Her Boston Life

About Menglei A Chinese graduate student From Guangzhou, a city in Southern China Now pursuing her master’s degree at BU, major in Mass Communication. Her major was Hospitality Management in undergraduate years. She didn’t like it, but for some reasons, she still chose it. Now, in Boston, she can finally learn what she likes. “I don’t think … More Her Boston Life

Drunk, Shock

Two hours ago I experienced the scariest moment in the US. A drunk guy kept knocking and kicking at the door.  I called 911 for the first time in my life. Accurately, my roommate Xiangbei made the phone call. At first, I heard the music “We’ll Rock You.” I guesses it could be my roommate Ya. … More Drunk, Shock

We Remember

One year. Since bomb exploded near the finish line last year and took three lives. It was still quite early on the Monday morning. I woke up in my dorm in Peking University, and I grab my phone on the other side of my bad and signed into my Weibo account as usual. I planned to get … More We Remember

There Is Nothing Like Listening to a Live Orchestra

The Boston Symphony Orchestra is a little bit special to Chinese. In 1979, it was the first American Orchestra to tour mainland China after the normalization of diplomatic relations. This May, they will visit China again, 35 years later. “There is nothing like listening to a live orchestra.” The manager of the BSO gift shop once told me and … More There Is Nothing Like Listening to a Live Orchestra