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The Blue & Gray Press | November 20, 2017

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Big Baller Behind Bars: LiAngelo Ball gets arrested for shoplifting

November 9, 2017 |

By RYAN BRAUCH

Sports Editor

On Tuesday, three basketball players for the University of California Los Angeles were arrested for shoplifting at a Louis Vuitton store in Shanghai, China, one of which being LiAngelo Ball. LiAngelo, younger brother of standout Los Angeles Lakers’ rookie point guard Lonzo Ball, could now be facing time in prison along with his two teammates.Read More

Puns no longer allowed in Chinese media

December 3, 2014 |

By MONA OSMER

If you thought the Chinese government could not constrict the rights of its people anymore than it already has in the 21st century, you are wrong.Read More

Policies on interment in China and the back alley transactions that follow suit

November 5, 2014 |

By ALICE BALDYS

As of Monday this week, two government officials in Guangdong Province of Southern China were arrested for buying bodies from a grave robber.Read More

Virtual dating in China spurs controversy

October 22, 2014 |

By MEGAN FLOURNEY
Gone are the days of courtships and going on dates. Online dating, and even virtual dating, are now the norm.
China has a new service that offers a “virtual lover,” according to CNN. For about 20 yuan, or $3 a day, one can “hire a boyfriend or girlfriend to talk to on the phone or chat online to make you feel like you’re in love,” said Zhang Dayu from CNN Beijing.Read More

China Phishing Scams Pressure Students

March 14, 2012 |

By ALISON THOET

The University of Mary Washington network has recently been subject to cyber phishing, resulting in compromised email accounts and UMW twitter and Facebook messages, according to Justin Webb, acting vice president for information technologies and chief information … Read More

Popular Majors Seem Jobless

December 7, 2011 |

For those of us graduating anytime soon, the real world is a scary place.

But, just because there isn’t a 100 percent rate of employment for my fellow creative writing majors and me doesn’t mean it should be eliminated.

A … Read More

Hobby becomes a career

April 20, 2011 |

By KELSEY WINDAS

Senior Bryan Clark’s passion for Chinese culture has gone from a hobby to the foundation of his future career.Read More