The meaning of “achievement”

The meaning of “achievement”

A lot has been made about Fu Yuanhui’s adorable personality and the way she completely embraced and owned “merely” getting a bronze medal in the Olympics. Well, that’s a bronze medal. At the Olympics. The summit of international elite sports. I was forced to rethink the meaning of achievement when I attended my niece’s graduation ceremony in London this summer. You see, my niece is […]

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Tertiary Teachers’ Statement on Students Arrested in Chater Rd Sit-in

Tertiary Teachers’ Statement on Students Arrested in Chater Rd Sit-in

An unprecedented mass arrest of protesters who staged a sit-in in Chater Rd, in Hong Kong’s Central district after the annual July 1st protest, has set off alarm bells in the city. The protesters, many of them university students, were demanding the government pay heed to the community’s calls for genuine universal suffrage. This is a statement by teachers in tertiary education in support of the […]

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