Chinese Food is More Than Food

Editor’s note: As your Chinese friends come back from their holiday at home, you might hear that a lot what they did there was eating all the delicious food with family and friends. You might wonder why or think “Okay, that’s interesting!” This article explores what...

It Looks A Lot Like Christmas

Editor’s Note: Christmas is almost here! But what might be a Chinese international student’s experience with Christmas? While in China, my first memory of Christmas was writing cards to all my classmates in primary school. At that time I did not know the true...

Christmas: What’s the Reason For This Season?

Editor’s Note: Christmas is almost here! But what does the Christmas season really mean to a Chinese international student? Christmas in China Sometime in the last month, perhaps you traced your finger down a candy cane’s stripes and savored its sweet,...

On Hospitality – [An Awkward Thanksgiving?]

Editor’s Note: This post is the third of four in a series on hospitality. In this post, we will discuss the incredibly opportunity that the Thanksgiving season offers us to love and serve Chinese students. We will also hear from a former Chinese student as she...

Decoding the Mid-Autumn Festival

Celebrating Mid-Autumn Festival? Make sure you try out some tasty treats! Moon cakes are specialty pastries that are filled with a diversity of unique fillings from fruits, nuts, to even dried egg yolks! Find them at your local Chinese grocery or make them yourself!...