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International students organize Crafts Evening

Joseph Nelson, Reporter November 24, 2020

The Office of Global Education presented International Education Week from Nov. 16 to Nov. 21.  Out of the numerous events celebrating Midwestern’s international students, the African Student Organization...


Geology professor receives grant to conduct research collaboration with Uganda

Khirstia Sheffield, Feature Editor October 1, 2020

Growing up in Uganda, he watched his father’s face fill with excitement as he told the stories of a mine in a coalfield. Strapped for money, his father was dedicated to making a better life for himself...

Women's soccer team gather for picture with Daraja Children's Choir from Uganda before an afternoon of soccer. Photo credits: Chelsea Knaack

Daraja Children’s Choir joins together with athletes

Randi Heaton, Reporter April 11, 2019

Between the games and singing, everyone around was grinning ear to ear in the presences of 17 children from Uganda in the Daraja Children’s Choir. The women’s soccer team was able to play soccer with...

Andrea Hoffman-Watson, alum, standing on Mt. Kilimanjaro. Photo contributed by Andrea Hoffman-Watson

Kilimanjaro: life lessons from the mountain

Jeanette Perry November 30, 2016

The start of a journey that contains rough terrain, loose rocks, and reasons to quit. Out of breath and losing strength, hikers put one foot in front of the other. Mental strength wills them up the mountain....

Psychology grad students Kietha Peters, Alyssa Morse, and Miriam Boateng enjoy their food at the International Potluck Monday night.

International Potluck brings countries together

Alyssa Mitchell November 16, 2016

There was the smell of meat and spice in the air. People sat around with their friends eating a variety of food from all around the world. The International Potluck brought people from all walks of life...

Africa, America: Things are not always what they seem

The Wichitan February 5, 2016

Let’s take it back to August 2013, for a second. Aug. 13, to be exact. My first day in the United States of America. I cannot put into words how excited I was to be here.I  heard so many great things...

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