Festival will take you on a journey

By Ngoc Nguyen - Staff Reporter



Highline's international students aim to take the campus community "Around the World in a Day" during the annual GlobalFest celebration in the Student Union this Saturday night.

Organized by the International Leadership Student Council, the event will feature cultural booths and ethnic cuisine, as well as cultural performances. This is a chance to explore different culture and traditions from Highline foreign national students, organizers say.

The event will take place on May 12 and runs from 5:30 to around 9 p.m in the Student Union. Admission is free and everybody is welcomed to come attend.

International Student Programs will send out live videos on social media, including Facebook and Instagram. They will be available on the Facebook page of International Student Programs after the event.

Some elements of the event will be recreated for Kent International Festival on June 3 at the ShoWare Center.

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Club Fair next Tuesday

If you want to join a club at Highline but have questions, visit the Club Fair next Tuesday. The fair will take place in the Mt. Constance room in Building 8. The fair will occur from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on Jan. 23, and will have representatives from many of the clubs on campus.

Help with Transfer Portfolio

Students who are planning on transferring to a four-year school but need help with their personal statement essay can attend a seminar on Thursday, Feb. 1. The event will take place in the MESA Center in Building 25 from 12:15-1:15 p.m. Students who want their portfolios reviewed by a representative from surrounding colleges will have that opportunity on Thursday, Feb. 8. The event will take place in the Mt. Constance room from 1:30-4 p.m. Students must register by Jan. 25. You can register in Building 6 in the Transfer Center, or online at bit.ly/tprd-wtr18.

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