The Australian bushfires have been utterly devastating. The scope of the cataclysmic natural disaster has been record-breaking in many ways; Australia is being ravaged by the worst wildfires seen in decades.
“The police did what they should,” Jia said. “They did nothing wrong. The skirmishes are making Chinese love their country more.”
“In America, we’re very ‘democracy, democracy, democracy,’ but just knowing that there are different ways of living is important”
“You have no idea how much I have cried because of Venezuela. I cry every day. That is why it is hard for me to speak.”
Students traveled around the world with COISO to Africa, Europe, the Middle East, Latin America, the Caribbean and Asia, learning about the beauty in different cultures but also on the unity that ties all humans together.
29 undergraduate students will take a week-long medical service trip to the communities of Tranquilla and El Retiro in West Panama.
Jimenez’s work is largely critical of the American attitude towards immigrants and the common stigmas against them.
“They are a corrupt class of politicians that do not care about the country or the people that perhaps once, voted for their party and put them in power… They do not deserve to be able to enjoy or spend in the USA, or any other country in the world.”
University officials say they have received inquiries from students in the affected countries and from others as well. However, they point out that the ban does not pertain to students with the proper student visas and documentation.