Pregnant Cat Shot With Crossbow Bolt at STU Aided by Student Animal Organization

A pregnant cat shot or stabbed with what appeared to be a crossbow bolt at Shantou University has initially survived the injury, due to the intervention of members of a concerned student animal organization and veterinary surgery. The cat was pregnant with six kittens and prematurely delivered them Tuesday morning — five …

Shantou University New Girls’ Residential College Name Sparks Controversy

Written by  Liang Yaoxiang & Huang Pei’dan   A heated debate arose in Shantou University the spring of 2016 as the university planned to name its girls’ residential college “Shu De (淑德),” a word literally meaning “fine virtue,” but which has been used traditionally – according to some – as a …

Grave-Building in Sangpu Mountains: Clash Between Tradition and Environmental Concerns

Written By: Liang Yaoxiang and Huang Pei’dan Halfway up the Sangpu Mountains, the silence in the humid air was broken by a blast of drilling. With a drilling tool that was almost half of his height, a middle-aged, straw-hat-wearing man was trying to make a hole in a rock and break …