International Student SpotLight
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Name: Noopur Rastogi and Karan Sapiah

Hometown: New Delhi, India

Major: Information Technology  

Languages: Hindi, English

Interesting fact: got married over 2016 Spring Break!

What shocked you upon coming to the US? 

  • Traffic rules are carefully followed
  • Strangers greet each other on the street 
  • Events run strictly on time
       What do you like best about Valpo?
  • People are smiling and patient 
  • lots of opportunities to learn about other cultures (Food Baazar) 
  • Valpo men's basketball!

        If you were given a flight ticket today, it would be to...   

  •  Karan - Las Vegas, Noopur - Hawaii

 



Name: Hongrui Sun
Hometown: Daqing, China
Major: Finance
Language: Chinese (Mandarin), English
What shocked you upon coming to the US?
 - Not many big city areas, mostly suburbs
 - Not as many university parties as in the movies!
 - Not too many staff in stores like Walmart
What do you like best about Valpo?
 - Study environment (small classes, supportive faculty & students)
 - Practical classwork, not just theoretical
 - Dry/smoke-free campus
If you were given a flight ticket today, it would be to...
 - my hometown, then to Barcelona to watch a football (soccer) game