HKYOU: “We were doing the whole ‘long distance’ thing”

HKYOU: “We were doing the whole ‘long distance’ thing”

“We met in high school because we studied together at an international school in Beijing six years ago. We started going out the year we graduated and during the first year of university, we were doing the whole ‘long distance’ thing. After first year, she decided that she wanted to come to Hong Kong for […]

HKYOU: “She speaks Cantonese and I respond in English”

HKYOU: “She speaks Cantonese and I respond in English”

“She was the first person I met in the Faculty of Architecture on Registration Day. She incessantly followed me through the registration process. I reckon that is because I appeared different — I spoke English and she was only comfortable speaking Cantonese. At the very beginning we used Mandarin as the medium to communicate, though […]

Humans of HKU 11

Humans of HKU 11

“I was away for a year for exchange in New Haven. I missed Chinese food a lot, so I’m really happy these days.”

HKU students express outrage on posters around campus

HKU students express outrage on posters around campus

A month ago when the Johannes Chan appointment was turned down by the university council, ranges of angry wall posters and “dai ji bo” 大字報: big font posters were put up all over the campus by students hoping to bring the matter to attention of others. Unlike the postering during Umbrella Revolution, this time the […]

Humans of HKU 9

Humans of HKU 9

“Whenever I’m depressed or stressed, I try to remind myself about how I can literally change my life at any moment, like I can immediately and always do what I want to do. I can dye my hair pink, dress up for myself without a reason, dance in the rain, fall asleep in the woods […]