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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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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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International Dinner 2018

International Club hosted International Dinner on April 8th, 2018. Each guest was given a boarding pass at the beginning of the night to travel around the world. This special event made guests feel as though they left the United States for the night. Students representing different countries gave unique performances and foods from across the…

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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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Spring Flings and Easter Things

As stated in our blog “American Holidays and How We Celebrate Them,” Easter is celebrated on the first Sunday after the first full moon after the March Equinox. This day celebrates the Christian belief in Jesus Christ’s resurrection. Similarly, Palm Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s triumphal entry into Jerusalem. Palm Sunday is the start of the…

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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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