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The Voice of China voices changes

By CLIVIA WANG – 6 years ago

Season 4 of “The Voice of China” (TVOC) is back. In 2012, the show launched its first season in China. It soon created frenzy for both audiences and producers, as…

Summer in China propels students forward in fluency

By SARAH DOLAN – 6 years ago

Vassar students participated in the Qingdao Program in China to improve their Chinese skills. The program offers three credits over the course of the summer and is equivalent to third-year…

Ye’s latest explores beauty through chaos

By YIFAN WANG – 7 years ago

Lou Ye is a famous screenwriter and director commonly grouped with the “Sixth Generation” directors of Chinese cinema from the post-1990 era. His latest film, Blind Massage was nominated for…

Vassar News Briefs 4/24/14

By ANNA IOVINE & NOBLE INGRAM – 7 years ago

Lecture by Harry Wu   On Tuesday, April 22, political activist Harry Wu gave a lecture sponsored by the Asian Students Alliance (ASA) and Amnesty International. “This lecture came about…

China Moonshot revives ethical spaceflight debate

By LILY ELBAUM – 8 years ago

Rather than discussing the hot topic of the moment—Thanksgiving and cultural appropriation—I’d like to talk about China, which has been out of the news a little bit lately. It has…

Outside the Bubble

By SHELIA HU – 8 years ago

Marijuana legalization increases in popularity Studies show that marijuana is a very popular illicit recreational drug, with nearly 17 million Americans age 12 and older reporting use in the past…

Boland illuminates Chinese urbanization

By EMILY HOFFMAN – 8 years ago

On Monday September 16, University of Toronto Professor of Geography Alana Boland came to Vassar to give a lecture entitled “Both Spectacular and Mundane: The Greening of Urban China.” This…

Remnants of colonialism plague Chinese economy

By HELOISE MERCIER – 8 years ago

Most countries in East Asia, especially those in Southeast Asia, were built from two related forces: migration and colonialism. The former implied a large dispersion of citizens from Central Asia…

Economic growth in China creates political challenges

By SARA LOBO – 9 years ago

Formerly described by Napoleon Bonaparte as a “sleeping giant,” China has in recent decades awoken from its slumber of isolation and economic stagnation to take its place at the forefront…