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VU immersion camp gives students Chinese experience

VU immersion camp gives students Chinese experience

VALPARAISO | The scent of garlic and soy sauce wafted through the upper level of Harre Student Union Building at Valparaiso University Thursday afternoon. Students at the annual Summer Chinese Immersion camp were making dumplings. 

July 19, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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doctor holding a red love heart pillow

doctor holding a red love heart pillow

doctor holding a red love heart , Health care concept, asian people

January 17, 2014 12:00 am
Chinese culture is music to Wirt students' ears

Chinese culture is music to Wirt students' ears

GARY | As a result of a budding relationship between the Gary Community School Corp., the Confucius Institute at Valparaiso University and China, students at Wirt/Emerson Visual and Performing Arts will learn more about Chinese music and will visit the country in April.

October 25, 2013 7:30 pm Photos

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YOUR MIND ON MONEY: The Chinese shouldn't throw currency stones

After the government shutdown and debt-ceiling circus, it seems like the U.S. government is doing everything it can to diminish the stature of our dollar.

October 25, 2013 12:00 am
Election winners will face tough choices on major issues

Election winners will face tough choices on major issues

Second-grade students at Ambassador Academy in Gary raise their hands last December to answer a question about a biblical story while Gov. Mitch Daniels, center, visits with them in Sonia Araujo's classroom. Will new state lawmakers want to keep pushing on school reforms or rest awhile?

October 28, 2012 12:00 am
Under the full moon, Mid-Autumn Festival at VU celebrates family ties

Under the full moon, Mid-Autumn Festival at VU celebrates family ties

The Chinese Music Ensemble of Valparaiso University performs during the Mid-Autumn Festival on Sunday in the Harre Union ballroom. The fesitval, co-sponsored by the Confucius Institute at Valparaiso University, the Chinese Students and Scholars Association and the Chinese and Japanese Studie…

September 30, 2012 7:59 pm
Under the full moon, Mid-Autumn Festival at VU celebrates family ties

Under the full moon, Mid-Autumn Festival at VU celebrates family ties

Valparaiso University students Haiyin Sun, left, and Yuan Fang sing to traditional Chinese music during the Mid-Autumn Festival on Sunday at the university's Harre Union ballroom.

September 30, 2012 7:59 pm
Under the full moon, Mid-Autumn Festival at VU celebrates family ties

Under the full moon, Mid-Autumn Festival at VU celebrates family ties

Valparaiso University held a Mid-Autumn Festival on Sunday evening in the Harre Union ballrroom. The fesitval, co-sponsored by the Confucius Institute at Valparaiso University, the Chinese Students and Scholars Association and the Chinese and Japanese Studies Program, marks a traditional Chi…

September 30, 2012 7:58 pm

Obama is using Chinese firms, crews to build 3 bridges

Probably the two most important issues on people's minds, leading up to the elections, are the economy and jobs. As of the end of June, President Barack Obama had been to 104 fundraisers, but hadn't met with his jobs council once in that time. The White House said it was not a big deal.

August 31, 2012 12:00 am
PHIL WIELAND: Getting to know Chinese culture, floating rhinos

PHIL WIELAND: Getting to know Chinese culture, floating rhinos

Before last week, my biggest exposure to Chinese culture and language was watching "Ni Hao, Kai-lan" on cable with my granddaughter. That's where I learned about floating rhinos.

July 13, 2012 12:00 am
Feats of Fantasy: Navy Pier's run of 'Cirque Shanghai: Year of the Dragon' defies gravity

Feats of Fantasy: Navy Pier's run of 'Cirque Shanghai: Year of the Dragon' defies gravity

The large metal sphere, containing a speeding line of motorcyclists, called "the Globe of Death" is always a favorite show moment for Cirque Shanghai's summer run at Chicago's Navy Pier.

June 01, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Valparaiso High School should teach Chinese

Growing up through the Valparaiso school system provided an excellent foundation for both my collegiate and professional career. During middle and high school, I studied German, allowing me to test into advanced German classes at Purdue.

April 12, 2012 11:00 pm
Driver woman showing new car keys

Driver woman showing new car keys

Woman driver holding car keys driving her new car. Beautiful multiracial young woman.

February 21, 2012 9:28 am
Daniels tours Gary school that grew enrollment from voucher law

Daniels tours Gary school that grew enrollment from voucher law

Prekindergarten students line up in the cafeteria Wednesday during Gov. Mitch Daniels' visit to Ambassador Academy in Gary.

December 14, 2011 3:55 pm
Daniels tours Gary school that grew enrollment from voucher law

Daniels tours Gary school that grew enrollment from voucher law

Second-grade students at Ambassador Academy in Gary raise their hands to answer a question about a biblical story Wednesday while Gov. Mitch Daniels, center, visits with them in Sonia Araujo's classroom.

December 14, 2011 3:55 pm
Daniels tours Gary school that grew enrollment from voucher law

Daniels tours Gary school that grew enrollment from voucher law

Gov. Mitch Daniels talks to students Wednesday in Tashama Stokes' third-grade class during a visit to Ambassador Academy in Gary. Ambassador Academy has attracted the most vouchers statewide since the program to offer private-tuition assistance to Hoosier parents went into effect in July.

December 14, 2011 3:55 pm
Hammond schools join many in NWI to offer Mandarin Chinese

Hammond schools join many in NWI to offer Mandarin Chinese

Rongli Fang, right, recites in Chinese the colors of the flag of China to her students at Clark High School in Hammond.

December 14, 2011 3:55 pm
Hammond schools join many in NWI to offer Mandarin Chinese

Hammond schools join many in NWI to offer Mandarin Chinese

Sabrina Ramirez, 16, left works with Tiffany Easter, 17, as they use flash cards to quiz each other in identifying colors during Chinese class at Clark High School.

December 14, 2011 3:55 pm
Hammond schools join many in NWI to offer Mandarin Chinese

Hammond schools join many in NWI to offer Mandarin Chinese

Rongli Fang recites the word yellow in Chinese during class at Clark High School in Hammond.

December 14, 2011 3:55 pm
Hammond schools join many in NWI to offer Mandarin Chinese

Hammond schools join many in NWI to offer Mandarin Chinese

Sabrina Ramirez, 16, looks at her flashcards identifying colors in Chinese during Rongli Fang's class at Clark High School in Hammond.

December 14, 2011 3:55 pm
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