By nkulande on Oct 5, 2010 in Uncategorized | Comments Off
Hello to Willamette and the World!
We’d like to introduce our newest Willamette World News contributors! In this issue, our contributors from all over the world will tell you about themselves, their home and their initial impressions of living in the U.S.
The Willamette World News Editors
Jan, Jessa, Lars and Mirella
By nkulande on Oct 5, 2010 in Japan | Comments Off
HAJIMEMASHITE Kazue DESU. DOUZO YOROSHIKU!!
Hello everyone!! My name is Kazue Saito. I’m the new Japanese Language Assistant from Sendai City of Miyagi prefecture in Japan. It takes about 2 hours to go to the north of Tokyo by Shinkansen. Sendai City has a famous festival in August. We call it “TANABATA-MATSURI.” I posted [...]
By nkulande on Oct 5, 2010 in Argentina | Comments Off
Hola Willamette! Soy Melina Billordo, Teacher Assistant of Spanish, from Resistencia, Chaco, Argentina. I come from a city (Resistencia, the capital city of Chaco) that is known as the “National city of Sculptures” which is located in the north east of Argentina. I am the eldest of three siblings and thanks to [...]
By nkulande on Oct 5, 2010 in Namibia, South Africa | Comments Off
My name is Amy and I am studying in South Africa, but I am originally from Namibia. I enjoy diversity and I am intrigued with variety. I think life would be so boring if we were all the same. However, sometimes we are more alike than we think- and even that is cool! Africa, [...]
By nkulande on Oct 5, 2010 in China | Comments Off
I’m Jia Ma, the new Chinese Language Assistant for this semester. I’ve been here for one month, and really enjoy life here. Salem is a very peaceful city and Willamette is so beautiful. The Willamette River is my favorite in this city, it reminds me of my hometown, Yangzhou.
By nkulande on Oct 5, 2010 in Morocco | Comments Off
Hi everyone, as you noticed the title of my entry is “asalam alikoum” which is “hello” in Arabic. My name is Maria Aarabi. I am a 21 years old Moroccan girl who has always dreamed about coming to US and knowing more about it. I am here at Willamette based on the exchange program done [...]
By nkulande on Oct 5, 2010 in Colombia | Comments Off
Hello everyone. My name is Jairo Galeano Casanova, I am 26 years old and I’m from Colombia, a beautiful country in the north part of South America. My home city is called Pasto and is located in the south part of the country and I really love living there.