By Alex Budzynski, Editor-in-Chief The Olympic flame was set ablaze last Friday to open the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China, making it the first city to host both summer and winter games. According o the International Olympic Committee (IOC), there are 91 delegations at the games with over 2,900 athletes competing in 109 events. There are 15 different disciplines across seven sports, with new events in bobsled, freestyle skiing, snowboarding, short track and ski jumping. The 2022 games are now the second to take place during the COVID-19 pandemic. Vowing to keep them virus-free, Chinese authorities have constructed a … Continue reading 2022 Winter Olympics: Everything you need to know
By: Erin Albright, Staff Wrtier The dreams of democracy for Hong Kong activists were crushed on Friday as the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) passed legislation to overhaul and control the city’s electoral system. The rules were enacted at the closing session of the National People’s Congress in Beijing, as the restructuring of Hong Kong’s Electoral Affairs Commission (EAC) was overtaken by the CCP. The new legislation, aimed at establishing Beijing control over the special administrative region, calls for a total revamp of the city’s electoral systems. The Chinese government now demands loyalty from candidates running for office. One mandate passed … Continue reading Chinese Communist Party controls Hong Kong
By: Tess Sommer It seems to me that everyone is too preoccupied with the idea of China surpassing the United States as the world’s largest economy. With the way things are going, of course China will surpass the United States. The difference in population is evidence enough. China has an enormous production force behind it, so it is understandable that China is the world’s largest manufacturing country. But then again, you probably already knew that by all the tags you have saying “Made in China.” One cannot help but wonder, will any country ever surpass China? My guess and money … Continue reading India: the world’s real “China” Why America and the world should take notice of this emerging power
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