Written by: Heng Su

Commentary: Soul food feeds the body and connects the souls

By Heng Su

October 25, 2016

  I was born and raised in an ancient southwestern town in China where spicy food is practically a requirement. Then I moved to attend college in Hong Kong where the local cuisine lacks “serious chili” and features lighter and sugar-based dishes. Then, this fall semester, when I ended up in Durham, I was introduced […]

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Commentary: America needs no walls

By Heng Su

October 5, 2016

Editor’s Note: The writer is an international exchange student from the University of Hong Kong.   The United States was born as an open country. From the Pacific to the Atlantic, and from Chapel Hill to Durham, up until recently walls between communities have been a rarity. Take a drive into Northeast Central Durham on […]

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Students with part-time jobs still lack sleep with new bell schedule

By Heng Su and Rob Gourley

September 21, 2016

  High schools in the Durham Public School System now start and end about an hour and a half later, leaving some students with little time for after-school jobs and activities. In August 2015, after a decade of deliberation and research, DPS voted to switch the elementary school and high school bell schedules, in order […]

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