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“Please don’t give me good guy card!”— Celebration of Bachelor’s Day in modern China »

Talking about celebrations and holidays, you guys have probably already heard of traditional holidays such as the Chinese New Year, the Dragon Boast Festival, the Mid-Autumn Festival….etc. Since I’m the Ning and I’m pretty sure there have been many Chinese students writing about those traditional ones, I want to write something that perhaps not many foreigners [...]

Concrete Jungle Where Dreams Are Made Of — The Economy and Job Market of Shanghai »

When I first heard of this topic, it was difficult for me to come up with a draft for an article. Since China has the largest population, second largest economy and third largest landscape, it has great diversity between regions and to conclude that in one single article was extremely hard for me. So I [...]

How different cultural backgrounds in me respond to culture shock »

It’s been almost 6 weeks since I arrived at Willamette University. Everyday I spend here is wonderful with new information of things I’ve never seen before. It’s my first article for the Willamette World News, and since I’m Ning, I want to start things in a different way.

Tingyu Hu?? Tingyu Me!! »

Hi, everybody.
My name is Tingyu Hu; nice to have a chance to write for the WWN.
I’m from Nanchang, China. A major southeast city with a population of 5 million.

Read Me! This is an article from China »

Thank you for clicking in and really reading me
This is a post from Brie Li, Which is me.
I’m from Harbin, China. It is one of the biggest city in the North China, and also the capital city of the Most north province in China. I was born here and lived in this city [...]

Buddha Jumps Over the Wall »

Hi all!
I am super excited about this topic—food. Why? Because “there is no love more sincere than the love for food”.
As for Chinese dishes, people tend to think they are healthy and tasty. Yes, they are. But today, I would like to introduce to you a ridiculously delicious and mysterious cuisine from my hometown: Fo [...]

Sexuality in China »

Hi, folks. I am Jason Wu, an international exchange student from Xiamen University in China. Xiamen is regarded as the “garden on the sea” which is one of the most popular traveling destinations in China. Sunny weather, blue sky and clean beach are my favorite.
This topic totally scared me when first saw it. I have [...]

I think I can say some about sex in China… »

What’s up y’all!
I was looking forward to this topic for a while because it’s always funny to see how people react to sex.
First thing I want to say is that sex is talked about nowadays in China, at least among young people. I never get it why people of the same age of my parents [...]

Immigration! — China »

Chinese immigrants (only mainland) take up almost 9% of the amount of legal immigrants in the U.S. ranking 2nd after Mexican immigrants, while only 0.1% of the population in China is immigrants. I don’t know if it’s hard to become a Chinese citizen or permanent resident, but Chinese government doesn’t allow double nationality. I guess [...]

Art in China, the Country of China! »

Hello, dear friends! This is Lyu, and I hope you all are having a great time out there!I’m really excited to see what art is like in everyone’s home country! As you know, the name of my country, China, is the same as the name of “china”. Decorated china used to be the symbol of [...]

Hello from China! »

Welcome To My Hood(Remix)
Greetings folks!
It is my great pleasure to write for the Willamette World News and work with our outstanding editors. My name is Lyu Boyuan and I’m a freshman here at Willamette. I was born and raised in Beijing. College has been so busy as far as I can tell. I have [...]

Friends in China »

The Chinese translation of  ”friend”  is “朋友” (peng you), but we might use “peng you” in a broader way than “friend” in English.  ”Peng you” can refer to an acquaintance you just talked for a while, or it can also refer to a person you’ve been friends with for many years.  We have many different [...]

KTV Gives Your Life More Music »

Going to KTV is a big thing in China. For birthday celebrations, family get-togethers, weekends hanging out, or even just killing time, KTV is a great place to go.

KTV is the place where we do karaoke. In China, we sing karaoke more privately than in the US.  There are many separate karaoke boxes, and people usually sing in front [...]

You have to reserve a seat for your new born baby! »

“If your child cannot study in a good kindergarten, then he or she cannot be easily accepted by a good elementary school. If he or she cannot received education in a good elementary school, then there is no chance to go to a top middle school, or competitive high school, or famous university.  Then he or [...]