Tuesday, October 23, 2018
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Education

SURVIVAL: Parents Recount What It’s Like When Their Kids Apply to College

The process of applying to college can be even more stressful for parents of high school seniors than it is for the students filling out the applications. Even parents who have already sent an older child to school can find the process overwhelming. It often feels like teaching your child how to drive a car: helpless and fraught with...

Vote for a Cause

What if we all could vote for causes we care for??? Voting has been used as a feature of democracy since the 6th century BC, when democracy was introduced by the Athenian democracy. Many of the oldest forms of electioneering are still relevant in the 21st century: the public meeting at the local school or town hall, door-to-door canvassing, advertisements...

REACH continues reaching out to the community

R.E.A.C.H. of Central Florida
June is the month that not only marks the start of summer break but also the start of a new term for the board of the non-profit organization, REACH of Central Florida. This organization, whose acronym stands for "Recognizing, Experiencing, Asian Cultural Heritage", was founded in 2010 by three high school students who had a desire to promote Asian...

2 Monkeys and a Fence

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Two monkeys were planning to escape from the new zoo they had been transported. The first said: “If there is a low fence, we’ll jump on top.” The second replied, “If there is a high fence, we’ll dig under.” One of the monkeys went to check the fence and returned disappointed with face fallen. “We cannot escape,” he said, “as...

Santa Fe College Leads the Way

  From Graphic Design to Zoo Animal Technology Santa Fe College prepares students for exciting and rewarding high-demand careers. Santa Fe College located in Gainesville FLA., has been selected as one of the Top 10 Colleges in America by the Aspen Institute for a second time. The College has been recognized in the following four areas: 1) student learning, 2) certificate...

FLOWERS TO THE DEAD ONES

One of the days Jacky returned to China after a long period where he was away; Jacky came to lay flowers on the grave of his mother. After he laid the flowers and prayed, he lifted himself and turned to leave. Then he noticed an old man placing a big bowl of rice on the grave of his wife. “Ah, so...

Changing the World, One Pinyin at a Time

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One author is trying to help readers across the world learn Chinese, starting with a children's book. Children’s book author Eugenia Chu began making up stories with her son at bed time, but she couldn’t find any books that had relatable stories in Chinese without it being textbook material. Being a first-generation Chinese-American, Chu felt it was important for her son...

A NEW SUPERORGANISM IS INVADING PLANET EARTH

Is Humanity evolving into something new? What if all of humanity will function as a single organism, whereas individual human beings function as the cells of that organism? The more intelligent the system is the more freedom of action it requires... and the more it provides to its parts. What does it mean? The internet can’t be stopped Humanity is becoming a...

Mukushin-ryu Kacchu Kumitachi Seminar

Mukushin-ryu Kacchu Kumitachi Seminar
On Nov. 2 the Rising Sun Dojo held their annual Mukushin-ryu Bujutsu Seminar at the Shindai Dojo in Orlando. This year the seminar was kacchu kumitachi – sword combat while in full armor. Teaching the seminar was Ohashi Kenshin, sensei – 15th generation souke (headmaster) of Mukushin-ryu Bujutsu, and the head of Wasaka Ichiryo Gashuka no Kai-a group dedicated to the restoration and preservation of authentic samurai armor (yoroi). Ohashi sensei, along...

Chinese School of CAACF 2015 Closing Ceremony

Chinese School of CAACF 2015
On May 9, over 300 students, parents, teachers and staff members of Chinese School of CAACF gathered at the Lake Highland Prep School at Charles Clayton Campus to share memories, receive awards, as well as have performances as the principal, Tsuey Ing Lavender, leads them to say goodbye to the school 2015 Spring semester. Photos: C.K. Lau (To view the...
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