• Schools in Kalasin

    By Preston Kill and Kenyon Kaegi- Rittiman In this podcast, Preston and Kenyon discuss the schools we visited during the time in Kalasin. They explore issues of service and the educational situations. These rural Thai public schools are very different from the Pattana School we saw in Buriram.   Read more

  • Fishing and Rice Planting in Kalasin

    By  Dacota Shell and Meghan Villalobos While in Kalasin, Thailand, we went to a village where we participated in traditional rice planting and fishing. Before doing the actual planting of the rice we were given traditional farming outfits and upon arrival we were given special socks to protect our feet in the rice paddy and […] Read more

  • Thai time

    By Kate Abbott and Alyson Pinkelman This is the first of the 2019 trip reports. On Wednesday May 15th Westminster college visited Khok Ploung in the Buriram area. During this outing we saw a variety of different activities including traditional medicinal practices, a project through C-Bird, and silk weaving. In this episode of Thai Time, […] Read more

  • Dengue

    By Madelyn Bayles  Dengue, a disease that infects as many as 400 million people per year, may be caused by four different viruses (About Dengue, 2019). These viruses, which are all part of the genus Flavivirus, are known as DEN-1, DEN-2, DEN-3, and DEN-4 (Dengue Viruses). It is hypothesized that these viruses originated among various […] Read more

  • Effects of Tourism on Thailand

    By Rylee Adkison and Erin Macinnis Thailand has become one of the biggest booming areas for tourism lately and all in good reason as thailand is home to amazing beaches, greenery, and fun! Thailand has so much to offer but specific landmarks in thailand have been getting hit harder than others in terms of the […] Read more

  • Elephants!

    By Dacota Shell and Meg Villalobos History of elephants in Thailand The role of elephants in Thai culture began in the 1500s and the animals have been praised for their longevity, durability, and strength throughout the country. Because of the sheer size and power of these animals, they were used in the fights involving the […] Read more


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