An opera fan was praised on Chinese social media as a “hero” for his impromptu performance during a concert featuring Cuban American operatic soprano Lisette Oropesa.
The opera’s hero: During Lisette Oropesa’s encore performance in Teatro Regio di Parma in Italy, opera fan Liu Jianwei stood up from his seat and sang the male lead portion of a song, reported South China Morning Post.
A professor at China’s Peking University (PKU) has sparked discussions on tiger-parenting after complaining about his daughter’s poor grades in a now-viral video.
Worst in class: Ding Yanqing, an associate professor at the university’s Graduate School of Education, said that his daughter is at the bottom of her class at Peking University Primary School.
An 18-year-old teen from Westminster, Calif., was recently accepted to 16 elite colleges, including Princeton and Harvard University.
Many acceptances: La Quinta High School senior Julia Do committed to Harvard University on Sunday, when the next day, Princeton informed her she’d been accepted from their waitlist, according to The OC Register.
After being forced by her school to dye her naturally brown hair, a Japanese high school student suffered from rashes and damaged hair.
She has recently received compensation after suing Osaka’s local government.
Weeks of fraternity hazing caused a student from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) to commit suicide in 2019, a recent lawsuit has alleged.
Hazing abuse: In the lawsuit filed by Kam Rokon in Lancaster County District Court, he claimed that before his 18-year-old brother Rahat Jalil took his own life in January 2019, he was forced to stand outside naked all night and told to urinate on other pledges, the Lincoln Journal-Star reports.
A Chinese university is facing intense backlash online for its homophobic health textbook teaching students homosexuality is “unnatural and a psychological disorder.”
Chinese citizens who cheat in graduate schools — such as those who plagiarize other people’s works — might soon be unable to secure mortgages, use public transport and/or access the internet at faster speeds.
Academic dishonesty, which could lead to a slew of other penalties, will be introduced to the country’s social credit system, a policy that rewards good social behaviors and punishes those deemed otherwise.
The U.S. has revoked more than 1,000 visas for Chinese graduate students and research scholars after deeming them as a “high risk” to national security.
The move serves President Donald Trump’s Proclamation 10043, which took effect on June 1 to target at least 3,000 individuals connected to entities that benefit the Chinese military.
A South Korean student in Canada was allegedly beaten and robbed by four White teens while traveling on a bus last week.
The incident, which left the female victim with bruises, scrapes and scratches, occurred in Vancouver around 10:30 p.m. on Friday.
A college student who suffered a very low score during an exam has a perfectly reasonable excuse why she failed: a meatball from her sandwich fell on her keyboard and abruptly exited her test midway.
The mid-exam snafu caused a 20-year-old University of Georgia student, Samantha Lee, to get a 39% score on her economics exam and a dilemma on how she would explain the situation to her professor.
In an apparent move to intercept suspected scientific and technological espionage, American officials are reportedly planning to expel Chinese graduate students with links to the Chinese military.
Estimates show that at least 3,000 students will see their visas canceled — a fraction of the 360,000 Chinese nationals studying in the U.S. — effectively halting projects that they could be working on, according to The New York Times.
A number of unidentified individuals allegedly crashed a Zoom meeting of the California Polytechnic State University’s Chinese Students’ Association (CSA) club and hurled racial slurs.
The group encountered racist individuals during their weekly CSA Zoom meeting on Tuesday night, according to a statement posted on the CSA’s official Facebook group.