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FEATURE PHOTO: Studying over summer

Portia Mensah, a graduate student majoring in economics, studies in Booth Library for her international economics course Tuesday afternoon.
May 14, 2019

Portia Mensah, a graduate student majoring in economics, studies in Booth Library for her international economics course Tuesday afternoon. Mensah said she is an international student from Ghana and will...

Career Services to host series of workshops for international students

January 22, 2019

Career Services will host an informational workshop for international students about services they offer on Monday at 10 a.m. in the Arcola/Tuscola Room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. This...

Office helps international students at Eastern

November 12, 2018

As the rest of Eastern takes a week to celebrate international education, one office on campus continues with business as usual, for celebrating international students is part of its daily job. The Office...

International student enrollment numbers take a hit

January 24, 2018

Correction: This story has been edited to reflect that Brenda Cuellar actually went to Colombia and Brazil with the purpose of recruiting international students. The News regrets the error. Despite...

Panelists open up about immigration struggle

Claude Abdoulaye- Pedila (left) a psychology major, smiles while Catherine Polydore a proffesor of counseling and student development hugs Yesenia Murato a sophmore sociology major after the Immigration Panel at Doudna hall Monday night.
November 6, 2017

When Claude Abdoulaye-Pedila, a psychology major, was born in the Congo, her parents had a life-changing decision to make. Because her grandpa was the mayor in her hometown in the Congo during a civil...

Korean students share experiences

September 21, 2017

Editor’s Note: This article is the first in a series about international students at Eastern. One South Korean student’s love for baseball made coming to the United States for a degree an easy choice,...

International students get used to life in different country

April 10, 2017

For international students, each with their own cultures and values, entering a new country and university can be intimidating. Despite this, some students have found acceptance from others during their...

International students go through steps to find jobs

April 6, 2017

  Like many others, international students have jobs while studying at Eastern. Unlike students from the United States, however, international students have a list of things that must be done...

International students affected by executive order

January 31, 2017

Following President Donald Trump’s executive order suspending immigration from seven Middle Eastern countries, international students from these areas are being asked not to travel within or outside...

Column: Reflection on coming to America: part two

January 30, 2017

I must mention that the Charleston community was welcoming to international students. On the first day of orientation at Eastern, Salisbury, a church Madison avenue, hosted new students to an assortment...

Column: Reflection on coming to America: part one

January 10, 2017

It is exactly a year since I arrived in America in the cold wind of winter, after nearly 9000 miles of traveling. My journey was inspired by a mix of curiosity, a desire for an American education and a...

Islamic students open up about religion and culture

January 8, 2017

  Even though they are in the United States, students from Saudi Arabia are still finding ways to practice their culture and Islamic faith. Sunni Islam is the predominant religion in Saudi Arabia. Fatimah...

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