A baffling commencement speech: Viral videos in China, May 22-26

Society & Culture

This week: Much ado about a Chinese student’s commencement speech at the University of Maryland, a sea lion attack, and more.

  1. Controversial commencement speech
    A storm on Chinese social media erupted after remarks by a Chinese student about fresh air and freedom of speech at a commencement address at the University of Maryland.

  2. Sea lion attack
    A Chinese girl was pulled into the water by a sea lion in Vancouver. She was rescued with only a finger wound.

  • Never give up!
    A little schoolboy who is paralyzed with no arms uses his feet to study in class.

  • Too big for the fence
    A man trying to cross the road through a divider fence got stuck in the middle of traffic.