News | Feb 17, 2012 | 3:27
What's in a name
Zach Goudie reports: The face of St. John’s is changing. A growing community of immigrants (particularly students), have made the city more diverse. But many newcomers are leaving something behind - their names. International students are adopting western names while adapting to life in their new home. This nuanced look at a complex topic, touches on themes of identity and racial politics, cultural assimilation, ingrained social prejudices and evolving attitudes towards inclusion and acceptance.