Monthly Archives: September 2015

Kyle Munson: Varying Chinese Cultures

Since I arrived in the People’s Republic of China about one month ago, one of the most interesting things that is prevalent in China is the high level of homogeneity. In China, 91% of the population is made up of … Continue reading

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Solomon Crawford: New Chapter For My Life

Monday, August 31st was the start of a new chapter for my life. It was the first time I ever flew by myself and the first time I had ever been on an international flight. It still shocks me and … Continue reading

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Shakeera Hooker: Subtle Differences Between Cultures

Interacting with native Chinese students has given more opportunity to discover subtle difference between cultures and even more things for us to talk about. Something I brought with a few Chinese students is that each time I go to hug … Continue reading

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Quan Graham: Exploring the Chengdu Experience

Life in China already has a lot to offer; these two weeks have felt more like two months to me. I’m very interested in seeing how this experience will shape me by the time I come back home. China reminds … Continue reading

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Qiqi Chen: Opening Up to Chendu

Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan Province, is known as the “City of Hibiscus,” the “Broacade City,” and the “Turtle City” in China. However, without knowing the history, I have only heard of it being called the “Country of Heaven” from … Continue reading

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Kasim Josey: Anxiously Awaiting For Chengdu

I remember feeling restless on August 30th, the night before the flight. I spent my entire summer anxiously awaiting for this day to come, and now it was finally here. The plane ride here was an adventure within itself. I … Continue reading

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