Articles Posted by Demi Guo

The Wuhan I Knew: The Pre-COVID-19 City Of My Youth

by on May 11, 2020 0

The name “Wuhan” will, from this year forward, be known as the ground zero of COVID-19. But the Wǔhàn (武汉) of my youth is much more than what it has become famous for in the hyperconnected world of 2020. Before this year, I would often casually converse about China with other westerners. Everyone knows my […]

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Indigenous Languages Are at Risk of Extinction, but This New York Group Is Doing Something About It

by on August 29, 2019 0

Charlie Uruchima—an Ecuadorean American kid from Hell’s Kitchen—didn’t expect to be accepted into New York University. But he did, and it was through his Latin American studies major at NYU that he became the founder of Kichwa Hatari, the United States’ first radio show in the indigenous language of the Andes. The show is an effort […]

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