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Reflecting on life as an international student

Reflecting on life as an international student

By Yunjo Jeong

January 26, 2015

Let’s start with a cliched saying: Time flies. For me, last semester ­— my first semester of college — was a hectic frenzy. Starting over in a new world wasn’t as easy as I’d expected; my mind was on overdrive the moment I entered Chicago O’Hare International Airport, and as an incoming f...

Sochi Winter Olympics conclude while major LGBT issues continue

Sochi Winter Olympics conclude while major LGBT issues continue

February 25, 2014

Under Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and a symphony of fireworks, International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach passed the Olympic torch to Pyongyang’s mayor, as Bely Mishka, the polar bear Olympic mascot, blew out Sochi’s Olympic flame. And with it died the Olympic furor rife with geopolitics, ...