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  • July 28, 2012 | Jia Min Huang
    This is the first time I watched the opening ceremony of Olympic so I thought of writing my reactions. I thought the London Olympic Opening Ceremony was really pretty, colorful, and spectacular but some parts were confusing and rather creepy. The part that made me feel like crying and seeing the efforts that the London organizing committee put in...
  • Desks of students in the final year of high school. - Picture from illuminant
    July 17, 2012 | Jia Min Huang
     On June 7-8, 2012, approximately 9.15 million Chinese high school seniors began their notoriously tough university-entrance exam called the Gaokao exam or in English, the National Higher Education Entrance Examination began.  This exam is the sole component in entering a glorious college for these seniors, which determines their future...
  • July 14, 2012 | Jan Garcia
    A lot of times people have a bad impression about those young adults who are not in school nor employed. These disconnected young adults are perceived as good for nothing and a burden for society. The reality is that these young adults have the same potential and capability of being a great contribution to society as any other young adult...