Dim Sum is Family           

November, 2017

Mable, Boston

The minute I walked into “Hei La Moon”  in Boston’s Chinatown, I felt at home. Just like Hong Kong!  I enthused. Why didn’t I know about this? The truth is, I rarely went to this side of Chinatown. I usually…

What I Have Learned From My 3500-Mile-10-State Road Trip

November, 2017

Quanzhi Guo

Our route Road trip has always been on my bucket list. I have to admit that it is an idea that I romanticize like a rite of passage, a celebration of freedom, and something mythically American. From the first “road…

My Journey with Art

November, 2017

Yvette Yu

The first art class I attended was an extracurricular class on Chinese “Ink Wash” Painting. It was taught along with my calligraphy class when I was in first grade in Hunan Province, where I was born. Back then, I was…

Intentions v. Expectations

November, 2017

Mable, Boston

Set Your Intention. See if you can move or be still, without judgment, without expectation. Without expectation? But, set an intention? Every time she says these words, they sound new to me even though I hear them every day (almost),…

Losing Old Shanghai

November, 2017

Wendy Lee

When I travel, I love to marvel at the architecture of places that I visit. They tell a story and embody history. Yet, with the advent of skyscrapers, more and more of the modern cities begin to look one and…

Generations

October, 2017

Pallavi Kottamasu

As an aspiring audio documentary producer, I’m at the halfway point with this intensive training program in Maine.   For the rest of the semester, we’re required to produce a 7-12 minute piece for our final project. I chose to…

10 Most Underappreciated Food Places Around Harvard

October, 2017

Zara Zhang

You should be experiencing major FOMO if you graduate from Harvard without eating at one of these places! 1. Night Market 75 Winthrop St Partly because of its subterranean nature and unassuming front, Night Market has gone unnoticed by many…

What I learned from my promotion

October, 2017

Maggie Shi

I have been setting my heart on the Sales Manager’s position since day one that I worked for my company two years ago as a Sales Coordinator. The charm of my targeted position is to make connections with the clients…

My Transcendental Trip to Tibet

October, 2017

Yvette Yu

Traveling to Tibet has been on my bucket list for years. I thought I would be more prepared when the time comes, but it was rather spontaneous when I finally decided to visit the place that is the closest to…

Be Confident and Be Yourself

October, 2017

Sichun Liu

The phenomenon that most Chinese students are “invisible compared to Americans or students from other foreign countries other than China” has been more frequently observed and concerned as the population of Chinese international students in American colleges is rocketing in…

What if I don’t make my bed…?

October, 2017

Leah Jarrett

On the last night of Ma’s trip to New York a month ago, we were making her bed in my small studio apartment once again. As we lay a sheet over the futon mattress, it hit me: how many times…

Taking a Leap

October, 2017

Mable, Boston

Last Sunday (Oct 1), I was invited to speak at the Faith & Life Forum at the Memorial Church at Harvard, as an alumnae, a media entrepreneur, and founder of One in a Billion Productions Inc (a non-profit 501 c3)….