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"Today we sped away at 8am to one of our professor’s farms…Prof fed us probably 5 trays of cut up oranges and they were DIVINE, but the coolest thing was that we followed our first orange with what’s called a miracle fruit. It’s a little baby seed thing and you bite off the skin and suck on the inside and it makes everything taste sweet for the next 2 - 3 hours. I am not joking with you, this is real life, and it is amazing."

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NYU class trip to Rome!
One of the Cultural Foundations II classes went on an NYU-sponsored day trip to Rome/the Vatican City this Friday to visit the Vatican Museum!
Highlights: St. Peter’s Basilica, Raphael’s Rooms, and the Sistine Chapel!
Fun fact: the Sistine Chapel was originally called the Cappella Magna, but adopted it’s new and current name in the 15th century from Pope Sixtus IV, who restored the chapel between 1477 and 1480.
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nyuflorence:

NYU class trip to Rome!

One of the Cultural Foundations II classes went on an NYU-sponsored day trip to Rome/the Vatican City this Friday to visit the Vatican Museum!

Highlights: St. Peter’s Basilica, Raphael’s Rooms, and the Sistine Chapel!

Fun fact: the Sistine Chapel was originally called the Cappella Magna, but adopted it’s new and current name in the 15th century from Pope Sixtus IV, who restored the chapel between 1477 and 1480.