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International student athletes face challenges, find community in sports programs

Left: First-year men's tennis player Atanas Atanasov from Haskovo, Bulgaria. Contributed Photo.

Nick Wood

April 28, 2011

On top of the regular stresses of balancing academics and athletics, international student athletes face the additional burdens of both adapting to life abroad and competing in a new environment. JP Alvarez, a junior basketball player, came to Whitman with the specific intention of participating in ath...

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