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Racism and Us

I want you all to ask yourself the following question, close your eyes and wonder about it for fifteen seconds: Do you want your children and the next generation of people to live in the world we are living now? Go ahead, close your eyes now! Welcome back. If your answer is yes then either you were born yesterday and are too new to this world, or you are a hypocrite and choose not to acknowledge the things that are going wrong in our society. Read more

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5 tips on how to be fluent in English within 60 days

It is the dream of every English learner to become as fluent as a native English speaker within a short period of English learning. Being fluent in English goes beyond just having a wealth of knowledge of English grammar and vocabulary it has to transfer from your head to your mouth. Even though it seems so far-fetched and unachievable fluency in English within a short period is achievable regardless of your English learning differences, just follow these tips to become fluent in English within 60 days. Read more

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Fall 2020 from Home!

Using your campus resources is extremely important! At TMCC the tutoring center and library is open for appointments and help with homework. This is beneficial for many students who struggle with online learning and prefer in-person assistance for subjects like math and physics.  Read more

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Culture Shock

Culture shock happens to almost everyone that is visiting a foreign country for the first time. A new environment and culture can make people feel disoriented and confused. Commonly, students coming to the USA get homesick and can present some kind of shock.  Read more

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How to Live THE American Experience

Having a host family will directly immerse you into the American culture. You will be living in an American home, the food served is usually American… and if your host family is kind enough, they will show you around or make you participate in their American traditions. Read more

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Art During Quarantine at LACC

Inspired by the work of Alessio Albi, one of my favorite photographers, I took a turn on my work and started doing photo sessions via FaceTime. I prepared the concept, spot, makeup, and looks fully through video conference. And with the help of the models, I directed the camera position, light, and body poses. Read more

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Stay Focus, Stay Safe in Fall Semester

People can’t live without friends. Despite the pandemic, you can have a lot of opportunities to meet new friends and stay connected with society. In every university or college, the Center for International Student will help you to get in touch with other students in your home country and other foreign communities. Read more

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A Summer Trip to Oregon

This Oregon trip was my first summer trip with my host family. This is a special trip because I was traveling during America's Independence week. I love America, and I’m looking forward to making more memories and experiences with my host family and friends this summer! Read more

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Quarantine Time

Taking classes online has been much more fun than I expected, and I think it has made us all put our creativity into practice! We spend a lot of time together, laughing and talking a lot, and I love it. Read more

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GRADUATION SPOTLIGHT: Amit Tripathi from Nepal

Amit has recently shared his amazing experience at Southern Miss. He hasn’t just accomplished earning a double degree in Construction Engineering Technology (BS) and Economics (BA) from the University of Southern Mississippi, but he has done it by maintaining a perfect 4.0 GPA. Amit will be attending Iowa State University to pursue a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering. He will be researching in Construction Engineering and Management research projects, transportation engineering related research projects. Read more