Every four years, for roughly three weeks, American society is enthralled with figure skating. The costumes, artistry, drama and of course the sport, captivate American audiences during every Olympics. However, after the three magical weeks are over, life goes back to normal. For the American public, skating is put on the back burner for another four years.
From Nov. 18 to Nov. 19, Conn’s Asian Students in Action (A.S.I.A.), formerly CCASA, held their first ever two-week Asian arts festival, “ORIGINS,” as an alternative to the organization’s annual dance show, “Fusion.”
Our last two years of high school had arguably some of the most stressful moments in our high school careers. “The college process” is a time many of us will never forget. Going on visits with our families to several schools, receiving tutoring for the ACT and/or SAT and taking the tests multiple times and re-working our college essays to a point where we couldn’t any more.
The last time you’ve visited the Chu Room you may have noticed a change in the artwork featured in those big glass shelves. Now on view in the room until Nov. 8 is Cai Dongdong’s “Off Target,” a contemporary Chinese art exhibit featuring a variety of the artist’s photographic works.
Donglin Li felt that he didn’t have the opportunity to explore his creative side until coming to the United States for high school. Growing up in Wuhan, a city located in central China, Li did not have many opportunities to delve into his creative interests due to the intense academic pressures he faced back in China.