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International Spotlight: Kolod Aljohani


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    Kolod Aljohani, an international student from Saudi Arabia, came to Eastern Washington University with her husband three years ago. When her husband graduated seven months ago with his mechanical engineering degree and had to return home and look for a job, Aljohani decided to stay and finish her degree.

    She has invested too much effort into her American education to give up now: two years of classes toward a technical communication major, as well as a double minor in visual communication design and German.

    "I needed to adapt to the situation, not give up," she said.

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