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Upcoming Event

Saturday, April 26th
Riverside Park
11:00am-4:00pm

??? Columbia University Chinese Students Club (CSC) PRESENTS RICE BOWL 2014 ???

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What: 5v5 basketball and 5v5 dodgeball
Where: Riverside Park's basketball courts @ 475 Riverside Dr
When: Saturday, April 26th, 2014 11am-4pm
Who: Anyone up for the challenge!
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www.tinyurl.com/ricebowl2014

About Us

The Chinese Students Club (CSC) of Columbia University is a non-profit student-run organization that promotes social, cultural and political activities both on and off campus. We host various events and activities throughout the school year intended to promote awareness of Chinese culture at Columbia. All of our events are open to everyone; they are Chinese in theme, but not limited to Chinese in attendance. Meet our board!

We also have under us six satellite groups, ranging from the Wushu Club, Radiance Dance Troupe, and Chinese Yo-Yo Club, to the CSC-Connect Peer Mentoring Program, Chinese Conversation Club, and the English Tutoring Program.

Through CSC, we strive to share our culture with others. The events sponsored by CSC range from social mixers to political forums. Our annual events include the Lunar Gala, one of the biggest student-run productions at Columbia, Night Market, Benefit Dinner, and Rice Bowl (a sports tournament).

Get Involved!

Become a member and join our mailing list! Receive our newsletter, and be the first to get the inside scoop!

Be a part of the board! The group of people that tie it all together! Don't miss our Fall interviews or Spring elections!

Be on the lookout for flyers sponsored by CSC! Come and enjoy yourselves at our events and get a taste of Chinese culture!

Interested in Chinese Martial Arts? Chinese Yo-Yo? Get involved with one of our satellite groups!

Meet the 2015-16 Board!

Try hovering over the pictures! Photo Credit to Jackie Ho.

Executive Board

Aini Sun

President
CC '17, English, Economics
Princeton Junciton, NJ
Activities/Interests: Columbia Venom Step Team, Columbia Social Enterpreneurship Group, Masterchef, reading, trap music, watching documentaries

Rebecca Ren

CC/SEAS Vice President
CC'17, Economics-Political Science
Mahwah, NJ
Activities/Interests: brunch, EDM/house music, Sherlock, ultimate frisbee, Undergraduate Recruitment Committee

Alexandra Zhang

Barnard Vice President
BC '17, Political Science
Berwyn, PA
Activities/Interests: CUO, MUN, music, photography, swimming, food, netflix

Raymond Li

Treasurer
CC '17, Economics-Statistics
Palo Alto, CA
Activities/Interests: Longboarding, ultimate frisbee, music

Jeff Niu

Secretary
GS '16, Economics, East Asian Studies
NY/Moorpark, CA
Activities/Interests: Swim, basketball, dance, Netflix, being domesticated

Executive Committee Members (ECMs)

Gary Chen

CC '18, Economics-Statistics
Hong Kong
Activities/Interests: Traveling, reading, cooking

Benefit Dinner 2015

Mercedes Chien

CC '18, Undecided
San Jose, CA
Activities/Interests: Adventure, food, sleep

Night Market 2015

Leena Dai

CC '18, East Asian Studies
Philadelphia, PA
Activities/Interests: eat

Lunar Gala 2016

Stephanie Ding

CC '18, Neuroscience
Armonk, NY
Activities/Interests: Otters, volleyball, drawing, netflix, traveling

Lunar Gala 2016

Jason Lei

CC '18, Computer Science
Scarsdale, NY
Activities/Interests: Music, photography, fooding, long walks on the beach

Lunar Gala 2016

Isabel Weiss

BC '18, East Asian Studies, Economics
Portland, OR
Activities/Interests: Springboard diving, hiking, baking pies

Night Market 2015

Kathy Yuan

BC '18, Statistics
Allentown, PA
Activities/Interests: Tennis, music, traveling, visiting museums, television, pop culture

Night Market 2015, Benefit Dinner 2015

Clara Cheng

SEAS' 17, Financial Engineering
Fremont, CA
Activities/Interests: Travel, hiking, EDM, coffee, gym, long walks in the city

Benefit Dinner 2015

Organizational Committee Members (OCMs)

This could be you!

Apply to be a fall OCM! Come to our General Body Meeting on September 15, 8pm, or fill out this form (coming soon)!

Satellite Groups

CSC Connect

CSC's big sib-little sib program! CSC Connect is a family-style mentorship program where Little Sibs and Big Sibs are matched into a family unit for mutual growth and networking opportunities. Big Sibs are upperclassmen (sophomores and above) and Little Sibs are usually freshmen (although any new incoming student is eligible to be a Little Sib). Sign at the beginning of each school year either as a big sib or little sib and be placed into a warm, loving family.

Coordinators: Jennifer Xiong and Genevieve Chow
Email: csc-connect@columbia.edu

Wushu (Chinese Martial Arts)

Wushu is contemporary Chinese martial arts with roots in the many traditional Chinese martial art styles. It is primarily a performing art that emphasizes speed, power, flexibility, balance, and looking unbelievably good. The history of wushu traces back to the early days of the People???s Republic of China when the leaders decided to try to unify the hundreds of styles of kung fu that existed back then. They eventually decided to split the styles into a Northern style known as longfist and a Southern style simply called southern fist. In addition, there are four major weapons categories: dao, jian, gun, qiang, and numerous other minor styles adapted from traditional styles.

President: Daron Lin
Email: ColumbiaWushu@gmail.com
Website: columbia.edu/cu/csc/wushu

Chinese Yo-Yo

The Chinese Yo-Yo Club's mission is to share the art of Chinese yo-yo and diabolo through performances, demonstrations, and workshops. Members have performed for various events on and around campus including the CSC Night Market, CSC Lunar Gala, Days on Campus, and NYU TASS Night Market. They have also held workshops for children at CASPY and Asian Youth Program.

Co-Presidents: Adrien Brochard and Sean Ballinger
Senior Advisors: Emily Lin and Sam Guo
Email: CUChineseYoYo@gmail.com
Website: sites.google.com/site/cuchineseyoyo

Chinese Conversation Club

The Chinese conversation club is a great opportunity for anyone looking to improve their fluency in Chinese. Foreigners, ABC's, and native speakers are all welcome! Meet friends and new people as we chat over free food during our bi-weekly meetings.

Coordinator: Connie Chen and George Zhao
Email: cc3267@columbia.edu and gz2165@columbia.edu

Events

View photos from past events on Facebook!
Photo credits to Ben Xue, Brian Wu, Jackie Ho and Columbia Photography Association!

Contact

Feel free to email us at csc[@]columbia.edu.
Or contact our E-Board directly at csceboard[@]columbia.edu.

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