Culture: How I Found Some

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When it comes to different cultures, I am sometimes at a loss. I have only really experienced my own culture. Some may consider my lack of branching out as being closed minded, and looking back, I would have had to agree with those people. But not anymore. Ever since coming to Gannon and being immersed […]

‘Culture shock’ highlights students’ first impressions of America

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When I researched the definition of culture shock, I read that it is “the personal disorientation a person may feel when experiencing an unfamiliar way of life due to immigration or a visit to a new country, a move between social environments, or simply travel to another type of life.” This is a fairly simple, […]

After semester in France, je suis à la maison!

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When I was getting ready to leave for France, one of the biggest things people would remind me of was culture shock and I didn’t really understand why. Of course France is going to be different than the United States, no big deal. However, it actually was a big deal, obviously bigger than what I […]