International Dinner a Tasty Success

WASHINGTON — On Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014, the first floor of the Nitze Building was cleared for one of SAIS’ marquee events -- the International Dinner. In partnership with Student Government Association, the SAIS administration, and student clubs, this student-run event pulsates Nitze with a senses-stimulating two-part act: tasty food and lively performances. Starting at…

This is Halloween, Halloween, Halloween!

By NATHAN FISCHLER NANJING — On Friday, October 31, HNCers celebrated All Hallows’ Eve with a multicultural party at the Hopkins-Nanjing Center, an event that has been held every year since the Center’s founding in 1986. Students dressed up in a wide variety of forms, from movie characters to Chinese mandarins to anthropomorphizing the historic…

Ping-Pong Diplomacy Sweeping Bologna

By BRYN JANSSON BOLOGNA, Italy – Ever since ping-pong diplomacy paved the way for a thaw in U.S.-China relations in the early 1970s, the sport has been part of the arsenal of policymakers in international relations. In that spirit, the SAIS Pong Club in Bologna is running a 36-player singles tournament, with representatives from 13…

Has the “Golden Week” Lost its Luster?

By CHRIS SCOTT NANJING — On Oct. 1, as China celebrated the founding of the People's Republic, millions of tourists flooded the many hallowed historic sites, mystic mountains and breathtaking scenic wonders across the country. See more photos here. The legally mandated three days off, coupled with rescheduled weekend days, gives everyone in the country…