Student Writes on Learning from Holidays
Katelyn Ruiz, communications graduate student, writes for U.S. News & World Report
As an international student, I miss my folks, but being away from home over the holidays makes the distance between us seem much greater.
To combat this calendar-induced bout of seasonal homesickness, I committed to celebrating in my own way with whatever traditions I could sneak across the border.
First, I realized that I was not alone in feeling lonely. Many of my fellow international students, whom I came to know through classes or campus-sponsored activities, also missed their own holiday celebrations. <<< Read the full story >>>