Tag: International

Humans of Dijon: Mohammed

| April 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of Dijon: Mohammed

“Living in France has been hard because of the language, but I love the museums and monuments here and I love to travel.  Besides France, I’ve been to Qatar, Malaysia, the Maldives, Bahrain, Egypt, and Spain.  I would also love to see the U.S.” *I asked him if he planned to return to Dubai after […]

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Humans of Paris: Moriell

| April 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of Paris: Moriell

“I moved from Oregon to Hawaii 5 years ago.  It was a journey; I found a part time job, and then a full-time job, which I hated.  So I went back to school and just got my degree and an internship, which has allowed me to get a job that I love.  Hawaii is small […]

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Humans of Dijon: Pop

| April 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of Dijon: Pop

“Je viens de Sénégal, mais j’ai travaillé à New York, à un restaurant s’appelle ‘Route 66.’  C’est à côté de Colombia Université.  J’y ai travaillé quelques mois, mais après trois mois il fallait que je revienne en France à cause de mon visa.  Je préférerais habiter aux États-Unis, mais c’est très dur d’obtenir une ‘green […]

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Humans of Dijon: Samuel

| March 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of Dijon: Samuel

(Samuel is a student studying French at CIEF – Centre International d’Études Françaises) “I’ve liked French since I was around 12 years old (or something like that) because my step-grandmother spoke French, my step-sisters and mother spoke French – everyone in my family spoke French.  They lived in France some years ago, and then they […]

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Humans of Dijon: Monsieur Tourage

| March 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of Dijon: Monsieur Tourage

“J’ai travaillé ici depuis presque 35 ans et j’ai rencontré 35 different nationalities jusqu’à maintenant.  Je suis très content pour ça, et j’ai beaucoup d’amis qui sont de partouts, qui étaient les étudiants mais ont des maries et des enfants maintenant.  J’ai vu aussi d’autres histoires ici avec des étudiants étrangers par exemples, une américaine […]

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Humans of Dijon: Pascale Ducamin

| March 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of Dijon: Pascale Ducamin

(Pascale is a French professor at the Université de Bourgogne) Je suis contre les stéréotypes qui sont transmis souvent par le media ou par les rumeurs stupides…etc.  J’ai beaucoup voyage du monde et j’ai toujours remarqué ca j’ai des images forcement avant de partir et quand j’arriver dans le pays, ce n’est pas forcement comme […]

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Humans of Dijon: Stéphan Dugois

| March 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of Dijon: Stéphan Dugois

Meet Stéphan Dugois: French professor extraordinaire and lover of humor, culture, and humanity. “*Je ne parle pas l’anglais très bien, mais je peux dire: Move your body, shake that ass.  Do you like my French accent?” (He laughs at himself as he asks this).   * I don’t speak English very well, but I can say:…  ~ […]

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Humans of Dijon

| February 20, 2017 | 0 Comments
Humans of Dijon

« J’ai choisi venir ici apprende le français parce que j’ai devenue plus et plus intéressée sur apprendre une deuxième langue, spécialement parce qu j’avais travaillé en Chine, mais je voudrais travailler entre la France et la Japon. » “I chose to come here to learn French because I became more and more interested in learning a […]

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Daniel Suárez crowned first foreign-born NASCAR XFINITY champion

| November 19, 2016 | 0 Comments
Daniel Suárez crowned first foreign-born NASCAR XFINITY champion

For the first time in history, a foreign-born driver has clinched a NASCAR national series championship. On Saturday night under the lights during the NASCAR XFINITY Series championship race at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Daniel Suárez drove the race of his lifetime. The Monterrey, Mexico native led the field to the green flag for the Ford EcoBoost […]

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New Year’s traditions around the globe

| December 28, 2015 | 0 Comments
New Year’s traditions around the globe

Each and every year, at the end of the year, Americans gather together in celebration for the New Year. Even though we each have our own corky traditions, it’s about the same from house to house in the United States. Champagne, confetti and party hats are sold off the shelves in just about every store. […]

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Laia Raventós: Spanish Sensation

| November 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
Laia Raventós: Spanish Sensation

In Halton Arena on a brisk October night during Charlotte’s annual basketball madness, the newest Charlotte 49er, 18-year-old Spanish international Laia Raventós glides into the spotlight as an unfamiliar Niner Nation welcomes her with enthusiastic cheers and emphatic clapping. She is 5’7”, her straightened brown hair gleams in the vibrant white light. She smiles proudly. […]

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Travel Tuesday: celebrating diversity

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
Travel Tuesday: celebrating diversity

One thing that I really care about is perspectives. I love learning how other people think and act in situations, especially if it differs from what I would do. As a Religion major, I usually get my fill, but then it was time for the 39th annual UNCC International Festival. I was delighted. As I […]

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Travel Tuesday: a home away from home

| September 2, 2014 | 1 Comment
Travel Tuesday: a home away from home

As international students we are constantly reminded of the fact that some time in our stay abroad, we will experience a period of time called the “hostility phase.” In this phase, we will be so home-sick and so culture-shocked that all we will want to do in retreat into our rooms, listen to the saddest […]

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REVIEW: Is the Herban Legend worth the price?

| September 17, 2012 | 1 Comment
REVIEW: Is the Herban Legend worth the price?

Many UNC Charlotte students had the opportunity to try out some food from The Herban Legend food truck, a new addition to UNC Charlotte located right outside of Prospector. Brian Seeley, Herban Legend chef, gave me a pretty good insight about what his truck is all about. “The Herban Legend is a gourmet food truck, […]

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