The Echo

Trip sparks knowledge about heritage

Sophomore Fatima Mohamed recently traveled to Somalia. Her trip helped her explore her culture and heritage.

Isra Mohamed

February 3, 2020

When sophomore Fatima Mohamed heard that her family was taking a trip to Somalia, she was ecstatic.  “I have never traveled outside of the United States, so I was excited to go and visit another country and see different things,” Mohamed said.  According to Mohamed, her family decided to take th...

Sophomore hopes to visit all seven continents by graduation

A photo from sophomore Elie Grassley's trip to Antarctica. According to Grassley, she hopes to visit all seven continents by 2021, her graduation year.

Kate Schneider

January 17, 2019

Sophomore Elie Grassley said she started traveling internationally when she was a baby. She said her love for travel comes from observing how differently people around the world live. “I think I was around 3 or 6 months old when I first traveled out of the country. It’s always been something that...

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