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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

International student Ahmad Shah

We often think of MWSU as a school with students primarily from this area or at least the state, but as our university grows, so does the diversity of its inhabitants. Ahmad Shah is an international student from Afghanistan who came to Missouri Western in the spring of 2009. Growing up in Pakistan and Afghanistan, he attended an international high... Read More