Chinese New Year celebrates Year of the Ram

The 4713th Chinese New Year was celebrated Feb. 19 and Seton Hill University (SHU) engaged in the festivities. The Office of Multicultural and International Services set up activities in the Maura Solarium and traditional Chinese food was served in the cafeteria for dinner. Chinese months are based on the lunar calendar, where each month begins…

Q&A with Jacky Qi and Sister Kyong jun

Jacky Qi, a visiting Chinese cultures professor, gives some history to the Chinese New Year: In ancient times, there was a horrible monster called “the year” in China. At the end of the year, the monster “the year “came out in China and did some horrible things like eat people or destroy houses. At the…