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Investing in the Future with Internships

It may seem a little early to be making plans for Summer 2018, but internship applications are already open. In fact, most of the applications for summer internships have winter deadlines. Websites like interexchange.org and Truman State University’s own career.truman.edu can be beneficial in the search for a summer job that enhances your resume. In…

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International Education Week

International Education Week 2017 International Education Week is an annual initiative by the U.S. Department of State and the Department of Education. IEW started in the year 2000 and is now celebrated in over 100 countries.This is a week about promoting not only international understanding but also aims to build greater support for international educational…

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Moon Festival 2017

SSAS Hosts Harvest Festival The Mid-Autumn Festival, commonly referred to as The Moon Festival, was hosted by the Society for  Sino- American Studies on campus October 6, 2017. The Moon Festival is a time of celebration, honoring and uplifting the values of family and unity. The festival marks the end of the autumn harvest –…

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International Club Formal: The Haunted Dance

The annual “Formal Dance” event hosted by the International Club (I-Club) took place on Saturday, October 7th, 2017. This year’s event theme was a “Haunted” formal. Students in attendance had the chance to taste “Mummy Dogs” (pigs in a blanket), “Vampire’s Blood” (ketchup), and “Yellow Mold” (mustard). The I-Club was founded and chartered in 1935….

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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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Across Vietnam 2017: Vintage Vietnam

The annual “Across Vietnam” event, hosted by the Vietnamese Student Association (VSA), took place on Sunday, September 24th, 2017. This year’s event focused on taking students back in time to experience traditional Vietnamese food, decoration, games, and more. More than 150 students and staff gathered on the quad to enjoy this truly unique experience. Those who attended…

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Quick and Easy Dorm Recipes

While there are tons of amazing recipes out there, you can’t make them all in a tiny 14×11 room with only 10 minutes to spare before class. Believe it or not, there are quick and easy recipes you can make right in your dorm room for when you are running a little late, or when you…

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More than Meets the Eye in Missouri

When choosing a university, you are not only deciding what school you will attend, but you are also choosing your new home for the next four years. Kirksville, population 17,519 people, is located in rural Northeast Missouri. When Truman State University students need a quick getaway on long weekends and breaks from classes, there are…

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American Holidays and How We Celebrate Them

If you are looking for a list of holidays to learn about and celebrate while in America you have come to the right place! Here is a list of the most widely known and celebrated holidays in the U.S.   Martin Luther King Jr. Day Martin Luther King Jr. day is held on the third…

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Truman Achievements

  Truman State University students love their school for many reasons. Just one of the reasons from this lengthy list is Truman’s outstanding academic reputation across the United States. Truman was recently listed as one of the nation’s best colleges for an undergraduate education, as stated in The Princeton Review. The company highlighted Truman in…

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