Hindu fest, Iran talk kick off Fitchburg State's International Month

Nov 5, 2013 Full story: Sentinel & Enterprise 19

Fitchburg State University launched International Month on Monday afternoon with a celebration of the Hindu festival of Diwali and a discussion on American foreign policy on Iran, just two of several events throughout the month that are free and open to the public.

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Marcus

Concord, MA

#1 Nov 6, 2013
I'm Hindu five foot 2 340 pounds,isn't it fit and fun in phat town
Working Stiff

Gardner, MA

#2 Nov 6, 2013
Fitchburg State has gone to the India/Persian, Middle eastern students now. I guess it shouldn't be a surprise as tuition fees were raised.

The new upper class dorms on Willow Street houses mostly students from the India descent but again this student housing building is out of the price range for most local middle class students.

I guess it isn't a bad thing but colleges know they can get more money from the India/Persian students so they keep raising their fees but that hurts what a State College University was intended to be for and that was for local middle class students.
Devils Advocate

Rockville, MD

#3 Nov 7, 2013
yeah, why do you think they changed the name from "College" to "University"?
So they can charge more money!
It isn't about the poor bastards from in-state anymore!
Marcus

Concord, MA

#4 Nov 7, 2013
Working Stiff wrote:
Fitchburg State has gone to the India/Persian, Middle eastern students now. I guess it shouldn't be a surprise as tuition fees were raised.
The new upper class dorms on Willow Street houses mostly students from the India descent but again this student housing building is out of the price range for most local middle class students.
I guess it isn't a bad thing but colleges know they can get more money from the India/Persian students so they keep raising their fees but that hurts what a State College University was intended to be for and that was for local middle class students.
they charge me extra cause I'm phat
Voter

Bedford, MA

#5 Nov 7, 2013
Working Stiff wrote:
Fitchburg State has gone to the India/Persian, Middle eastern students now. I guess it shouldn't be a surprise as tuition fees were raised.
The new upper class dorms on Willow Street houses mostly students from the India descent but again this student housing building is out of the price range for most local middle class students.
I guess it isn't a bad thing but colleges know they can get more money from the India/Persian students so they keep raising their fees but that hurts what a State College University was intended to be for and that was for local middle class students.
If by "gone to the India/Persian, Middle eastern students now" you mean that the student profile is 80% white you'd be spot on. Follow the link below and hover over the slices to see the % population.

You must have gone to the Kevin Lynch school of pulling stats from your backside school.

http://www.collegefactual.com/colleges/fitchb...
Working Stiff

Gardner, MA

#6 Nov 7, 2013
Voter wrote:
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If by "gone to the India/Persian, Middle eastern students now" you mean that the student profile is 80% white you'd be spot on. Follow the link below and hover over the slices to see the % population.
You must have gone to the Kevin Lynch school of pulling stats from your backside school.
http://www.collegefactual.com/colleges/fitchb...
Maybe you should pay a visit to the college. Not too many whiteys anymore. Mostly India. Would you like me to send a picture of graduation line to you?
Civil Servant Supporter

Fitchburg, MA

#7 Nov 7, 2013
Working Stiff wrote:
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Maybe you should pay a visit to the college. Not too many whiteys anymore. Mostly India. Would you like me to send a picture of graduation line to you?
Dude, you got your aZZ handed to you. Facts don't lie. Voter turned you on your head, deal with it.
Working Stiff

Gardner, MA

#8 Nov 7, 2013
Civil Servant Supporter wrote:
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Dude, you got your aZZ handed to you. Facts don't lie. Voter turned you on your head, deal with it.
Dude maybe you should attend the next graduation.
Guess

Gardner, MA

#9 Nov 7, 2013
Who has no interest in the rest of the world, prefers to live in a bubble of USA only.

Prefer dumbed down and comfortable.
GoBama

Leominster, MA

#11 Nov 7, 2013
Guess wrote:
Who has no interest in the rest of the world, prefers to live in a bubble of USA only.
Prefer dumbed down and comfortable.
Very good point. I have always been happy with my country until you whack jobs start pushing gay stuff, immigration and race. Take the Boston Marathon bombers for instance.'Well they seemed like nice kids so we let them live in our house.'. NO! They were making bombs in your garage you idiots. How does this happen? Do you walk into your garage and say 'wow that looks like a bomb' and the terrorists respond 'No, this is a pressure cooker and we are in the garage trying to reproduce a recipe we saw on Rachel Ray.' Idiot harborer 'Ok but if you need more ball bearings I think there might be some on the shelf.'.
Civil Servant Supporter

Fitchburg, MA

#12 Nov 7, 2013
Working Stiff wrote:
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Dude maybe you should attend the next graduation.
Got nothing, huh? Someone presents you with hard facts and you go the other way with it. Good approach, you must of been president of your debate team.
Working Stiff

Gardner, MA

#13 Nov 7, 2013
Civil Servant Supporter wrote:
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Got nothing, huh? Someone presents you with hard facts and you go the other way with it. Good approach, you must of been president of your debate team.
Hey dumb dumb, India students put down themselves as white. There is no INDIA check box !
Civil Servant Supporter

Fitchburg, MA

#14 Nov 7, 2013
Working Stiff wrote:
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Hey dumb dumb, India students put down themselves as white. There is no INDIA check box !
Wrong. That would be Asian.
GoBama

Leominster, MA

#15 Nov 7, 2013
Whenever I fill out paper work I always check the hispanic box and under sex I put gay. Lets be honest, in todays society if you are a gay hispanic you are guaranteed to get free stuff with no questions asked. Just ask Gomez.
Voter

Bedford, MA

#16 Nov 8, 2013
Working Stiff wrote:
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Maybe you should pay a visit to the college. Not too many whiteys anymore. Mostly India. Would you like me to send a picture of graduation line to you?
I drive through campus every day. See a vast assortment of races/colors represented. But I'd agree with the data I posted vs. the anecdotal evidence you present. I see a majority of white students as I drive through. That's a small sample of data though, that's why it's best to go with the facts.
Renee

Concord, MA

#17 Nov 8, 2013
Don't forget about me. Oh my makeup is running.f
Factivist

Leominster, MA

#19 Nov 8, 2013
Iran, Iwalked what's the difference? I think camel jockeys are hot.
Renee

Framingham, MA

#20 Nov 14, 2013
Marcus wrote:
I'm Hindu five foot 2 340 pounds,isn't it fit and fun in phat town
cool big man
Renee

Framingham, MA

#21 Nov 14, 2013
GoBama wrote:
Whenever I fill out paper work I always check the hispanic box and under sex I put gay. Lets be honest, in todays society if you are a gay hispanic you are guaranteed to get free stuff with no questions asked. Just ask Gomez.
me too ans so does acdc,and Jtn

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