The worldwide Augustana College experience

Hey there! I’m Emily Meador, and I’m from Woodridge, Illinois. I’m a junior at Augustana, majoring in english writing and political science, with a minor in art. My Australia internship is with a magazine called NinetoFive. It’s a weekly magazine distributed to Sydney’s business district covering everything from fashion and events to health and beauty. I love photography and cannot wait to get about Australia with all the other Aussie interns.

in the land of oz…

In some ways, if I didn’t vividly remember the 14 hour plane ride to Sydney from L.A., I could be in any number of warm U.S. cities- that is, if I couldn’t hear anyone speak.  At least the language is sometimes familiar, I hardly hear English in downtown Sydney.  And obviously the Australians have a [...]

almost there…

Okay, so, it’s 10:30pm and maybe I’m not packed. I mean, there are piles, lots of piles, ready to be put into a couple suitcases.  Only one load of laundry that I need to throw in the washer… not bad considering how much I’ve procrastinated.  I’ll still be in the States for the next 24 [...]