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From China with love: American life through the eyes of an international student

by Jonathan Aldridge “They all look the same, especially the guys with those beards,” said Hanyu Lou, a 27-year-old senior graphics design major from Chengeu, China. After four years of life in America, Lou realizes that Americans aren’t as crazy as she thought they might be, but how does a Chinese student adjust to life in Saint Joseph, Missouri?... Read More

35 dumb things well intended people say

The Center for Multicultural Education put on a presentation last Tuesday for students to learn about offensive phrases, and what you can say instead. In today’s society, freedom of speech is promoted heavily, but those who have been offended by that right feel that some people abuse the amendment. Many people’s opinions can often be misconstrued or taken offensively, so... Read More

Who is the Pump-king of the spices?

Fall has officially arrived and it is now 100 percent Pumpkin Spice Latte season. We at the Griffon News care about your taste buds and have thus determined which Pumpkin Spice Latte off campus is the best bang for your buck. Five people anonymously tasted four different Pumpkin Spice Lattes to determine which is the best. Three coffee chains and... Read More