International Center Blog

Providing International Perspectives About Learning and Living at UM-Flint

Sugar Skulls: Menusha

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Although many people call it the Mexican version of Halloween, there are many unique customs that make the Day of the Dead different from Halloween. This is not my first time being in the U.S. during Halloween but this is definitely my first time actually being actively involved in it. One of our international student

Three is Better Than One: Nubwa

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One of the funniest things that happens to me on a day to day basis is walking around campus and people mistaking me for one of my sisters. Or when I go to a store people starting a conversation with me because they think your Japari or Asinda. I have two wonderful and beautiful older

Rosa Sinensis: Menusha

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The hibiscus or scientifically known as rosa sinensis, which means Chinese Rose in Latin, is the national floral mascot of Malaysia and is believed to have been introduced to the Malay Peninsula in the early 12th century by Chinese traders. The hibiscus is also the representative of many tropical nations such as South Korea, Haiti

Graduation: Ayana

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Not sure, where should I start it from? Do I write about how I chase a dream in the lap of huge uncertainties to take a step towards becoming a scientist? Or the collective experiences towards achieving it? When I started my journey from India, I challenged myself in exploring to get an actual measure

Five Days: Menusha

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FIVE DAYS. Five days couldn’t possibly make an impact on someone’s life. Five days couldn’t possibly teach me a lot about myself and other cultures. Five days was definitely not enough to make friends that will last a lifetime. Exchanging awkward smiles and bags was how most of us first met each other in the