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One of the 800 dogs from Huang Xue's shelter stares at the camera in Hai Fong, Pingtung. All the dogs are sterilized, vaccinated and in good health at the local shelter, run completely on the family's own money and donations.

Column: A home for the abandoned

It’s hard to stroll the streets of Taiwan without seeing a few skinny dogs digging through the neighborhood dumpster. It’s no secret that this country has long suffered a serious stray dog problem due to the lack of animal shelters.

A woman sells the Zongzi she's made herself at the local market at the Central Market in Pingtung City.

Column: Summer solstice tradition

Two days after the beginning of summer, June 23 was the Lunar Calendar’s fifth day of the fifth month, also known as the “Duanwu Jie” or Double Fifth Festival. Traditionally, the fifth month has been seen as the month of poison and evil spirits due to the summer solstice.

A fruit vendor greets a customer as they approach her fruit stand June 9 at the Hengchun market in Pingtung, Taiwan. Taiwan is known as the kingdom of fruits due to its abundance of exotic fruits such as dragon fruit, durian and mango.

Column: The attraction of outdoor markets

Taiwan is known for its exceptional shopping. — whether it’s at a high-class department store in Taipei 101 or at the Shilin Night Market, where crowds of thousands gather for inexpensive food, fun and fashion after sunset.

Lena will be in Taiwan until August 20.

Column: The Small Island with Big Dreams

I arrived in the city of Kaohsiung after a strenuous 18-hour flight straight from Chicago. Struggling with my rusty Mandarin, I stuttered my way through customs to drag my suitcases through the double doors and became stricken by the humidity, typical of the tropical island. Despite being late at night, the air was still hot and muggy.

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Building New Schools

Learn what the Media School and the School of Global and International Studies mean to students and faculty pioneering these new hybrid schools.

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Teaser: The Age of Change

IDS investigates the University's strategic plan to change the structure of the school. Story to come out Monday, May 5th.

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Holi: Back home for a day

The Asian Culture Center staged the Holi festival Wednesday at Collins Living-Learning Center to give students the chance to connect back home.

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performances

Culture Shock

Underground artists and indie rock bands played at the Dunn Meadow on Saturday as a part of the annual Culture Shock music festival organized by IU student radio WIUX.

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To barracks and back

Minkyu Kim talks about returning to Bloomington after two years of military service.

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Steering committee presents proposals to community

The Imagine Bloomington steering committee brought proposals for long-term change to community members and allowed for open discussion and critique.

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Give Back to Africa raises funds for education

Give Back to Africa raises funds for education

Lena Dogs

One of the 800 dogs from Huang Xue's shelter stares at the camera in Hai Fong, Pingtung. All the dogs are sterilized, vaccinated and in good health at the local shelter, run completely on the family's own money and donations.

Lena Dogs

Huang Xue stands with her dogs at her shelter in Hai Fong, Pingtung on July 23, 2012 in Tai wan. She explained that she must work from 3am until 11pm to take care of the 800 dogs now residing in her shelter.

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Several dogs of Huang Xue's shelter stand by the gate in Hai Fong, a town at the outskirts of Pingtung City on July 23, 2012 in Taiwan. The family have rescued over 800 stray dogs from all over the city since 2009.

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