Happy New Year

Lei Ma performs an energetic Kongfu routine as part of the Chinese New Year Celebration at Edison Theatre Feb. 12, sponsored by the Chinese Students and Scholars Association. Feb. 7 was the first day of the Chinese New Year. 2008 is a Year of the Rat, a time of hard work, activity and renewal. It is the first in a cycle of 12 animal signs. People born in the Year of the Rat are thought to be clever, bright, sociable and family oriented.