The Shield

‘A strengthening experience’

‘A strengthening experience’

Megan Thorne, Features Editor

May 6, 2016

The Shield interviewed three international students to see how they were acclimating to life at a U.S. university. In this weekly series, The Shield revisits Deena Bregheith, a junior English major from Palestine, to hear about her U.S. experience. The Shield: What was your experience like in the United States...

Far from familiar: Hard to say goodbye

Far from familiar: Hard to say goodbye

Megan Thorne, Features Editor

April 13, 2016

The Shield interviewed three international students to see how they were acclimating to life at a U.S. university. In this weekly series, The Shield revisits Sandrita Sanabria, a junior international studies major from Paraguay, to hear her reflect on her entire student experience. The Shield: What have y...

Far from familiar: Nigerian student talks education

Far from familiar: Nigerian student talks education

Megan Thorne, Features Editor

April 6, 2016

The Shield interviewed three international students to see how they were acclimating to life at a U.S. university. In this weekly series, The Shield revisits Souleymane Mamane Illia, a junior English major from Niger, to find out his opinion on U.S. education and language.

Far from familiar: “It makes my everyday life hell”

Far from familiar: “It makes my everyday life hell”

Megan Thorne, Features Editor

March 30, 2016

In this weekly series, The Shield revisits Deena Bregheith, a junior English major from Palestine, to find out her opinion on U.S. politics.

Far from familiar: ‘It affects us all’

Far from familiar: ‘It affects us all’

Megan Thorne, Features Editor

March 23, 2016

The Shield interviewed three international students to see how they were acclimating to life at a U.S. university. In this weekly series, The Shield revisits Sandrita Sanabria, a junior international studies major from Paraguay, to find out her opinion on U.S. politics and her experience at a Donald Trump Rally.

Far From Familiar: From giraffes to squirrels

Megan Thorne, Features Editor

March 18, 2016

The Shield interviewed three international students to see how they were acclimating to life at a U.S. university. In this weekly series, The Shield revisits Souleymane Mamane Illia, a junior English major from Niger, Africa to find out about his spring break and cultural differences he has noticed recently.

Far from familiar: Breaching barriers

Far from familiar: Breaching barriers

Megan Thorne, Features Editor

March 2, 2016

The Shield revisits Deena Bregheith, a junior English major from Palestine, to find out about her recent birthday and latest travels.

Far from familiar: International flavors

Far from familiar: International flavors

Megan Thorne, Features Editor

February 24, 2016

In this weekly series, The Shield revisited Sandrita Sanabria, a junior international studies major from Paraguay, to see what it was like to represent her country at the International Food Expo.

Far from familiar: Sexual stereotypes

Far from familiar: Sexual stereotypes

Megan Thorne, Features Editor

February 10, 2016

The Shield interviewed three international students to see how they were acclimating to life at a U.S. university. In this weekly series, The Shield revisited Deena Bregheith, a junior English major from Palestine, to see how sexuality is perceived in Palestine versus the U.S.

Far from Familiar: Snow place like home

Far from Familiar: Snow place like home

Megan Thorne, Features Editor

January 28, 2016

The Shield revisited with Sandrita Sanabria, a junior international studies major from Paraguay to see how she was doing a week after we spoke with her. This past week, she has enjoyed Arabian food, a snowstorm, went to Pump it Up and had a snowball fight.

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