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    Wildcats’ wanderlust leads to international experiences

    By Kayla Miron While most East students report regular feelings of exhaustion, sophomore Adriana Lorenzini and junior Amos Pomp must tackle culture and language gaps in addition to the usual struggles of high school. Instead of taking classes in Chapel Hill, Lorenzini and Pomp are currently studying abroad in Germany and Israel respectively. Lorenzini  left on her 10-month program to Vreden, Germany in early August, hopeful that the experience would help her become a better global citizen. She departed hoping to sharpen her unrefined desire to work in European politics. She also hopes that studying abroad will also allow her better cultural understanding and appreciation. “I’m here in Germany because…

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    Studying abroad widens wildcats’ horizons

    Interviews by Noam Shemer Simone Leiro, 11 currently spending a semester in Israel through NFTY-EIE 1. What made you decide to study abroad? Why did you choose this particular location? I decided to study abroad because I love traveling so much and I was ready for something different. I chose Israel because it had one of the only programs that has an American school, so I could still keep up with all of my classes that I would need to come back to East senior year. 2. What steps did you take in finding programs and setting up your trip? It was pretty simple. The first step was just convincing…