At Home & Abroad

Study Abroad Blogger: Profile

September 26, 2015

This semester’s study abroad blogger is Nikki Batinick. She will be reporting back to the Truman Media Network about her experiences in England. Read her bio and check every week for her posts from abroad. […]

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International students adjust at Truman

September 14, 2015

With a record number of international students at Truman State, the Center for International Students has more responsibilities than ever to help these students adjust to life in America. The CIS offers a variety of services to […]

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Nepal not shaken after earthquake

August 17, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Rubble still litters the ground in Nepal from the 7.8 magnitude earthquake last spring, but the Nepali people are rebuilding. A Truman State alumnus and current student each experienced first-hand the efforts going into renovations. […]

Arts & Entertainment

How I Toured Italy on Only 600 Euro

April 29, 2015

Kate is a junior studying this semester in Linz, Austria. Check in each week for posts from Kate and other bloggers as they share their experiences abroad   Two friends and myself traveled to Venice, […]

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Top 5 Things With Finnish Origins

April 13, 2015

Jonah is a junior studying this semester in Helsinki, Finland. Check in each week for posts from Jonah and other bloggers as they share their experiences abroad. Some of these may surprise you! I’ve said […]

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Meal Time

March 23, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_images_carousel images=”3801,3800,3799,3802″ onclick=”link_image” custom_links_target=”_self” mode=”horizontal” speed=”4000″ slides_per_view=”1″ autoplay=”yes” wrap=”yes” img_size=”medium”][vc_column_text]Mary is a sophomore studying this semester in Angers, France. Check in each week for posts from Mary and other bloggers as they share their […]

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“Overall” Impressions

March 16, 2015

Welcome back to The Finn Journalist, everyone! I’m still having a great time in Helsinki, and being an international student really is a great way to learn about the culture and participate in the everyday […]

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February 25, 2015

During my first few weeks in France, I have been inundated with … French. I see French on menus, street signs, cereal boxes, shampoo bottles, textbooks. I hear French spoken by the grocery store clerk, […]

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Travel Tip: Quilted Square

February 19, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Along the main strip of Baltimore Street in Filmore Plaza sits a small but significant shop full of all kinds of stories. However, the stories displayed do not have spines, chapters or paragraphs […]

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Travel Tip: DuKum Inn

February 17, 2015

Home to a rich collection of local culture, the Dukum Inn is located in downtown Kirksville where it has stood since 1938. Owner Craig Shorten reveals why dollar bills are stuck to the ceiling and […]