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Dance, Dance, Dance

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2006

It is more than a Haruki Murakami novel title. To quote Johnny Depp in Ed Wood, “This is the one. ‘This’ is the one I’ll be remembered for.” I had a most interesting day, truly blog worthy, alas at the end of the day, the internet was down Wu Dao Kou wide. At least that is what the guy seemed to be telling me at the second internet cafe I went to…

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The Power of 关系

Tuesday, December 27th, 2005

So I just got off the phone with the TA from my Theory of Investment class. I still don’t know my grade but it is conceivable that it will be my worst one, ie less than 84%. In fact if I was a gambling man I’d take that bet. One of the Chinese people I went out of my way to help was her husband. He had a really important interview with the British Embassy concerning a job and a scholarship to study abroad in England. The final interview was in English and I conducted some mock interviews and gave him some other tips…

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Tsinghua Blogs

Saturday, December 17th, 2005

As a service to the blogosphere and also so I can possibly meet fellow bloggers, I’m going to compile a list of Tsinghua bloggers…

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Once again, I was the only white person there

Tuesday, December 6th, 2005

Tonight I went to some sort of festival at the Tsinghua auditorium. Originally I thought it was a school wide festival, but in hindsight that seems blatantly wrong, I now believe it was a School of Economics and Management wide festival. It might have even been only the senior class but I’m not sure. It never was explained to me too well. Of course it was all in Chinese, so the fact that I got anything at all out of it was testament to my powers of empathy…

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Why does everything have to be so hard for me?

Wednesday, November 30th, 2005

Hopefully the email quoted below clears up this unexpected mess. Though there is still the possibility I may be too late and the grades may have been submitted…

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