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International Student Services Hosts its first Tea and Talk

The International Student Services at Western hosted their first Tea and Talk on Feb 28th. The event consisted of tea and food and a discussion about relationships from other parts of the world. Assistant Director of ISS, Fumi Cheever discusses the meaning and importance of Tea and Talk. “People may have some questions about different culture or different customs or... Read More

Meet the World helps students make friends

By Nikki Groom Connecting with people of different cultures, developing new friendships and human bingo was the focus of the International Student Services Meet The World. The event was held in Blum on January 25 and around 40 students attended.  Meet the World acted like a speed meeting event and had a game element to it, like bingo, but instead of calling... Read More

ISS Hosts Third Annual Ping Pong Tournament

If competitors at Saturday’s ping pong tournament were looking for soft serves, then they should have gone to Dairy Queen. From experienced players to national champions, the matches were intense. On Saturday, April 2, International Student Services partnered with Recreational Services, the Missouri Western Foundation and the Division of Student Affairs to host the Third Annual Dr. Krikor Partamian Ping... Read More

Two countries -Two cultures – One love

    There has been an event recently held on campus where three different intercultural couple gathered in front of an audience. They were asked a series of questions about their different cultures and how it affected their relationship. The first couple, Déir Montiel Dominguez and Yeseul Hwang, were raised over 7,000 miles apart and come from different cultural backgrounds.... Read More