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Philanthropist and business owner, international student

Philanthropist and business owner, international student

April 9, 2018

Wanting to redistribute the wealth to the disenfranchised and poor   Hongjae Ryu, a South Korean International...

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

March 8, 2018

International Women’s Day started with a political purpose in 1909. It celebrates the world achievements...

Teaching drumming to the masses

Teaching drumming to the masses

February 25, 2018

Taiko club shares its love of traditional Japanese drum by performing for campus   Pierc...

Tet’s traditions ring true for Vietnamese New Year

Tet’s traditions ring true for Vietnamese New Year

February 16, 2018

Lunar New Year is one of the most crucial holidays in Vietnam and is heavily influenced from China. In Vietnamese, it is call...

South Korean tradtion

South Korean tradtion

February 6, 2018

Valentine’s is a bit different, new – and adventurous Ah, Valentine’s Day. For those unfortunate few, the singles, this day is often referred to  as Single Awareness Day. In American...

The History of Dog in the Chinese Zodiac Sign

The History of Dog in the Chinese Zodiac Sign

February 5, 2018

Dog is a good animal and will always be a part of a human’s friends; it places 11th amongst the twelve...

How to celebrate Chinese New Year Celebration

How to celebrate Chinese New Year Celebration

February 5, 2018

Preparation is key before, family is the most important part of the day Chinese New Year (春節-chun jie...

A recipe for remembering home

A recipe for remembering home

February 2, 2018

I miss Tet. I will be honest with myself and say this without doubt, hesitation or any type of implications....

Indonesians mark New Year with fireworks, family gathering

Indonesians mark New Year with fireworks, family gathering

December 12, 2017

The fireworks represent the need to make a change and release the past, a tradition that has deep meaning among modern Indonesia.

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Conversation partner program offers students insight other cultures

Conversation partner program offers students insight other cultures

December 12, 2017

“It’s easy to judge a culture from far away... but once you are in it, once you have a friend then it’s whole different story,” Hopp said.

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International New Year’s Traditions

International New Year’s Traditions

November 13, 2017

...in Nigeria, New Year’s is truly the time to forget the past with many people taking vows to end rivalries and turn past foes into friends.

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International student sees hurdles in applying for foundation scholarship

International student sees hurdles in applying for foundation scholarship

October 19, 2017

Pierce College Foundation has funded bunch of dollars into a scholarship and all students should try to apply for it — even international students.

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