Annual ISCO Festival brings international flavor to Troy

Georgia Blanchard Chief Copy Editor The International Student Cultural Organization (ISCO) held its annual ISCO Festival Thursday, Nov. 15, featuring food and entertainment from cultures all over the world.  Everyone was invited to attend, and the event was almost completely sold out, with about 300 people attending.  According to Matthew Knopps, a junior accounting major from Read More

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ISCO discusses reasons to study abroad

Bishal Niroula Contributor Students and faculty shared their experiences from a recent study abroad trip to China at the International Student Cultural Organization (ISCO)’s second meeting of the semester last Thursday for Study Abroad night. The presenters discussed many advantages to studying abroad. “Immersing yourself in other cultures only makes you empathetic, sympathetic, as well as Read More

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Bridging the gap: how to connect cross-culturally

Grace Kish Contributor Despite a slight decline in the number of incoming international students this year, Troy University is one of the most ethnically diverse colleges in the South. According to Joe McCall, a lecturer of history who has been involved with the international program for decades, one out of every eight people you meet on Read More

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ISCO brings cultures together for Mardi Gras

  Abhigya Ghimire Staff Writer The International Student Cultural Organization (ISCO) and Center for International Programs at Troy University collaborated to organize “Mardi Gras at ISCO” on Thursday, Feb. 8. The goal of the event was to bring people of all cultures together and celebrate Mardi Gras. Caroline Hughes, a junior English major from Decatur and Read More

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