Faces of Nanyan | 人在南燕

“For me China is way more convenient; you just leave your door and you can find all kinds of food and malls right there. On weekends in the United States, there aren’t so many people and you can go lots of fun places–but you have to drive.”

“对我来说中国比美国方便得多,家的附近能找到很多商城和美食。在美国的话,周末人没有那么多,可以去很多好玩的地方,但是需要开车。” … More Faces of Nanyan | 人在南燕


Kung Fu Scholar Association Hosts Taichi Course

The Kung Fu Scholar Association at Peking University Shenzhen hosted a Taijiquan (tai chi) event for everyone to join. They brought in Master Chuanyang Niu, a 5th generation of master Yang-style Tai Chi, to lead the evening’s event. He has practiced for more than forty years and has been invited all over the world in order … More Kung Fu Scholar Association Hosts Taichi Course

Faces of Nanyan | 人在南燕

“It’s really cold in the office today; I had to wrap my blanket around me. It feels oddly satisfying, like I’m cuddling with my blanket in an air conditioned room, ready to sleep.” “办公室冷得让我裹紧了小被子,裹着被子有种在空调房盖被子睡觉的满足感”。 As told to Wandong Yang 

International Student Profile: Kevin Kurnia

“Hi Kevin!” exclaims the barista as we come up to the coffee counter to order. Everyone knows Kevin: faculty, staff, both international and Chinese students—even the Starbucks baristas all know him by name. I’ve been here for three years and still have “foreigner” written on my to-go cup in lieu of anything familiar. But this … More International Student Profile: Kevin Kurnia

Chinese Holidays 101: Golden Week

The National Day of People’s Republic of China (simplified Chinese: 国庆节; pinyin: guóqìngjiē) is one of the country’s major public holidays. Tracing back to its beginnings, the Central People’s Government approved the Resolution on the National Day of the People’s Republic of China on December 2, 1949, and officially declared Oct 1st to be National … More Chinese Holidays 101: Golden Week