Chinese Lion Dance Came to Metrowest, I-495

By David Li, For many years, Chinese lion dance has been performed in Boston Chinatown around Chinese New Year, which is also known as Spring Festival. 2012 is the Year of Dragon according to Chinese calendar, and celebration of the Spring Festival made its way westward to I-495 belt this year. Lion dancers from […]

Bridging Industry and Academia – An Interview with MIT Industrial Liaison Expert Dr. Graham Rong

By David Li, translation by Li Tan Graham Rong is the chairman of the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium. Under his leadership, the CIO Symposium has become one of the most influential forums for the IT industry, attracting CIOs and other top executives from numerous major international corporations to this annual conference. On December 9, 2011, […]

Winners of White House Video Contest, Local High School Students Prepare a Trip of a Lifetime

By David Li, On April 5, twelve teen students from Charlestown High School, most of them immigrated to Boston area with their families from China less than three years ago, will participate in a White House meeting as winners of a video contest. Started as a joint project between Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center(BCNC) and […]

Ying Wu’s Vocal Classes Celebrated Year of Dragon with Beautiful Songs

By David Li, translation by Jun Yang On the afternoon and evening of January 28, Ying Wu’s vocal classes held a Chinese New Year’s concert in Hancock United Church of Christ in Lexington, Mass. As a special guest, Kristy Lee, New England’s only 24-hour news TV station NECN’s morning news anchor, hosted the concert. The […]

“Spring, its softness is disarming and its light comforting” – A Painter’s Note In Spring and Selected Paintings

By Sophia Yee, painter and poet Spring allows me to express myself fully and freely in a dynamic movement of colors,shapes, lines, light and shadows and to capture the essence of the moment and perhaps the light and shadow that raises me from a sinking mood and a dead spirit. Spring speaks in a unique […]

From Chemistry Engineer to Comedian – A Dialogue with Joe Wong

By David Li, photo by Han Yan, In the afternoon of March 25, MIT Chinese Student and Scholar Association (CSSA) Career Development team hosted a special lecture, titled “From chemistry engineer to comedian – a dialogue with Joe Wong” at classroom 35-225 at MIT. Well-known Chinese American comedian Joe Wong shared his experience from […]

I’m Living My Dream – An Interview with Jason Shen on Life, Work and Purposeful Life by His Father

By Anping Shen, ED. D. Jason was born in China and went through from pre-­‐school to graduate school in the United States. During his junior year at the Newton North High School, Newton, MA, Jason was selected as a member of the USA National Man’s Junior Gymnastics Team. In 2009, Jason was a co-­‐captain of […]