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Sunsets and Farewells

Published by Ethan Ahuna
Every evening, the sky above A Mountain erupts in shades of pink, orange, and gold. For two months, I marveled …
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Naming the Feeling

Published by Sara Yuen
As a linguistics major, I am often questioned about my subject of study. It’s a reasonable inquiry! Language is a …
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Published by Michael Saporito
Today when I got back from work, I had an interesting conversation with my host mom about identity, specifically, last …
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Ending on a (Zhu)Hai Note

Published by IreneKoc
I never really thought myself to be the type to cry when things got emotional. But the moment all the …
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Saying Goodbye is Hard

Published by PamelaSurran
It has been a week since leaving Zhuhai and looking back on it is an utterly surreal feeling. The final …
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Post 8 – The Final Rhythm

Published by DanielSong
The program has finally concluded, and after a little under 40 hours of traveling, I’ve  made it home. I usually …
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Zài jiàn Zhuhai

Published by Megan Wong
I was not prepared for this. I saw it coming from miles away. I felt it creeping closer and closer. …
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