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The International Student Experience

Emma Chung

May 15, 2018

“Let’s go around and say our name, pronoun, and where we’re from,” said the resident assistant. “My name is Michelle, I use she/her/hers, and I’m from Seattle” “I’m Rachel, I use she/her/hers, and I’m from the Bay area.” “Hi my name is Emma Chung - she/her/hers - I was...

From Sydney to Walla Walla: Chircu’s Journey to Whitman’s Basketball Team

From Sydney to Walla Walla: Chircu's Journey to Whitman's Basketball Team

Sarah Debs

January 31, 2013

Phil Chircu is a long way from home, but the Australian Jan-start already has a big presence on campus. Coming from an impressive pre-college basketball career including playing on the Australian Under-14 National team and at the Under-17 world championships, Chircu is now an integral part of the ...

‘I Am the Messenger’ by Markus Zusak

Dana Thompson

October 18, 2012

Sometimes it's good to go back to your old favorites. As college students, it can be easy to drown in an ocean of esoteric academic texts; I believe it is highly important to read not only for pleasure, but also for recollection. This doesn't even have to be a return to a book you've read a hundred times;...

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