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German foreign exchange student Nils Schweizer poses in front of Texarkana's iconic state line. Schweizer was forced to return to Germany two months early due to concerns about COVID-19.

Escaping the virus

April 7, 2020

Many students from all over the world, dream about going to an American high school for a year. Making new friends, learning a new language, and adjusting to a new culture is the adventure every teenager is looking for. Sadly, not everyone is getting this opportunity; becoming a foreign exchange stu...

Charli Hüter and her family pose in front of her grandparents home in Hessen, Germany. Charli visited her family this past summer.

Uniting cultures one goal at a time

August 20, 2018

“Goal!” My cousin, Erich Hüter, was elated. His bright, blue eyes glittered. Not a soul in the cozy Hüter household in Frankfurt, Hessen could deny the anxious rhythm of his pitter-patter breath. My grandfather poked his thinning, cotton ball head into the room for a rare break from his daily maintena...

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Durch das Deutsche Land

January 26, 2016

Strolling down brick streets and marveling at Gothic architecture, smelling the tempting aromas of freshly baked bread, and hearing church bells from across towns are sights and sounds that tourists visiting Germany experience. However, a good trip doesn't come without adequate planning. When traveling ...

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