As China’s national security law for Hong Kong comes in effect, Christopher Tan PZ ’21 reflects on what it means for the city.
With tens of thousands of students returning to China after fleeing COVID-19 abroad, the Chinese government is taking strenuous measures to prevent them from reintroducing coronavirus. Rather than setting returnees up for criticism and bullying, China must bear the undeniable responsibility of accommodating its own citizens.
Science columnist Stephanie Du SC ’21 elaborates on the problematic perception of the coronavirus and why compassion is more important than ever. “As more accurate information is dispersed about the coronavirus, I hope that it will allow people to have empathy and stand in solidarity with the Chinese community,” she writes.
My home is Beijing, which is more than 6,000 miles away. I miss my life there immensely, especially the food.