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Noora hails from the best city in the state of Missouri, Kansas City. She's a student here at Truman, majoring in Political Science with a focus in International Relations. The closest way to her heart is chocolate.


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Chinese New Year: Year of the Pig

This year the Student Union Building was full of students, staff, and the local community to celebrate Chinese New Year and the Year of the Pig with the Society for Sino-American Studies. The Pig is the twelfth and last zodiac in the cycle. The pig signifies wealth and luck, which is shown by their chubby…

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Honoring Martin Luther King Jr. :A Celebration Of Unity

A celebration of love and light took place at Take Root Cafe on January 25th to honor Martin Luther King Jr. On this day students, family, and friends came together to uphold the legacy of Dr. King and spread the message of hope and equality. Through the power of dance, song, and words this event…

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International Education Week 2018

The Center for International Students hosted International Education Week (IEW) on Truman’s campus November 11th-15th. Throughout International Education Week, students on Truman’s campus celebrated education and diversity in a beautiful display of culture and community. This week was full of action with tons of events put together by the Center for International Students and various…

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Across Vietnam 2018: Mythological Vietnam

nce upon a time, in a land not so unknown, the Vietnamese Student Association hosted an event known as Across Vietnam. Folklore plays an important role in Vietnamese culture. The art of story telling allows for the teaching of life lessons and contribution to the shared universal customs in humanity, providing greater insight to our…

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Off-Campus Housing Guide

Step 1) Find apartments and housing listings for rent. You could do this online through realtor’s websites, Truman community Facebook pages, or you could go to the realtor’s office. In the Student Union Building down-under, there are board postings with phone numbers and a variety of information to help you find your new place. Step…

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Self Care: College Edition
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Self Care: College Edition

When in college students have to learn to live in a new environment and be able to take care of themselves.  School work, mounting assignments, and social life things can often feel off balance and self-neglect can occur in a variety of forms, but balance can be righted again through time management and a few…

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College Study Tips

We are drawing closer to finals week, so here are a few tips to help your study habits! Time Management and Scheduling Before you hit the books, have a plan, and set up times for when to do what. It will make studying so much easier, but also you won’t deal with the “I don’t even…

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Holi – A Festival of Color

On March 24, Holi was celebrated on campus in a colorful way – literally. This event was put together by Namaste Nepal and International Club. Bags in an array of colors were set up, each filled with colored powdered for participants to use and throw at each other. No person was left untouched, colors flew…

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Korean Restaurant 2018

“Korean Restaurant” is a yearly event held by the Korean American Student Association (KASA) since 2015. Just as one might have guessed from the name, the event serves attendees Korean dishes made from scratch by KASA members and their volunteers. The most recent Korean Restaurant was held on March 4 in the Georgian Room of…

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Making New Friends In The U.S.

Making New Friends: Tips For International Students   Making new friends in an unfamiliar environment can be hard, but with these tips and tricks, transitioning to college life will be a breeze. Get Involved Getting involved on campus is an easy way to get to know people. Joining clubs provides you and others with a…

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This is the official blog of the Truman State University Center for International Students.