Eric J


For any people who wish to learn more about the Tank Man, and the events that happened at Tienanmen Square, here is an annotated BiBlography, to help you with your research. Here are the materials I found most helpful. Tank Man Documentary by Antony Thomas – Really informative documentary, lots of information about the Tienanmen Square Protests, and the tank man, and the situations leading up to it. Includes lots of interviewees within,.. Read More

Look Back on Eminent Night

Finally, Night of the Notable IS OVER!!!! No more worrying about messing up on stage, no more worries about preparing my costume, and no more long, painful, nights of finishing my learning centre. It’s been a few days after the Night, and I can finally reflect on this day with a well-rested brain. I can’t think of anything bad that happened over this whole project, and specifically on the big night… Read More


I knew for my eminent person this year, finding an expert on him would be somewhat challenging. This year, to look for an interview, I tried to aim high. There was probably a good chance I wouldn’t even get a response, but hey, if I knew if I got an interview with a journalist, who was there during Tank man’s moment, then I would get a really good understanding about.. Read More

Eminent Speech

Hey everyone, I know eminent is appraoching, and I’ve finished a version of my speech, which I’m comfortable sharing. Please take a quick read, and any feedback is appreciated, even if it’s just about one line or phrase. =============================================================================================== I really thought yesterday, was the day. The start of a revolution, and the beginning to a new China. A better one with democracy, and freedom of speech, where can people.. Read More

SFU Library!

On October 30th, the Talons went on a trip to Simon Fraser University. The agenda included a visit to the museum of of Archaeology and Ethnology, a tour of the campus, time at the library, and arguably the best part, a delicious Indian lunch. Coming to SFU, I really didn’t expect to find a lot of information about my eminent person, since there isn’t even that much concrete data available. However,.. Read More


A man, whose identity to this day is still unknown,  but his bravery has been recognized by many, including Time Magazine. “Tank Man”, is an incredibly brave man, known for the way he stood his ground in front of several Chinese tanks, blocking their path. The picture on the right, spread worldwide, becoming one of the most iconic images of the 20th century. This event took place on June 5, 1989, during the.. Read More