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International New Year’s Food

International New Year’s Food

January 8, 2019

What to expect in other parts of the world New Year’s Eve is the best time to plan for the new yea...

Coloring Contest

Coloring Contest

February 12, 2018

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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.

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.

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.

Christmas traditions are not the same the world over

Christmas traditions are not the same the world over

November 13, 2017

But Christmas traditions are not always about Santa, reindeer, or even about a Jewish baby born in a Bethlehem barn.

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.

Li’s goal: Make more friends

Li’s goal: Make more friends

October 19, 2017

...she does not let a language barrier stop her from pursuing opportunities on campus. As an engagement senator in Student Life, she has a major responsibility.

Pending DACA policy change puts students’ future in jeopardy

Pending DACA policy change puts students’ future in jeopardy

October 18, 2017

Pierce’s education programs director Krissy Kim has seen the struggles of DACA students. She said she has watched and listened as the uncertainty about their future grows. She said Pierce College will continue to support these students in every way possible.

What is your Halloween?

What is your Halloween?

October 18, 2017

...besides Halloween, variety of traditions and customs has been made to honor decease love ones and ancestors.

Filipinos celebrate family, ancestors during Halloween events

Filipinos celebrate family, ancestors during Halloween events

October 18, 2017

...knock on the doors and scream out “trick or treat!,” that won’t happen in Philippines. The event is more quiet and religious.

Conversation Partner Program

Conversation Partner Program

September 26, 2017

The English Conversation Partners Program pairs non-native English speakers with native English spea...

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