The Daily Northwestern

Evanston Public Library offers second annual Chinese New Year event

Marissa Page, City Editor

January 31, 2016

The Evanston Public Library will host its second annual Chinese New Year celebration Feb. 6., featuring multilingual storytelling and a parade. EPL announced Jan. 25 its plans to celebrate the Chinese New Year, which officially ...

Koi dishes use symbolic ingredients for Lunar New Year

Rachel Yang, Reporter

February 18, 2015

Lunar New Year is this Thursday, and for many Chinese families around the world this means cleaning the house to ward off bad spirits, exchanging red envelopes called hong bao which are filled with money and, most importan...

The Spectrum: Moving from shame to empowerment as a Chinese American

Bethany Ao, Contributor

May 2, 2014

Shame found me when I was just four years old. I had been sitting at the end of the table during lunch with my preschool classmates when I took out my lunchbox. My mom had packed me a steamed bun (mantou)  filled with pork fl...