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Day 11: Coming Home

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Today, Friday, June 2, we left for home.  We were excited to come back to our family and friends, but knew that we would miss seeing and tasting the culture of both Spain and Portugal.  This morning we would receive a wake-up call at 3AM.  We were to have our bags down to the lobby by 4AM and all be …

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Day 8: Exploring the Palacio de los Reales Alcazares

Day 8: Exploring the Palacio de los Reales Alcazares

We only have one more full day left in Spain and this trip has been an eye-opening experience for us all. Experiencing the food, people, and overall culture is something none of us will soon forget. Following breakfast, we embarked on another excursion by foot to see what else we may discover in Seville. Throughout the choir’s years of international …

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President Wilson’s Interview with ABC News Regarding the Impact of the President’s Budget on Low-Income Students

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From ABCNews: President Trump’s proposed budget would cut financial aid funding for thousands of low-income college students, particularly those attending a historically black university, according to various analyses of the plan. The president’s proposed budget for the 2018 fiscal year, released last week, would drastically reduce funding for federal work-study, Pell Grant reserves and student loan subsidies, while directing more dollars …

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Trump Vowed to “Absolutely Prioritize” Black Colleges. Then Came His Budget.

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From MotherJones.com: On the morning of February 27, more than 70 presidents of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) stood in a West Wing corridor, waiting to enter the Oval Office. The meeting with President Donald Trump would be historic—the first time the head of every HBCU in the country had been invited to meet with the president at the …

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Day 6: The Beaches of Torremolinos and the Wonders of Malaga and Coin

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While in Spain, our goal is to see as much of the country as possible. Today, we packed up our bags once again to tour the city of Malaga, before our next concert performance in the neighboring city of Coin. The further south we traveled, the more moderate and comfortable were the temperatures. On the way to Malaga, we stopped …

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MSU Student-Athlete Awarded MEAC Post-Graduate Scholarship

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (May 29, 2017)–For the eighth year, the NCAA is inviting more than 230 current student-athletes, NCAA scholarship and grant recipients, all with an interest in working within the sports industry, to the Career in Sports Forum in Indianapolis June 1-4. A committee from within the NCAA membership selected one student-athlete from the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) to attend and Morgan …

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Day 5: Toledo to Granada

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After a very successful concert in the Teatro de Rojas in Toledo, we departed for Granada, Spain.  The name of the city was nostalgic for me, because my family had a Ford Granada back in the seventies which served us well.  We had a four hour drive to Granada ahead of us. In Spain, the coach bus travel is very …

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Day 4: Madrid to Toledo

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After three very full days in Madrid, the entire group repacked and left for our next destination, Toledo,  a very historic city that was once the capital city of Spain. Typically in Europe, one will find many cities on hills, so that they may be at an advantageous position to defend against possible invasions. Toledo must be one of the …

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Day 3: Madrid

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After a better night’s sleep, we woke up refreshed and ready for our first concert of the tour! We left our hotel at 9:30 AM for a tour of one of the most famous museums in the world – Museo Nacional Del Prado. We could quickly see why El Prado is one of the most important repositories of art in the …

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