Caroline Humphrey

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On the top of the mountain of Montserrat, it smells like rosemary. The sun is shining and it feels nice to breathe something in other than cigarette smoke and diesel. Sometimes you just need to climb a mountain. Living in the city is exciting, however lately I’ve been missing...
Right on cue, the weather is slowly turning into fall on the last days of the La Mercè festival in Barcelona. By fall I really mean 73 degrees and rain showers, but here that means people have been putting on their scarves and sweaters. The La Mercè festival included a...
It is September 11  and I’ve ended up at Avinguda Diagonal, one of the main streets in Barcelona, half by accident and half out of curiosity.  A few minutes earlier, I was looking down from my apartment window three stories up, and I saw what seemed like the whole...
It’s a humid day, but a breeze is coming through the open window in la sala (the living room), carrying the sounds of a street performer playing the accordion and voices from the café below. Picture a quaint European street, like you see in a movie, and that’s where...
Barcelona lies on the Northern coast of Spain, not far from the border of France. It is a combination of mountains and sea, facing the Mediterranean on the Iberian Peninsula with the Pyrenees Mountains at its back. Barcelona is the capital of the community of Catalunya, which is marked...
The University of Rhode Island Dining Services launched its first mobile application to assist in student time management and convenience on the go. “We wanted students to be able to manage time more effectively,” said Shaun Kavanagh, senior information technologist for Dining Services. “You’re not always in front of your laptop to check the menus, so this is convenient.” Kavanagh helped to...

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