Analysis Of Emily Wilcox 's ' The Friends Of Internationals '

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As the president of Friends of Internationals, Emily Wilcox has to face numerous challenges to keep “Friends of Internationals” running. “Everything is kind of a financial problem because we don’t have any money,” says Emily. The Friends of Internationals is a not-for-profit club that provides physical and emotional needs to international students. These needs include helping international students find a job inside the campus, furniture, housing, and more. Emily, as the president of the club, has to take all the responsibility and has to fulfill international students’ needs if they have any. The Friends of Internationals has six honor executives, six board of officials members, and one hundred and seventeen members. This club is not limited to helping international students. It also helps other clubs inside the campus such as MISA (Multicultural International Student Association) to run the food pantry for students. The club also hosts many events on and off campus. For example, the club hosted the Nepali dance Night last year and is hosting a Christmas event this year in November. The club also provides a variety of workshops to benefit the international students. “When I was young, I learned that the best way to show people how much you love them is to help them,” says Emily. She is involved in church, where she teaches English to kids and helps old and poor people. Through the church, she goes on mission trips every summer and helps impoverished people. “Last…

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