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Annual TBC Thanksgiving Fundraising Dinner – Feast of Bartimaeus

Join us for our annual Thanksgiving fundraiser dinner! In the Jesuit tradition of being of service to those in need and in the spirit of giving thanks, we invite you to join our annual fundraiser dinner event on Sunday, November 17, 2019. This year’s theme will be the “Feast of Bartimaeus” and will be held…

The Silk Road Excursion

By Tirzah Dove, Westmont College, TBC ChinaContact A couple of weeks ago, I had the very special opportunity to adventure along the Silk Road with other students from my college for about 13 days.  ChinaContact created a wonderful trip for us that definitely enhanced our short-term stay with The Beijing Center! The excursion was filled with many…

Don’t Miss Out On A Bethel Service Trip

By Zachary K., Loyola University Maryland, TBC Fall 2019 Student “Ok! We have to stop playing with the kids now. If we stay any longer the kids will be TOO EXCITED to go to sleep tonight.” Try to imagine making someone this happy – so happy that they can’t even fall asleep. This is what…

The True Silk Road Excursion Bible

By Zachary K., Loyola University Maryland, TBC Fall 2019 Semester Abroad Student THE SILK ROAD – the most famous, by far the LONGEST, and arguably the most influential trade routes in the history of the world. Just let that sink in for a minute, and then you can go ahead and keep reading.   In the…

Follow Up Interview with Brendan Gottschall Jesuit Scholastic

July 25, 2019 A follow-up interview from our last interview with Brendan in 2018 What do you do at TBC?   When I arrived at TBC in January I wasn’t really sure what I’d be doing, but upon arrival, I was asked to help with the research aspects of The Beijing Center: to plan and take on a…

Gubei Watertown

Gubei Watertown By Nicole M., Loyola Marymount University, TBC Summer 2019 Intern Abroad Student If you’re looking for an escape from the city, spend a weekend in Gubei Watertown. Located just a two-hour drive from Beijing, the town is made up of traditional architecture, greenery, and not to mention an endless number of doorways to…

How to Navigate the Market

How to Navigate the Market By Nicole M., Loyola Marymount University, TBC Summer 2019 Intern Abroad Student 1) Make a list of items you want to purchase beforehand Don’t make the mistake of leaving with items you don’t need. The salesmen are excellent at enticing you to buy their products if not for you, as…

Most Instagrammable places in Beijing

Most Instagrammable places in Beijing By Nicole M., Loyola Marymount University, TBC Summer 2019 Intern Abroad Student 1) 798 Art Zone The 798 Art Zone is home to a variety of galleries and artist studios. While walking the streets you can find murals, statues, and graffiti caked walls. 2) CCTV Building Located in Beijing’s Central…