Matti was an exchange student from
We were on the bus ride of our trip. The trip was an event organized for exchange students by the Ewha PEACE buddies. Matti and I sat in the back part of the bus. He was explaining to me how he found
Matti was speechless. This was not the answer he expected. Yet sensing the tone in Johan’s voice, Matti carefully chose his words to re-explain his position. Johan, however, was frustrated to have to explicate himself again. He started to speak faster. Segments of his speech became a language I did not understand. By then, it was clear that Matti regretted bringing up the topic to Johan. Matti quietly backed out and agreed, in appearance, to what Johan insisted.
I know little about Northern European history therefore cannot tell whose statement is more credible. One thing certain, nevertheless, is that
Approximately 150 exchange students studied at Ewha last semester. Most of them are gone now, including Matti and Johan, but I expect just as many to arrive this spring. Each student brings a unique individuality and perspective to Ewha. I plan to share with the rest of the campus, through the Ewha Voice, the various experiences that exchange students have in
Assistant reporter, Lee Jee-woo (University of Wisconsin-Madison, 3)