Archive for Benjamin Reynolds

Roaming in Rome!

Today marks our third and final day in Rome.  After yesterday’s jam-packed day that included visiting Vatican City and the Coliseum, we were given the day to explore Rome on our own.  Some people used this opportunity to shop in Rome’s Spanish Steps area while others visited famous landmarks such as the Trevi Fountain.  This […]

Nazi Germany and the Holocaust

Eric Carlson is a History professor here at Gustavus.  Today he volunteered his time to explain to us the Holocaust and Nazi Germany as a whole.  To start class he displayed a propaganda video called “Triumph of the Will.”  The introduction of the film showed Hitler as an adorned man who interacted well with citizens, […]