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Zia Moore: Stepping Stones to My Future

Greeted by my future, I quickly realized that this was it. As I entered the office of the Zhonghao Law Firm, I instantly felt at home. I knew from that point on that I made the right decision to accept … Continue reading

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Amelia Chumney: Internship at DeHeng Law Offices

I am a law intern at DeHeng Law Offices, where I help to clarify and condense English contracts and aid my supervisor by writing reports on contracts and legal relationships between clients. Every week, my internship supervisor gives me an … Continue reading

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Kenia Alvarado Martinez: Rollercoaster of Emotions

It has almost been a month since I left the US to study in China and it has been a rollercoaster of emotions. Even though before I left, I read articles and watched videos to prepare me for travel it … Continue reading

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Christina Batista: Expect the Unexpected: Sichuan Opera

In America, I was so sure I was familiar with all opera had to offer. I’ve seen operas in Italian, in German, in French; before I left the states, I had just seen Le Nozze de Figaro, Gianni Schicchi, and … Continue reading

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Dejah S. Smith: Chengdu: Familiar Yet Different

In New York, where I frequent, has little areas around the city that is supposed to represent a whole culture. In lower Manhattan lies Chinatown, where tourists come in to take pictures and eat “Chinese” food. I can admit that … Continue reading

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Kathryn Calenberg-Laviola:We Had Fun Opera and BBQ Nights

This week we got to experience Chinese theater when going to the Sichuan Opera. Song, dance, and acrobatics were magnificently showcased. Brilliant colors painted the faces of the actors while dressed dazzling clothes as they danced across the stage. As … Continue reading

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Kathryn Calenberg-Laviola:Our First Week in Chengdu

Our first week of coming to China in Spring 2019 has been such a spectacular adventure. Meeting new people and creating new friendships as we explore Sichuan Province. Everyone that we have encountered has been friendly and all of us … Continue reading

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MAY WE MEET AGAIN

  I am writing this blog in the same airport where Sara picked us up the first time. It feels like a dream, like China never happened… back then, these young students came with their suitcases full of fears, promises, … Continue reading

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THANKSGIVING IN CHINA??

HAPPY THANKSGIVING FAM!! Last Thursday, we celebrated the day that many of our students were waiting for, Thanksgiving! This celebration is one of the most important holidays in the United States. For those who do not know about this celebration, … Continue reading

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FREE TRIP: meeting the Gēlǎozú in Nuo City

Last week, some of the students visited the city of Chongqing, Nuo City and the Balahu Valley. Chongqing is a big and rising city in China. In its effort to promote tourism in this city, the municipality sponsors many trips … Continue reading

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