By Stephanie He
I came to Minnesota in August 2009, so this is my first summer in St. Cloud. The June weather is delicious in St. Cloud. During the summer, the temperature generally stays around 80 degrees Fahrenheit. I enjoy the warm and sunny weather because it is totally different from my hometown, where June is hottest month in the summer. In St. Cloud, a lot of local residents choose to do some sports or have fun around the Mississippi River in the summer. Even I have experienced canoeing on the Mississippi River.

By Stephanie He
My hometown name is Loudi. It is small city in Hunan and is located in the south part of China. I lived in Loudi almost twenty years. Last year I came to St. Cloud. There are some differences and similarities between St. Cloud and Loudi.

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“We will provide the support necessary for you to complete college and meet a new goal: by 2020, America will once again have the highest proportion of college graduates in the world.”
- President Barack Obama
February 24, 2009

A student’s perspective
By XuYang (Christie) Zhao
Matt Muller, my teacher of English and American literature, is the first American teacher I have become acquainted with in my college. He has been in Xiangnan University, Hunan Province, China for nearly one year. Now as the final exam is impending, he is about to leave. I intend to write an article to express my viewpoint about the distinctive features of this American teacher both in academic and in personal aspects. Here is the article.

By Stephanie He
I study at St.Cloud State University. I have come through many difficulties which made me grow up. I obtain many things from my student life in America. Recording everything from my student life, can help me remember this special experience.


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