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Student initiative: we now have Brazilian Portuguese classes at ONU

Jan 26, 2016 - Comments: 0
Renato writes some vocabulary on the board in both Portuguese and English as part of the first class session. (Northern Review photo/Khadijah Bagais)

When Brazilian exchange student Renato Montini found that there were no Portuguese classes available at ONU, he decided to create his own. The class, which takes place Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. in Affinity Commons, if open to everyone. 

Turning away Syrian refugees is turning our back on our history

Dec 05, 2015 - Comments: 0
After the attacks in Paris, many American officials have turned against allowing Syrian refugees into the country. (photo/CNN)

In the wake of the attacks in Paris, many people have expressed fear and anger in regards to ISIS, its horrific devaluing of human life, and how every country must step up its security.

Study Abroad office celebrates International Education Week with full schedule

Nov 12, 2015 - Comments: 0
(photo/Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs)

As part of International Education Week, ONU's Study Abroad office is promoting a range of activities between Sat., Nov. 14 through Fri., Nov. 20. Their goal is to encourage students to broaden their horizons and participate in international travel and experiences. From a Diwali dinner and multicultural dance, to an informational workshop on peace-building, to signing up for a passport, there will be activities for anyone and everyone.

Polar Pals program getting students more internationally involved on campus

Nov 03, 2015 - Comments: 0
Polar Pal attendees work on their Dia de los Muertos sugar skulls at the "Sugar and Spice" event on Friday, Oct. 30. (Northern Review photo/Khadijah Bagais)

ONU's Polar Pal mentorship program, which started three years ago, aims to pair established ONU students with new international students to provide them with a friend on campus. The program has undergone many changes during its short lifetime, especially this year. International Service Coordinator Omega Hollies discusses the changes in programming.

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