Category Archives: Entertainment

Life of Discovery

Life of Discovery exchange program has brought 4 top Chinese authors to Chicago and Iowa City this year. Just ended on Friday Nov. 3rd, Chinese novelist and International Writing Profram alumnus Mo Yan who was announced the winnter of 2012 … Continue reading

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Halloween week in Japan

Frankenstein, wicked witches, Superman, Batman and all the other imaginary figures will appear in different cities and even countries on one night: All Hallow’s Evening. Halloween may be a Christian festival and considered having pagan roots, with the growth of technologies … Continue reading

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Where the West meets the East

I’ve spent weeks trying to demonstrate the rapidly-increasing number of Asian population in Iowa area with charts and video. This is a growth that we can ignore and I always feel like maybe it’s not enough yet. If the charts … Continue reading

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Coverage of Asians in media

Even though the size of the Asian community has been growing rapidly in the United States; it is undoubtedly still covered as one of the minority community in the media. There are still many stereotypes about Asians such as “Asians don’t know … Continue reading

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Business from Oversea

While we talked about Asians and Asian life, Westerns may think about the long history of China, the delicious sushi and kimchi from Japan and Korea and how smart Asians are supposedly to be with science subjects in school especially … Continue reading

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