Xiuyi Zheng
ZHENG: Fish from Fishing Island

Perhaps more valuable — and certainly more fragile — is the mutual respect and friendship that the two peoples have managed to build over the past 40 years through travel, cultural exchanges and eventually, the Internet.

ZHENG: One last stand

As state censorship strangles Chinese journalism in its vice grip, it is also driving China’s brightest away from an industry that desperately needs their idealism and intellect.

ZHENG: Stop the one-child policy

The societal costs associated with China’s one-child policy today have become much too high, and its efficacy much too dubious to justify its continuation.

ZHENG: Unsatisfied hope

I have to admit, it was a little weird being an international student at Yale during election season. Everywhere I turned, I was greeted by […]

ZHENG: Censorship and self-censorship

I am quite embarrassed to admit that I had never heard of Mo Yan before he won the 2012 Nobel Prize in literature. To be […]

ZHENG: Respect but don’t worship

As Daw Aung San Suu Kyi entered the doors of the Timothy Dwight college dining hall, the commotion in the room dwindled to a hushed […]

ZHENG: A lesson in civility

I call my parents about once a week. My mom, always the practical one, goes to painstaking lengths to make sure that I am not […]

ZHENG: Towards a truly global University

When I first heard that President Levin was going to step down at the end of the school year, I was shocked. As an international […]

ZHENG: Free food cheapens our groups

As a member of the Chinese Undergraduate Students at Yale, I recently participated in organizing the Night Market event co-hosted by the Asian American Students […]

ZHENG: Chinese students face hard choice

In the past week, hundreds of colleges across the United States have released their admissions decisions for the class of 2016. Acceptance letters, tucked into […]

ZHENG: Standing by history’s side

Takashi Kawamura is the mayor of Nagoya, Japan. Yet he wasn’t representing the citizens of Nagoya last Monday when he publicly denied that the Nanjing […]