Trivia contest, speeches to focus on citizenship

Western Today staff
Monday, November 19, 2012 - 10:19am

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Students in the Asia University America Program at Western Washington University watch a U.S. citizenship naturalization ceremony in Miller Hall on Nov. 8. The ceremony was the first of its kind ever to take place on Western's campus. Photo by Matthew And
Students in the Asia University America Program at Western Washington University watch a U.S. citizenship naturalization ceremony in Miller Hall on Nov. 8. The ceremony was the first of its kind ever to take place on Western's campus. Photo by Matthew And

Members of the Western Washington University community can get a look at what it takes to become a U.S. citizen at a free event Nov. 19 in the Underground Coffeehouse on campus.

"The Test: What it Takes To Become a Documented U.S. Citizen" will feature three speakers talking about the citizenship process. The presentations will be preceded by a special edition of Underground Coffee House Trivia Night focues on the U.S. citizenship test.

This event is presented by the AS Social Issues Resource Center.

Western played host to a U.S. citizenship naturalization ceremony earlier this month. WWU senior instructor Laura Carney, who teaches students in the Asia University America Program, became a U.S. citizen along with five others during the ceremony.

For more information, contact Ean Olsen at 360-650-6804 or as.sirc@wwu.edu.

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Students in the Asia University America Program at Western Washington University watch a U.S. citizenship naturalization ceremony in Miller Hall on Nov. 8. The ceremony was the first of its kind ever to take place on Western's campus. Photo by Matthew And