Articles by tgs5555

Tessa is a first-year student at Truman State University and already loves it a lot! She's planning on pursuing a double major in French and Political Science.


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Truman CIS 2017-2018 Wrap Up

We have had an amazing year at Truman State University in 2017-2018. Here are some of the things that we experienced at the Center for International Students! Sesquicentennial Year Woohoo, it was Truman’s 150th birthday! Since it was such a special year, there were many special events on campus throughout the entire school year. Homecoming…

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How to Cope with Graduation

With Graduation this past Saturday, here are some ways to make saying goodbye to Truman easier. Thank the People that got you here Take these next couple days to make sure you say goodbye to the people that meant the most to you here in Kirksville. Whether it be an awesome professor that inspired you…

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Bathrooms in America vs. the Rest of the World

We wouldn’t want you to be surprised when you get to America when you first go to the bathroom, so let’s get down to business on how Americans do their business. The Stalls The stalls in America have a foot of space from the floor at the bottom of the door. However, what tends to…

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Himalayan Night 2018

Entering the Student Union building doors took me 7,689 miles to the mountainous terrain of the diverse nation of Nepal. The night was filled with delicious food, incredible performances, and tons of culture.  This semi-formal event let you experience all of the joys of Nepalese culture. Theme of the Night The theme of this years…

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What’s Cooking in Kirksville?

  Whether, you’re interested in cafes with delicious coffee, upscale dining, or comfort food that is affordable, Kirksville restaurants have got it all! This past week I was fortunate enough to be able to try, four of Truman student’s top four “must try,” places: Pagliai’s Pizza, Rosie’s Northtown Café, La Fuente, and Nurachi. Conveniently, Truman’s…

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Dashain Night 2017

Namaste Nepal is an organization at Truman that promotes Nepali culture as well as the other various cultures represented in the student body of Truman. International students find comfort and support in the welcoming atmosphere of Namaste Nepal. The organization holds many cultural events throughout the year, including those centralized around traditional religious celebrations, such…

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