International Student Highlights: Fariq bin Sazuki

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What is your name?
Fariq bin Sazuki

What is your major?
Mathematics and Economics

What is your country of origin?
Malaysia

What is your class year?
2019

Can you tell us one interesting fact about your home country?
It’s a multiracial country consisting of Malay, Chinese, Indian, and indigenous peoples.

What is the strangest thing you have noticed about US culture?
The food portion is huge!

How are you involved on campus?
I’m the co-captain of Stepping Out Loud Everytime (SOLE) and the senior advisor of the Lymin Lyons

What is your favorite food?
Sushi

What is your favorite movie?
Avengers: Infinity War

What is your favorite place in the US?
Seattle

What do you miss about your home country?
The weather and food!

What do you like about Wheaton?
It’s very diverse, and there are many activities that I can do and try

What is your favorite place on campus to socialize?
Chase Dining Hall, Balfour Hood, and the Science Center

What do you want others to know about your home country/culture?
Our food is interesting and worth a try!

What is one thing you have learned about the US since being here (cultural concerns, history, etc)?
People here are very friendly, even though the political situations in the US concern me.