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Living in Limbo

Most people associate refugees and asylum-seekers in Hong Kong with the hundreds of thousands of Vietnamese boat people who sought safety here. But there are currently hundreds of refugees and asylum seekers who in Hong Kong who have fled conflict and persecution back home. Varsity hears about their struggles under the government's current refugee policy.

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In 1991, Bryce McIntyre left rural Oregon in the United States for a job at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He was tasked with setting up an English language news practicum. Here, he tells us how his original idea for a student-produced English tabloid newspaper, published four days a week, was rejected and how Varsity magazine was born instead.

Greetings from Cambridge

Cindy Gu was an editor in the 2016 Fall Board. Her reporting for Varsity led to an interest in gender issues and she is now for an M.Phil in Multi-Disciplinary Gender Studies at Cambridge University in the United Kingdom.