Post Tagged with: "China"

Excessive Force: Not Just An American Problem

November 29, 2014 12:49 pm30 comments

With the recent uprising in China’s island city of Hong Kong, tensions have risen on both the island as well as the main land. When Great Britain gave the territory of Hong Kong back to China in the 1980’s an agreement was made to let Hong Kong govern itself, with […]

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The Olympics – What It Means and How We Feel

February 12, 2014 5:00 pm69 comments
Photo by: Carmen Rodriguez

The Olympic Games consist of some of the fiercest competition amongst athletes around the world and has been held in high regard for years. Originally an ancient Greek tradition, several countries now participate in the Olympics. Even through today’s heavy commercialization, the Games’ meanings remain the same. This year, 88 […]

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Welcome to “The Backstreet”

November 13, 2013 12:02 pm2 comments
Flickr Creative Commons: Tauno Tõhk / 陶诺

  By: Brooke Hiban There is nothing better or worse for you than street food. This is especially true for the street food in China. Contrary to popular belief, there isn’t an overwhelming population of health inspectors perusing the stands and harshly regulating/admonishing the dumpling vendors at their shops. I’m […]

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Hornets From Hell: Asian Giant Hornets Terrorize China

11:49 am1 comment

Any form of insect with a stinger and wings is frightening enough, but giant hornets with the ability to kill? That is an entirely different rational fear. Breaking news has displayed disturbing pictures of the Asian Giant Hornet terrorizing China. 42 people have been killed and more than a thousand […]

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