HAN ZHANG ON AMERICAN VS. CHINESE JOURNALISM

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THROUGH THE LENS OF AMERICAN JOURNALISM, A WRITER GETS A NEW PERSPECTIVE ON TELLING CHINA’S STORY By HAN ZHANG Growing up in China, I never saw a protest, not even a small one. I don’t recall reading about any contemporary contentious demonstrations in my home country either — not in history books we had at school, […]

YOU GOT IN! NOW MAKE COLLEGE COUNT

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By ANNE CROSSMAN and SUE WASIOLEK As tuition costs soar and post-undergraduate jobs remain elusive, those left footing the bill are wisely asking: Is higher education worth the cost? Here is an unfortunate truth: For far too many incoming freshmen, college — any college — is not worth it. Year after year, students fail to […]

DON’T FALL INTO THE GRADE-OBSESSION TRAP

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By RAISA CHOWDHURY If I got an “A” in a class, it must mean I learned everything that class had to offer. Right? Not quite. It means that I performed according to the class’s requirements: turning in all homework consistently, attending classes, doing just well enough on exams and meeting all guidelines on grading rubrics. […]