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SUBUL MALIK / THE HOYA | Activists chalked opposing messages in Red Square regarding ongoing demonstrations in Hong Kong about the city's relationship to China.

Anonymous Chalk Messages Debate Hong Kong Protests

Anonymous chalk messages supporting ongoing Hong Kong protests were left in Red Square late last week, leading to a series of back-and-forth notes debating Hong Kong’s relationship with China.  A chalk message stating: “Stop police brutality stop political arrests” appeared in Red Square Friday morning leading someone to respond below:[Read More…]

by September 6, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
ROCHELLE VAYNTRUB FOR THE HOYA | Slow economic growth has made emerging African economies skeptical of Western markets, economist Dambisa Moyo said.

Chinese Growth Model Appeals to African Nations, Economist Says

Developing countries have less incentive to model their economies after the United States and allies following the success of China’s economy amid global stagnation, according to international economist Dambisa Moyo. People around the globe are increasingly skeptical of a Western model of markets and democracy. Distinct from the West’s emphasis[Read More…]

by March 22, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News
SFS Alum Wookjae Jung Wins Schwarzman Scholarship

SFS Alum Wookjae Jung Wins Schwarzman Scholarship

Wookjae Jung (SFS ’15) is one of 147 students worldwide to win the Schwarzman Scholarship, which provides recipients with full tuition to attend Tsinghua University in Beijing for a yearlong master’s degree in public policy, economics and business, or international studies. Roughly 5 percent of this year’s 2,800 applicants received[Read More…]

by January 18, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Sophomore Prevented From Leaving China

Sophomore Prevented From Leaving China

Members of the Georgetown University community, including students and administrators, are urging the return of Victor Liu (COL ’21), along with his mother and sister, who have all been prohibited by Chinese authorities from leaving the country since June. Victor Liu and his sister Cynthia Liu joined their mother Sandra[Read More…]

by November 30, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
LEVY: Clipping America’s Wings

LEVY: Clipping America’s Wings

Bald eagles can be fiercely territorial birds. When challenged, they lock talons with their foes high above the earth and together plummet toward the ground below. In this aerial game of chicken, the first to let go flies away in humiliating defeat. When there is no decisive winner, the two[Read More…]

by October 10, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
KISHORE MAHBUBANI Kishore Mahbubani, former Singaporean diplomat and professor at the National University of Singapore, critiqued Western policies towards China at an event on Monday.

Trump Transformed US China Policy, Former Singaporean Diplomat Says

U.S. President Donald Trump’s China policy transforms the West’s historic attitude toward China, former Singaporean diplomat and professor at the National University of Singapore Kishore Mahbubani said at an event entitled “Has the West Lost It?” on Monday in Healy Hall’s Riggs Library. During the event, Mahbubani discussed his new[Read More…]

by October 4, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
LEVY: Bearing the Consequences of China’s One-Child Policy

LEVY: Bearing the Consequences of China’s One-Child Policy

No other animal is as symbolic of the fight for conservation as the giant panda. Since a dangerous flirtation with extinction, panda populations have been nursed back to the brink by watchful conservationists. This approach might work for panda populations, but it will not work for China at-large. Government attempts[Read More…]

by September 20, 2018 2 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Experts Call for Universities to Study China’s Soft-Power Influence on Campuses Better

Experts Call for Universities to Study China’s Soft-Power Influence on Campuses Better

To address China’s growing soft power influence on student groups at colleges around the country, universities must understand the context of the situation fully before taking action, said Robert Sutter, the director of the B.A. in International Affairs at The George Washington University, at an event Tuesday hosted by the[Read More…]

by September 20, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

EDITORIAL: Reveal Foreign Government Ties

When Georgetown University student groups work with foreign governments, the wider community should not find out from national news. Last week, by obtaining private documents, Foreign Policy magazine reported the Chinese government has provided substantial funding for Georgetown University Chinese Students and Scholars Association, a graduate student chapter of the[Read More…]

by February 23, 2018 3 comments Editorial

Georgetown Author R.F. Kuang Speaks on Upcoming Novel ‘The Poppy War’

HarperCollins is set to publish Georgetown senior Rebecca Kuang’s (SFS ’18) speculative historical fiction novel “The Poppy War” in May 2018, followed by two sequels. Set in a mythical land inspired by 20th century China, the book follows a young orphan’s entry into an elite military school and her discovery[Read More…]