In and Out of the Smog: Life as an Evacuated Fulbrighter

— By Mackenzie Findlay — We recently crossed the two month anniversary of our time in Indonesia – and I have only taught for three days at my school. I’m supposed to be teaching at SMA 5 in Palangkaraya, Central Kalimantan, a public senior high school. But from September 10th – November 2nd, they had…

The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same

— By Christopher Linnan — Everybody’s experience as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant (ETA) in Indonesia is different. Some of us are placed in large cities while others are in small towns, and some of us live in extremely conservative areas, while others do not have to make a significant adjustment from their lifestyles in…