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Career Day

Career Day
By: Xiao Liang Getting up at six in the morning is definitely not something fun or cool. But it was still amazing to see how our center beauties and handsomes dress up nicely in suits when daytime was still yet to come. After sleeping for two hours on the bus, everyone woke up and energetically started talking about this upcoming and mysterious career day. At 11:20am, a group of about 100 center students... 

HNC’s Spring 2012 Banwei Elected Amid Promises of Hope, Change, and Beverage Reform

While SAIS D.C. has the SGA (Student Government Association), HNC has what is called the Banwei (班委) or “student committee.” The Banwei is comprised of four student representatives (one male and one female representative each on the Chinese and international sides) that act as bridges between the student body and the administration. They are elected once each semester and help organize... 

Historic Finish for HNC Dragonboat Team

Historic Finish for HNC Dragonboat Team
The last dragonboats in the semifinal rounds rowed out to take their places at the starting line. The HNC Dragonboat was anxiously waiting on-shore, sitting in fourth place, the last qualifying spot for the finals. If no other boats could best their time, HNC would be guaranteed with their best finish ever. The Dragonboat festival has been a long-honored tradition in Asia. Twenty-six teams from around... 
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Assassins!

Assassins!
At 8:00 AM on Thursday, May 26th, 59 students at the Hopkins-Nanjing Center began the second assassins game of the academic year, dubbed by its organizers as “Assassins: Death at the Fish Pond.” In the days running up to this morbid contest of guts, guile and grit, the participants were issued water guns and instructions to hunt down their fellow HNCers, until a only single student would... 
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Jujutsu in the Courtyard

Jujutsu in the Courtyard
On June 1st, HNCers gathered in the courtyard for a tournament a year in the making. For the past two semesters the Chinese American Jujutsu club (CAJJ or 中美柔術) has been learning and practicing the art of jujutsu (柔術) under fellow student Gene Yu: “I’m so proud of the CAJJ class that we held– the progress of the guys that had the heart to stick it out through all the battles... 

Meet Jason Patent

Meet Jason Patent
As the academic year draws to a close at the Hopkins-Nanjing Center, students are inevitably thinking about summer plans, job prospects, and the like, but for first-year MA students and those joining the Center in the fall, there is talk in the air about the new American Co-Director. After two short tenures by interim co-directors Carla Freeman and David Davies, the Center is gearing up for the arrival...