‘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 […]
Clay masks to remember the kidnapped students of Ayotzinapa
By Iacopo Luzi The Latino Cultural Center at the University of Illinois Chicago held an art workshop to remember the 43 Mexican students who disappeared in Iguala, Guerrero on September 26, 2014. After 2 and a half years, the students are still missing. It’s not clear if they were kidnapped and killed by a Mexican […]
State budget cuts leave college students in limbo, some tweet Kanye West for help
By Branden Hampton Students and faculty at public colleges are furious about being left without state funding as a result of an eight-month state budget standoff that could force layoffs and program cuts. “[Legislators] can’t continue to use the taxpayers’ money and then look at the taxpayer and say, ‘Well, we don’t have any money.’ […]