Tag Archives: campus

  1. Conquering Countless Admirers, Having a Friend for 72 Years that You Never Met, Flying Solo to the USA at 86, and the Importance of Daily Routines: the Incredible Journey of 98-year-old Mara Bozhilova-Popova ’38

    February 1, 2017 by American College of Sofia

    …Why I wanted to get to Sofia so badly, I don’t recall anymore, but it wasn’t on one of the designated days when it was allowed, yet I was determined to go. At the College gate there was a guard in uniform, so I had to leave from somewhere else to avoid being caught; I had chosen the fence at the back. I had to do it outside lunch hours, too, so that most students would be in class. So I arranged with a friend of mine to skip foreign language class – she studied German and I French – and to meet at the chosen spot by the fence a little after 3 o’clock. How would I jump over the fence? She would help me up. I jumped over and picked up my bag.

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  2. Zhanina Boyadzhieva ’06: Beyond the ACS Campus

    January 21, 2016 by American College of Sofia

    I see ACS in three colors: green, blue and light beige. Green stands for all the lush gardens and parks which I have very vivid memories of. It transformed the space into a retreat for discoveries. Blue is for the open sky that was visible everywhere on campus. It made everyone aim high. Light beige is for the buildings which projected openness.

  3. Alice Zlatka Litov ’42: A Life of Purpose

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    January 21, 2016 by American College of Sofia

    It was a warm evening and I cried inwardly – how am I going to leave my mother, my sister and my whole family, the wonderful country I lived in? I didn’t want any harm to come to them, that’s why I didn’t tell anyone.