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The McDermott Scholars Award covers all expenses of a superb four-year academic education at The University of Texas at Dallas, in concert with a diverse array of intensive extracurricular experiences, including internships, travel, and cultural enrichment.

Friday, March 05, 2010

A Flag Among Many (after Goal)

The loyal followers of this blog may be aware that a sizeable group of the eternally intrepid 2008 Scholars spent this past June in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Aside from the daily language and culture classes, weekends were reserved for personal travel and exploration, for exploring the constant vibrancy of Buenos Aires, or for adventurous excursions beyond the Paris of the South.
The weekend of June 19th through the 21st was of particular contrast. After classes ended for the week on Thursday, we attended a football match in the nearby city of La Plata between Los Estudiantes de La Plata and Uruguay’s Defensor Sporting club, and experienced (and at times participated in) an ardent passion that’s better depicted with sight and sound than with words.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JdQHirOycqs Somewhere in that video was a bunch of crazy American college students assimilated into the fiercely joyous mob.

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