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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

An International Affair

Oganya Agbaji rocked her ankrah, a fashionable Nigerian dress, as she educated International Fair-goers about her home country of Nigeria. A first semester sophomore student psychology major from North Nigeria, she came to America to get her education, and, according to her, the culture shock was not that bad. In fact, she’s spending Thanksgiving with one of her roommates. “And... 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

Students celebrate Chinese Spring Festival

The year of the monkey us upon us, but don’t worry; it isn’t “puppy monkey baby.” Missouri Western hosted its annual Chinese Spring Festival to help ring in the Chinese New Year on Monday Feb. 8. The Chinese Spring Festival celebrates the new year and is seven days long. Traditions include cleaning or sweeping the house, buying new clothes, children... Read More