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I have been watching basketball from the years Michael Jordan was king and we all wanted Air Jordans whether we could afford it or not. Whilst we were largely Chicago Bulls fans we would watch the New York Knicks with a swell of pride because Patrick Ewing was Jamaican born.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2016 at International Student Experiences
“The study of intercultural communication begins as a journey into another culture and reality and ends as a journey into one’s own culture.” ----- Peter Adler I first encountered this quote in one of the reading materials for my very first class at DU. I remembered myself laughing at the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2016 at International Student Experiences
After coming to the U.S, I feel my identity as a foreigner has become stronger and stronger. Wherever I go, I can tell the differences between others and myself. For example, the classes I have had are mostly with American domestic students. Sometimes when given a specific topic, I tend... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2016 at International Student Experiences
“Shem! Shem!” I hear the professor calling out my name. “Could you give us a brief explanation of what you know about Quantum Mechanics?” The question has caught me off-guard because I have been thinking about my other drone design project. But as I stammer through my answer, I get... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2016 at International Student Experiences
“I will never eat turkey!” I told my brother as I left my home for the University of Denver. I meant it too. The months rolled by and as Thanksgiving approaches I stand resolute that turkey is not for eating and could never be tasty. I plan to have a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2015 at International Student Experiences
Earlier last week, I participated in a study on the sense of belonging of international students at DU and some of the questions really stood out for me. Therefore, I would like to start my first blog sharing experiences, thoughts, and feelings on this warm and fuzzy sounding word: Belonging.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2015 at International Student Experiences
Winter break is coming soon! Up to this point, I guess lots of international students have already made plans about where they are spending the winter period. As an international student who has lived in the States for more than 6 years, I surely have some experiences and knowledge about... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2015 at International Student Experiences
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