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Beyond Culture Shock

Before most international students go to study abroad, we all talk about the culture shock we’re going to face in a country far from home. But something which most people don’t talk about is the ‘popular culture shock’ many international students...
Dara Pribadi's picture

Minnehaha Falls

Last break, I spent my first winter break in Minnesota. It was really cold, so I thought, why not visit Minnehaha Falls? I've never had the chance to visit Minnehaha Falls during winter, and I heard it's really beautiful because the falls' frozen...
Pallavi Janiani's picture

Living in the Dorms

Often all you hear about residential halls is negative aspects. However, residential halls have a benefit attached to them, that surpasses all these issue. Even though, it is not compulsory for first year students to stay in on campus housing, I...
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Juggling Club

The University of Minnesota boasts over a thousand student groups. Student groups on campus cover an array of categories ranging from academic and career-based student groups to athletic, cultural, political, and leisure-based student groups. It’s a...
Natalia Morales's picture

Global Minnesota at Small World Coffee Hour (SWCH)

Small World Coffee Hour through multicultural events offers, to international and U.S students as well as staff members, a space to share and learn about other cultures. These events are a great experience for international students to share their...
Dara Pribadi's picture

Homecoming Concert 2016!

Time goes by so fast here at the U, between academics and everything else. So again, we find ourselves at the brink of Homecoming 2016! Homecoming is one of the biggest events held by Student Unions and Activities (SUA). There are lots of activities...
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New to the U and Want to Make Friends? Join IBP Buddy & Mentor Program!

Hey guys! Today I would like to introduce the Buddy & Mentor Program hosted by International Buddy Program (IBP) where I am working as an Event Coordinator. If you are a new student coming to the U, apply for a buddy and get advice from your...
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Amazing Yellowstone road trip

Hello everyone! I hope that you all are having a fabulous beginning to summer vacation! I was so excited to start my summer break with a fantastic road trip to Yellowstone National Park. The view along the road was beautiful as well as in...
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The Festival of Colors: Holi at UMN!

You may or may not be familiar with Holi. It is an Indian festival of colors, with a mythological origin signifying the triumph of good over evil. On this day, people go out onto the streets with colored powder and throw these at friends, family and...
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BRAZUSC, the Brazilian Undergraduate Student Conference:

Hi guys, I wanted to share with you all the great opportunity I had this semester, which was to attend the Brazilian Student Association event in Chicago. BRASA is an association created by Brazilian students that were obtaining their undergraduate...

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