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An International Student Speaks Out: “I Like the Cultural Awe”

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I don’t like the cultural shock; I like the cultural awe.

The following is an interview that I did with my friend Natalie, who is an international student (class of 2018).

Where are you from? 

I’m from Hong Kong. Born and raised there.

What is the most offensive thing that someone has said to you?

A girl…walked by and she was like, “so you and your friends are the ‘Asian gang’?”

It’s not offensive, and it’s the truth, but the way that she put it, it was very stereotypical. Continue reading