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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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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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Top 15 Things to Do in Kirksville This Summer

There is still plenty of fun to be had if you’ve found yourself spending your summer in Kirksville! Many students say that the summer is one of the best times to be in “K-Vegas.” Whether you’re staying in town for classes or for an internship, you’ll find that Kirksville is a great place to experience…

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Uniquely American Holidays

While Americans share many holidays with the rest of the world, there are several uniquely American holidays that can be confusing to people from other countries. These American holidays celebrate the nation’s rich culture and history and can enrich the experience of those visiting the U.S. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Often abbreviated as MLK…

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Adapting to American Universities: Culture and Rules

Many students who travel to the United States to attend university are visiting the country for the first time. Living in a foreign country for an extended period can be stressful, especially for those who have never before left their home country. Adjusting to a new culture can at times be frustrating and confusing. Like…

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