At 6:00 a.m., both my cell phone alarm and my roommate’s alarm clock would go off simultaneously. The idea was that if one didn’t wake us up, then the other surely would. Both of us always hit the snooze button and ended up over-sleeping anyway. At 6:20 a.m., the dorm mother would stomp down the…
On Feb. 23, the Bing Overseas Study Program (BOSP) announced that it will offer a new quarter-long program in Hong Kong starting in autumn 2019. The program will become the 12th active BOSP program and the second with no language requirement.
Chinese and Japanese majors and minors will be consolidated into one East Asian studies major and minor program that gives undergraduates the option of choosing from three subplans: China, Japan or Korea.
David Nivison, the Walter Y. Evans-Wentz Professor in Oriental Philosophies, Religions and Ethics, Emeritus, died on Oct. 16 at the age of 91.
Stanford undergraduates continue to take language courses out of interest rather than to fulfill a language requirement, according to the latest annual report from Stanford University Language Center.
Like many other students, I spent this past week travelling with friends. But instead of going on a cruise or relaxing in some other warm, sunny region of the world, we ended up in Greece. A cold, windy, closed-for-off-season Greece. Not quite what we had envisioned when we made the impulse decision to buy tickets after watching a certain movie with Meryl Streep singing and dancing on Greek islands.
“Bidà xī mén.” In theory, after you have said those words, your Beijing taxi driver should nod his head and begin driving. If said incorrectly, as I managed to do every single time I get in a taxi, a more precise “Běijīng dàxué” should do the trick…