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Home Away From Home-An International Student’s Turning Point

jkatanyutavee

May 29, 2017

It all started when I was four years old. Flying all the way from Bangkok to San Francisco was the most exciting thing for a little girl traveling abroad for the first time. I remember the city’s ocean breeze as I walked along Fisherman's Wharf with my family. We were at the Disney Store and my mom ...

The Art Of “Chanoyu”: Bringing Japanese Tea Culture To Life

The Art Of “Chanoyu”: Bringing Japanese Tea Culture To Life

jkatanyutavee

May 14, 2017

Walking into the tea room at the Nichi Bei Kai Cultural Center in Japantown brings back memories from the time I visited Japan last summer. The authentic tatami mat, doors made from white mulberry paper, and a sign written in Japanese above a vase with wild flowers, decorate the tea room. The coordinators,...

Out Of Luck- International Students Threatened by Trump’s Administration

Out Of Luck- International Students Threatened by Trump's Administration

jkatanyutavee

March 19, 2017

“I think having an OPT and H-1B visa is what makes America great,” says a dark-haired man wearing black, rectangular-shaped glasses. “You can attract power and intellectual minds from all over the world to work in the U.S., to help gain better innovations and get better ideas of what’s happening...

Perspectives of an international student in San Francisco

jkatanyutavee

May 29, 2016

By: Janisara Katanyutaveetip Before we get started, let me tell you a little bit about myself. My name is Janisara Katanyutaveetip. I get asked about my name all the time because it’s long and hard to pronounce. I will make things easier for you: just call me “Janis”. I’m an international s...

Perspectives of an International Student in San Francisco

jkatanyutavee

April 1, 2016

By: Janisara Katanyutaveetip Before we get started, let me tell you a little bit about myself. My name is Janisara Katanyutaveetip. I get asked about my name all the time because it’s long and hard to pronounce. I will make things easier for you: just call me “Janis”. I’m an international stu...

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