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Hot pot night

Wednesday, July 14th, 2010

Hot PotSummer semester has been crazy busy. From Monday to Friday, most of us have class for the whole day, from 8am to 5pm.

In my group of friends, we usually spend the weekend nights together- have dinner, go watch a movie or play pool. After a week filled with studying, we decided to do something fun on Saturday night. The theme of this week was “Hot Pot”. You may wonder what hot pot is? It is a popular cuisine in China. During the meal, a simmering pot with meat soup is put in the center of the dining table. Typical hot pot dishes include thinly sliced meat, vegetables, mushroom, and seafood. People sit around the table and place the uncooked food, what they want to eat, into the pot. Because food is cooked on the table, usually the hot pot dinner last for about two hours, so it is a great time for chatting and catching up.

So Exciting to Meet My Friends Again

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010

As this is my first CBU blog, maybe I should introduce myself a little bit. Who am I? My name is Yan. Currently, I am an international student in CBU and studying in the MBA program.

5 years ago, I had the idea of studying overseas. Two years after I graduated from my undergraduate, I thought I was ready to get a higher level of study, which led me to my Canada journey in 2008. Vancouver was my first stop in Canada. It is a nice place that has perfect weather and it is very peaceful. Yet, it was too much like where I came from. I expected to experience something different than what I did in China. Hence, I decided to move to a completely Canadian city, and began my study at CBU last summer. I gained knowledge from my professor and books, and a good deal of enlightenment from my friends who are locals, Canadians, or who come from other parts of the world. That’s why I enjoy studying at CBU.