One Fulfilling Day at the Zoo

One Fulfilling Day at the Zoo

By HAOYU ZHENG and ERIN HOLLOWAY Editor: MICHELLE DANNER   With the arrival of spring and the gradually warming weather, it’s a perfect time to go outside and have some fun! Therefore, UPP staff prepared a meaningful event at the North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro,...
Courageously Taking on High Ropes

Courageously Taking on High Ropes

By TIFFANY MERRITT Editor: MICHELLE DANNER   On Monday, March 13, 2017, three UPP students kicked off their spring break with an adventure to the high ropes course at the Greensboro Science Center.  The activity was originally requested by student Xinye Wu.  He...
Great Gatsby Event at UNCG

Great Gatsby Event at UNCG

By MIN YANG and TIFFANY MERRITT Editor: MICHELLE DANNER   Great Gatsby event is one of the activities organized by New Mind Education at UNCG. This was a dance activity steeped in mystery.  Many Americans have studied the novel The Great Gatsby during high school....
Exploring Culture Through Video Games!

Exploring Culture Through Video Games!

By JESSICA QU and ERIN HOLLOWAY Editor: MICHELLE DANNER   When video games are paired with college students, the connotation tends to be negative. Parents and teachers worry students spend too much time playing video games rather than studying or interacting with...
Define Your Own Gravity!

Define Your Own Gravity!

By XUYI ZHU and ERIN HOLLOWAY Editor: MICHELLE DANNER   Midterms are quickly approaching for our students at NC State, and already the pressure is on! With that in mind, it was time for a little well-deserved fun for our UPP students. Defy Gravity is a...
Chinese New Year Celebration at UNCG

Chinese New Year Celebration at UNCG

By JIANGXUE CHEN and TIFFANY MERRITT Editor: MICHELLE DANNER   Chinese New Year, also known as Spring Festival in China, is one of the most important traditional holidays in China. Chinese New Year starts on the first day of the Chinese lunar calendar.  Although...
Sharing Chinese New Year with NCSU

Sharing Chinese New Year with NCSU

By HARRY HAISHUO DUN and CAROLINE CORNISH Editor: MICHELLE DANNER   Winter has certainly arrived by the end of January. But there were some beautiful scenes here at NC State, which already indicate the coming of spring. Among these is the atmosphere of Chinese...
Ballin’ into 2017

Ballin’ into 2017

By XIN ZHAO and TIFFANY MERRITT Editor: MICHELLE DANNER   On January 21, we held a basketball game at the new Kaplan Recreation Center on UNCG campus. Both the Chinese students and American students who attended enjoyed the game very much. The game consisted of...
Student Welcome Party!

Student Welcome Party!

By HARRY HAISHUO DUN and ERIN HOLLOWAY Editor: MICHELLE DANNER   After a long and sweet winter break, UPP students reunited to share their holiday adventures and prepare for the new semester at the UPP Welcome Party in the Pullen Park Community Center. This event...