Knight Life

Being An Exchange Student: It's Not Like The Movies

Isabela Seixas, a 18 year old exchange student from Brazil is proudly using her flag to warm her up in her host town Saint Joseph. Seixas has enjoyed her year in U.S. but her love and value of her home country has grown a lot. Photo Credit / Sarita Nieminem

Sarita Nieminen

May 30, 2017

You’re in the airplane. You can still feel your dad’s strong hug and your mom’s tear drops on your skin. In your ears, you hear your sibling's laugh. Fun memories made with your friends come to your mind and suddenly you wonder: what are you doing? But then, you feel the butterflies in your sto...

The Move That Made All the Difference

The Move That Made All the Difference

March 16, 2017

By Audreanna Dunton “To be honest, my decision to come here this year has been one of the best decisions I’ve ever made,” said Loy Norrix senior Sarita Nieminen. Nieminen made a bold and courageous choice to move to Kalamazoo as a foreign exchange student from Finland for the 2016-2017 school yea...

A Finnish View of the United States

A Finnish View of the United States

March 8, 2017

By Sarita Nieminen The United States has always been known as a land of dreams and opportunities. In Finland we have always seen the U.S as a wonderful place. However, now that I have been in the country for five months, it’s hard for me to find things that are better here than back in Finland. If...

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