The Crossroads Program

             

Crossroads brings together international and domestic students with a passion and curiosity for language and culture. These students elect to live in the intentional learning community of Carlson International Center. Crossroads members work to understand themselves and the world by exploring global issues and creating programming to educate the entire campus community.

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South Korea ferry captain 'held'

The captain of a South Korean ferry that sank earlier this week leaving hundreds of people missing has been arrested, Yonhap news agency says.

Mexico shaken by powerful earthquake

A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake hits several states in southern and western Mexico, shaking buildings in the capital and causing panic, but there are no reports of casualties or damage.

VIDEO: One-minute World News

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Republican shot dead in west Belfast

A prominent dissident republican, Tommy Crossan, has been shot dead in west Belfast.

Nigerian military retracts claim

In an embarrassing blow to its perception from an increasingly skeptical public, the Nigerian military Thursday retracted a report that nearly all the 129 school girls kidnapped by suspected Boko Haram militants had been released.

Earthquake strikes Mexico

According to the USGS, the quake measured 7.5 magnitude and was centered north of Acapulco.

Pope Francis leads Good Friday service

Pope Francis on Friday evening was leading a service at St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican to mark Good Friday, the most solemn day in the Christian calendar.

Mother slaps, forgives son's killer

An Iranian mother slaps and then forgives her 17-year old son's murderer in dramatic scenes at the gallows.