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Opinion: Political awareness is the key

Opinion: Political awareness is the key

The lack of political awareness today is really quite drastic. It seems that many Americans simply aren’t equipped to digest the political issues, not to mention filter out the fake news and propaganda from TV or Twitter. We haven’t developed enough critical thinking...

#RiceBunny — How China says #MeToo

#RiceBunny — How China says #MeToo

What do #MeToo and #RiceBunny have in common? They are both hashtags that are used by activists and feminists to spread the word about sexual abuse and harassment. It is their way of saying that enough is enough. #RiceBunny got its name from the words “mi” and “tou.”...

Three Gorges Dam and Yangtze River cruise

Three Gorges Dam and Yangtze River cruise

When I travel, I have the opportunity to see nature’s beauty and wonder. I feel insignificant compared to what nature can create. However, I have been in awe of formidable man-made structures as well, including the Three Gorges Dam, the Egyptian Pyramids, and the...

$99-USD Zhangjiajie China tour: Is it worth to go?

$99-USD Zhangjiajie China tour: Is it worth to go?

The sun is shining bright, signaling the arrival of the summer. For students, that means three months of relaxation and rejuvenation with mindless activities such as sleeping in, hanging out with friends and, especially for me, traveling. A year ago, my sisters and I...