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Chinese Dragon Dance Dates Back Thousands of Years and is a Great Way to Experience Chinese Culture

Credit: xinhua.net

Aaron Hsu, News Section Editor

January 16, 2020

With the 2020 Chinese New Year or Lunar New Year fast approaching on 1/25, Asian families worldwide are gathering to celebrate with friends and family. Many places celebrate the New Year with large festivals and cultural performances.  A mainstay of every festival celebrating the Chinese New Year is...

Cultural disparity: Living as the “first generation”

Explore the role that food can play in recording divides that result from cultural assimilation.

Ann Ding, Resident Artist

May 1, 2018

Recently in Mrs. Harrison’s AP Literature and Composition class, students were tasked with interviewing family members to discover the origins and methods of a traditional family recipe. Students dug into their family history and cultural roots in order to select and create a paper about the perfec...

Lambert Linguist: Tips from a Speaker of 15 Languages (Part 1)

Born in southeast Slovakia, Skultety was exposed to multiple languages from a young age. By the time he was 15, he had learned Slovakian, Hungarian, Czech, English, and German to a native level. (Although now, he says he has lost the fully native speech of his English and German after so many years.) For more information, read his blog, Forever A Student.

SungMin Park, Staff Writer

April 27, 2016

Vladimir Skultety speaks 15 languages. He translates three for a living: English, Slovak, and Mandarin Chinese. Eight of these languages (including the ones he translates) he has learned at a C1-C2 level, the highest grade for fluency according to the Common European Framework of Reference. He is...