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Daraja Children’s Choir joins together with athletes

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 the singers as well as watch them perform. Daraja is a group of children from ages 9-13 that come to ...

Kilimanjaro: life lessons from the mountain

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. At the top, lessons are learned, things are left behind, and the hiker returns changed from the e...

International Potluck brings countries together

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 together on Noc 14 at 5 p.m.Ruby Arriaga, activities coordinator, said, “International Education Wee...

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 about this country, “the super power of the world,” “the land of opportunity,” "the nation that s...

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