The North Star Project, 2013-2014 Report Number Thirty-Eight, Looking back on China, by Erin Monroe
It’s my winter break now, and I have a month off from school. An entire semester has passed since I was studying abroad in China, and lately, as the year came to a close and another one began, I’ve feeling particularly reminiscent. I look back on those memories fondly, and there is so much that I miss about China that I could never have predicted.
Although I’ve been studying in the U.S. this past semester, China and Chinese continues to remain a huge part of my life. Out of the four classes I took in the fall, three of them were in the Chinese department. I’m involved in various organizations that revolve around China and I work and spend time with Chinese students and other international students daily. In fact, my parents, who keep an…
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