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Culture Journal San Francisco

More Culture Shock in San Francisco

The culture shock continues here in San Francisco!!! As every study abroad or expat knows, when returning to the home country, some things really stand out as strange or bizarre since even though it is your home country, it might seem a little foreign. Well, San Francisco IS foreign!!! There are entire neighorhoods here where […]

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Journal Politics

Poor FBI

I saw the picture above today in the news and just couldn’t help but laugh. As I sit here in SF contemplating my new job opportunities, I must admit that I’ve given a spit second thought to the NSA, CIA and FBI due to international experience and language abilities. However, in light of current events […]

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Journal San Francisco

In San Francisco

It’s been a week here in San Francisco and I’ve been all over this town. One thing I’ve learned is that you can’t even move without money pouring out of your pockets. EVERYTHING is expensive. Even walking down the street there are a lot of homeless asking for change. It’s hard to drop coins after […]

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Journal Politics Việt Nam

America, Angry and in Despair

Another article I read in the IHT was about the Iranian minister’s comment that Americans are angry and in despair about current events. It’s true things are not going well from Iraq and Iran to North Korea and so on. It’s also true that these are rough times. But if we look back has there […]

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Journal Politics Việt Nam

America! Wake up!!!

I hate reading the news. Everytime I do, things get worse and worse and I end up feeling depressed. I seriously think the news is bad for your health. Today, reading the International Herald Tribune, my blood pressure went off the charts and I almost had a stroke. But before I get to what the […]