Monthly Archives: April 2015

Rashanna Butler: How To Survive Sichuan Cuisine

Before going out to eat in China, you should familiarize yourself with Chinese etiquette. Listed below are several important things to remember: Never stick you chopsticks vertically into your food and let it rest there; It is acceptable to spit … Continue reading

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Ivan Ilic: Crunchtime

It has been a crazy, busy, and very hectic week in Chengdu. I have certainly felt the building pressure of the final assignments due for my classes. Procrastination has always been one of my best characteristics. Although there is only … Continue reading

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David Mejia: In Recent Days

About seven days ago from today, I was able to buy a bike and it was one of the most useful tools I have now in order to get around quickly when I am starving or need to get to … Continue reading

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Tequon Brady: One Month in Three To Go!

Chengdu, China has been nothing short of a learning experience in this past month.  I have made many friends, and experienced a lot of new things that I never thought existed. A usual day for me is class at 10:30 … Continue reading

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Deondre Thompson: The Road Ahead

Everything is feeling like a routine now and I know I must change this.  I am just going through the motions; nothing sticks out for me at all this week. I went to tutoring and all of my classes plus … Continue reading

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Tailor Dortona: Should it Stay or Should it Go? What to Pack and What to Leave Behind (Part 2)

I struggled to pack for China, constantly rearranging piles of “Yes,” “No,” and “Maybe” clothing, shoes, toiletries, and miscellaneous items that I was convinced could come in handy. But now that I have gone through the complete agony of boiling … Continue reading

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Ivan Ilic: My China Experience

I cannot even fathom the fact that I only have about thirty eight more days left in the beautiful city of Chengdu. It is scary to think about the fact that one day a few weeks from now I will … Continue reading

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Deondre Thompson: Xi’an and Recent Activities

I will talk about Xi’an a little bit, since I did not talk about it in the last blog. I enjoyed my stay at Xi’an.  It was fun and I am glad that I got to see another place. It … Continue reading

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David Mejia: Trip to Shanghai

Shanghai was an amazing experience. I went to the very top of the TV tower that had a glass floor as one of its floors. It also had a rotating restaurant to see the entire city around it. There was … Continue reading

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