I’m thankful to be living a life-changing experience studying abroad in Dakar, Senegal. But living in a new culture comes with challenges.
If we want to live in a world where people are more tolerant of each other, we need to be willing to exchange aspects of our cultures.
On October 20, an anti-establishment political party founded by a media mogul won the general election in the Czech Republic.
Spain already has a constitution and it is imperative that all regions of the country abide by that constitution and work within the frame of its regulations to solve any regional differences.
Five victims of the attack in Manhattan were from Argentina, a country less familiar with terrorist attacks, making the incident still frighteningly relevant weeks later.
One misconception I had about going abroad is that I would get a break from the constant political chaos in the U.S. Instead, engaging in a referendum has enriched my abroad experience.
International students from around the world weigh in on racism in the U.S., offering unique perspectives on political and social issues in American society.
Hygge (pronounced HU-gah) is a Danish word with no English translation, but it transcends from Denmark to Richmond for a Spider studying abroad.
The Welcome/Welcome Back Spiders Reception was held in the International Center on Tuesday afternoon where students were introduced to a new era for international studies.
After a trip to Cartagena, Colombia, in October with eight other fellow orchestra members, Emily Marsch, a senior LAIS major and upright bassist, said she was confident she wanted to be a Spanish interpreter after college. "Since coming to college, I've known I wanted to do something with Spanish" she said.
It was 120 degrees in a little town in central India. Sweat poured down their faces and splashed into their eyes.
Study abroad decision letters were delayed for some students applying to popular and competitive programs, primarily in Spain, Michele Cox, study abroad director, said. At midnight Friday, Feb.
On a four-day trip to the Dominican Republic last fall, Sam Abrahams stood in a one-room, tin-roofed shack with a single light bulb.
Students froze while walking, tying shoes and checking cell phones this afternoon in an effort to spread awareness about worldwide human trafficking. Students Stopping the Trafficking of People (SSTOP) sponsored the demonstration in honor of National Human Trafficking Awareness Day on Jan.
When I was younger, I read the "Little House on the Prairie" books religiously. The first story about Laura Ingalls Wilder -- a girl growing up in the Midwestern United States during the late 19th century -- was the first full-length book I finished after I learned how to read.
This article is dedicated to an underappreciated part of the Richmond student body: the international students. I've heard people complain about Richmond being too small, the days too repetitive, the people too similar and the overall atmosphere of the "bubble" too suffocating. I think people often forget, however, that new exchange students arrive each semester and some with each new freshman class who can't possibly fit into the typical Richmond student mold, each one of them bringing a little part of another country and another culture with them. Overall, international students from 70 countries represent about 6 percent of the student body.