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Evan Farbstein

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Migration Migraines

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I first came to Sweden in 2013 to study Geography at Lund University. I was a 19 year old Californian who hardly knew the difference between Sweden and ...
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In Support of Uncertainty

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Uncertainty usually has a negative connotation. “I don’t know” is a wrong answer on an exam. You wouldn’t list “indecisiveness” as a skill on a CV, or describe ...
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Let’s be acquaintances

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I won’t sugarcoat it: some people are more work than pleasure to be around, and maybe it’s time to start thinking about how to cut those people out ...
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New Students, Old Questions

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For you new students, in your first months at university you’ll be meeting more people, in less time, than you probably have in any other period of your ...
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One Man’s Trash: A Night In the Life of a Freegan

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It’s shortly after 22:00 when I meet Raccoon at the outskirts of Lund. I came as he’d told me to: wearing dark-colored clothing and running shoes and disposable ...
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Beginner’s Guide to Swedish Christmas

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As Autumn turns to Winter, the days get shorter and the weather turns bleak. Swedes have developed a variety of Christmas traditions during the holiday season to fight ...
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The Panic of Possibility

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Are you constantly racked with indecision about where to go and what to do? Do you ever feel like wherever you are, whatever you’re doing, there’s somewhere else ...
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Lund University Rowers Victorious In Annual Race Against Uppsala

News Student life
Lund University men’s and women’s rowers took home the trophy in this year’s Universitetskapprodden. ...
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A guide to Swedish peculiarities

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Every country has it own peculiarities. And so does Sweden. Therefore Lundagård’s reporter Evan Farbstein will guide you to some of the things you might encounter during your ...
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Alone together: the swedish person and the swedish people

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This past spring I went for a run, a little after sunset, in a busy area of Malmö. It was dark, and I wasn’t really paying attention to ...
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