‘It should be exciting’: Northwestern international students share thoughts on relocating to U.S.
By Almagul Serikbayeva Medill Reports Since the outbreak of COVID-19, the number of foreign students arriving in the United States has risen by almost 4%. Despite this, Northwestern University graduate students report still experiencing language barriers rather than cultural transitions. Ming-Hsiu Hsieh, originally from Taiwan, came to the leading American institution to pursue a doctorate […]
2016 presidential election reveals new, low depths in how we talk about women
By Anna Foley There are a lot of reasons to wake up at 5 a.m. You can get an early start to your day, maybe go on a run, and be the first one in line to grab a cup of coffee. You can see the sunrise. Or, if you’re like me, you can wake […]
Resettled refugees face challenges in U.S. education system
By Marisa Endicott With the Syrian refugee crisis intensifying in Europe and debate stateside over the deportations of Central American asylum seekers, it is easy to get wrapped up in the ideological and political rhetoric instead of getting to know the day-to-day experiences and obstacles resettled refugees face. Access to education is a main hurdle. […]