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Senior Thalia Montilla reflects on her favorite cultural traditions, addresses stereotypes

Senior Thalia Montilla reflects on her favorite cultural traditions, addresses stereotypes

Bailey Stover April 11, 2020

As the fourth installment in an ongoing series about students' cultures, senior Thalia Montilla reflects on her favorite cultural traditions and addresses inaccurate stereotypes. Montilla shares her favorite...

Cultural value of Global Village prevails through COVID-19

Cultural value of Global Village prevails through COVID-19

Audrey Snyder March 15, 2020

Rock Bridge hosted its annual Global Village celebration Friday, March 13 despite push back from corona concerned parents. Lasting all first and second hour, this event was the culmination of a week-long...

Photo of Yangchun by Riley Kerns.

在二十一世纪学习中文以及了解中国文化的重要性

Multiple Authors March 13, 2020

Author: 侯承睿 (Jerry Hou), senior 自上世纪九十年代的改革开放以来,中国的经济得到了突飞猛进的发展,超欧追美。同时,中国的文化也在飞快的在美国传播。和原来相比,中国的国际地位得到了很大的提升。随着中国的开放程度变得越来越高以及海上丝绸之路和一带一路政策的试试,越来越多的国家与人民将会与中国进行合作来达到互利互赢的结果。据英国智库的分析,中国的GDP总额将在2032年彻底超越美国,成为世界最大的经济体。在这个由中国引领着飞速发展的时代,学习中文的重要性自然不言而喻。掌握汉语可以为人们在今天的全球经济时代中提供更多的机会,极大地促进个人事业的发展。 除了经济趋势意外,中国文化之博大精深的精髓也深深的吸引着全球各族人民。她的包容,仁义,和谐的思想品德至今一直影响着韩国,日本,越南,乃至整个东南亚人民的文化。作为五大文明古国之一,中国上下五千年的文化历史对于不同根生的欧美文化来说也是新颖的,成为了很多学者终生探索的目标。今天,中国构建和谐世界,构建人类命运共同体的号召更是引领者人们更加深入的了解和参与一个国际化的中国文化。 在美国,很多一部分的学校已经展开了中文课程,并且为学生提供很多加深了解中国文化的机会。相信随着中国发展的蒸蒸日上,越来越多的学生将会踊跃参与,学习中国的语言与文化。 What...

Senior Kanchan Hans describes festivities, food, family in India

Senior Kanchan Hans describes festivities, food, family in India

Bailey Stover March 13, 2020

As the third installment in an ongoing series featuring students from multicultural backgrounds, senior Kanchan Hans describes India's unique and diverse culture, specifically in her birth city of Punjab,...

Dia de los Muertos graphic used with permission from Envato Element.

Días de celebración unificar culturas

Multiple Authors March 12, 2020

Autora: Ava Roderick, junior Los días festivos son un ejemplo de una manera crucial y emocionante para explorar y experimentar la cultura de una nación. Cada cultura tiene sus propias celebraciones y...

Madrid, Spain at Almudena Cathedral. Used with permission from Envato Elements.

Aceptación cultural proviene de la comprensión lingüística

Audrey Novinger March 11, 2020

Muchas personas dicen que "es un mundo pequeño," y estas personas no están completamente equivocadas. Por ejemplo, muchas veces yo vi a la misma persona en Hy Vee que también está y en mi clase de...

Senior Jordan Kuhnert shakes it in the front row during the girls dance Sheila. The meaning behind the song was about a girl being too sexy for a guy, and was the most upbeat of the girls choreography.

Dancers celebrate Indian culture during Global Village week

Audrey Snyder March 10, 2020

Global Village week's second day of celebration took place Tuesday, March 10 in the main commons through a display of international dancing. Fifty-three upperclassmen and two underclassmen dressed in traditional...

Photo of Global Village Henna poster in the main commons by Bailey Stover.

Global Village week kicks off with henna, international art

Bailey Stover March 9, 2020

To begin this year's annual Global Village celebration, students were able to participate in henna and international artwork in the main commons during A and B lunch today. Students and faculty members...

Scenic view at Basilica of Guadalupe with Mexico city skyline at sunset, Mexico. Used with permission from Envato Elements.

El conocimiento cultural fomenta la empatía, la pasión profesional

Bailey Stover March 9, 2020

Cuando yo empecé aprendiendo español casi siete años pasado, no pude imaginar cómo cambiaría mi vida y mi perspectiva del mundo. He tenido la suerte de tener maestros excelentes, y con cada año de...

Senior Kennedy Robbins talks about Canadian culture, history

Senior Kennedy Robbins talks about Canadian culture, history

Bailey Stover March 9, 2020

As the second installment in an ongoing series featuring students from multicultural backgrounds, senior Kennedy Robbins talks about what life in her home town of Windsor, Ontario, Canada is like. Robbins...

Toledo, Spain from Envato Elements.

Estudiar español amplía oportunidades, comprensión cultural

Multiple Authors March 5, 2020

Autora: Halle Paulus, junior Hay muchas razones por las que estudiar la lengua y la cultura española, en el mundo en expansión mundial de hoy, es muy importante hacerlo. En 2017, aproximadamente 400...

Junior Pacifique Ishimwe Mugisha shares his experience living in Rwanda

Junior Pacifique Ishimwe Mugisha shares his experience living in Rwanda

Bailey Stover March 4, 2020

As the first installment in an ongoing series featuring students from multicultural backgrounds, junior Pacifique Ishimwe Mugisha shares his experience living in Rwanda. Mugisha and his brother, senior...

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