El Estoque

Students travel to different countries over winter break

Freshman Akanksha Varanasi traveled to historical sites in the Middle East. Photo courtesy of Akanksha Varanasi

Claire Wen

February 1, 2020

Freshman Akanksha Varanasi  When freshman Akanksha Varanasi traveled to the Middle East, she took note of the locals’ hospitality. Whenever she went into a souvenir shop, which were typically family-owned, the employees would greet her warmly. “They'd be like, ‘Can we get you tea?’ or ...