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James Nightengale

James Nightengale (he/him/his) is a Psychology and Screen Studies double major from Clark University. He is really looking forward to exploring London, finding his favorite local restaurants, and using the Tube despite deep confusion about the zoning system. You'll be able to find him getting tickets to a play, taking naps at 8 PM, or talking about his favorite TV show (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, of course).

Recent Posts

What My Internship in the UK Taught Me About Food, British Workplace Culture, and Professionalism

Jun 29, 2020 9:39:00 AM / by James Nightengale

James takes a look back at his internship in London and shares what he learned about British workplace culture and food culture, which he found to be deeply intertwined. Learn more and see what restaurants James recommends in London! 

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Posted in: London, England, Internships Abroad

Building a Life Raft Out of My Memories from Study Abroad

Jun 23, 2020 9:26:00 AM / by James Nightengale

CAPA London alum James is finding happiness by looking back on his memories from London and reliving his favorite moments through photos. Join him as he reflects on his time abroad!

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Posted in: London, England, International Education

From G-A-Y to Heaven: A Beginner’s Guide to London’s Queer Underbelly

Jun 1, 2020 9:12:00 AM / by James Nightengale

London is full of welcoming spaces and events for the LGBTQ+ community. In this blog post, James shares a guide to queer life in London, focusing on the places and events he appreciated the most— from book stores to dance floors.

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Posted in: London, England, Diversity Abroad

Magic, Museums, and Trampolines: A Weekend of Fun in London (On a Budget!)

Feb 24, 2020 9:31:00 AM / by James Nightengale

James is here with a fun-fulled blog post from London, where he visits the theatre, the Tate Modern, a trampoline park, and more... all on a budget! Read more to find out what else he's been up to during his free time in London.

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Posted in: London, England, Local Culture

From the MTA to the Tube: A New Yorker’s First Impressions of London’s Transit System

Feb 13, 2020 9:34:00 AM / by James Nightengale

Have you taken the subway in New York or the Underground in London? James has now experienced both, and he's sharing his impressions and the key differences he's noticed between the two systems. 

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Posted in: London, England, Local Culture

On Moving In and Megxit

Jan 20, 2020 10:45:00 AM / by James Nightengale

James arrives in London and gives a play-by-play of how Megxit unfolded on his first full day in the city. He also compares the notion of choice, autonomy, and agency within the British and American cultures in various aspects of life.

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Posted in: London, England, Local Culture

Meet James Nightengale: Official CAPA London Blogger Spring 2020

Dec 10, 2019 11:15:00 AM / by James Nightengale

Meet James Nightengale (he/him/his), an official CAPA blogger in London, England for Spring 2020:

University: Clark University
Major: Psychology and Screen Studies
Study Abroad Location: London, England
Internship or volunteer placement: TBC

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
I am super excited to just wander the streets of London and get a feel for the city! I grew up in New York City and am really interested in seeing how the ‘vibe’ of London compares—whether that comes through in the Tube, the people, the nightlife, or the food, I’m looking forward to experiencing it all. I’m also hoping to take advantage of London’s proximity to many other countries and do some traveling.

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Posted in: London, England

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