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    Queens College student climbs to new heights in Israel

    Studying abroad has become a rite of passage for many college students in recent years. Between discovering historical cities and tasting exotic cuisine, it can become an adventure of a lifetime. QC student Lisa Darrigo is currently studying abroad in Israel for the entirety of the fall semester. On Sept. 11 she hopped on a plane headed to Tel Aviv to begin a semester abroad. However, this would not be the first time. The junior environmental science major traveled to Israel for the first time in January on a Birthright trip. “I don’t know why, but Israel rubbed me in all the right ways,” Darrigo said. “It became my mission to go back. I just didn’t…