you for being a great ambassador. Missed her blogs, check them out here: Sara Jane’s Blogs

An American in Paris by Sara Jane Rodgers

An American in Paris Let it be known that Sara Jane Elizabeth Rodgers survived 26.2 grueling miles by munching on sugar cubes while simultaneously falling irrevocably in love with a city. Let’s backtrack a little…I’ve been training to run a marathon for a few months now. If you had asked me a year ago if…