Left: "I'm from Budapest, Hungary. I moved here to go to college and my sister lives here, so it's a bonus."

Right: "I'm from Bangkok, Thailand. I moved here for the masters program, beer, and the weather."

"I'm from Clackamas. I came to Portland State for a post-baccalaureate program in science."

"I'm from Houston, Texas. My dad got a job out here and he brought me. I'm studying education and health to teach middle-school kids."

"I'm from Olympia, Washington. I really wanted to experience life in the city."

"I'm from San Jose, California. I like how I blend in here, and that suits me. It's a great place to be politically active."

"I'm from Hood River. I came here to create beautiful things. I'm a graphic design major. That was my calling."

Left: "I'm from Ann Arbor, Michigan. I moved here two weeks ago. This is my first day of graduate school."

Right: "I'm from Southeast Portland. I'm an English major."

"I'm from Forrest Grove. ​​​​​I transferred from George Fox University. I've always wanted to be a part of a big city."