Lessons from Learning Languages

By Bryce Bower, Co-editor According to John Algeo and Thomas Pyles, authors of The Origins and Development of the English Language, if one includes scientific terminology, suffixed and prefixed words, technical jargon and some foreign terms, the English language contains upwards of 1 million words. Compare this with the German dictionary that has 330,000 words, […]

Halloween – A Holiday Lost in Foreign Culture?

Halloween is celebrated on the 31st of October every year. There are various histories for the holiday and according to a famous one, it is the last day of Celtic year. Costume parties, trick-or-treat, pumpkin carving, and playing pranks are some of the typical ways in which the day is celebrated. However, international T-Birds have […]

My UN Experience

by Sharon Liu It was with great pleasure that I received an offer from the United Nations for an internship in HR Policies. I was a little nervous prior to the beginning of my internship as I have no knowledge on legal and policy issues. However, because of my little knowledge, the internship turned out […]