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Lunar New Year, Year of the Ox

Guilford’s Lunar New Year celebration lights up the night

Juliana Hubbard, Staff Writer February 20, 2021

The Guilford community came together to celebrate the first day of Lunar New Year on Friday, Feb. 12. This year is the Year of the Ox, the second animal zodiac in the lunar calendar observed by many Asian...

U.S. teen dons a qipao, a traditional Chinese dress as a “prom dress.”

Avoiding cultural appropriation: Why you shouldn’t wear a kimono during Lunar New Year

Habin Hwang, Staff Writer February 20, 2021

Before groups such as BTS entered the modern media scene, Korea was as foreign of a nation as Oz to most individuals across America. Samsung was known as a “Chinese phone brand” among westerners, and...

Loyal, brave, but untrue: Why Mulan (2020) is not ‘Empowering’

Habin Hwang, Staff Writer October 1, 2020

I was eight the first time it happened. Torn from a district with a large Asian student body and thrown into halls where I was one of few people of color in my class, I felt the eyes glued to me as I walked...

International Club to celebrate Lunar New Year with Asian Night

Ethan Santana, Managing and Photo Editor April 7, 2020

  Whether a celebration of rebirth, reunion, honor, or tradition, Lunar New Year has been a fundamental holiday in Chinese and Taiwanese culture for thousands of years, marking the beginning...

Junior Risa Suzuki shows attendees how to write traditional Chinese characters on parchment during the Chinese New Year celebration.// Photo by Christopher Perez/The Guilfordian

Community comes together for Chinese New Year

Hannah Shoemaker, News Editor February 23, 2018

Red decorations lined the walls of the Leak Room of Duke Hall for Guilford’s Chinese New Year celebration. “Red in Chinese is (a) really lucky color,” said sophomore Xinxin Zhou, who taught attendees...

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