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The St Andrews Decision

The St Andrews Decision

Posted On: April 20, 2016

At the end of last summer, I visited the College of William and Mary to say goodbye to [...]

The End of Cherry Blossom Season

The End of Cherry Blossom Season

Posted On: April 20, 2016

Tokyo’s cherry blossom season is nearing its end. The heavy rain, wind, and warming temperatures urge the blushing [...]

The Presidential Primaries Abroad: Japan Edition

The Presidential Primaries Abroad: Japan Edition

Posted On: April 05, 2016

With a 13-hour time difference, it is easy to feel that Japan and the US are on opposite [...]

Stories from Abroad: Budapest

Stories from Abroad: Budapest

Posted On: April 04, 2016

My cultural background is a bit hard to explain. Put succinctly, I am a Chinese American with Hungarian [...]

An Almost-Disaster in Dental Care 8000 Miles From Virginia

An Almost-Disaster in Dental Care 8000 Miles From Virginia

Posted On: March 20, 2016

The Taiwan Railways limited express train from Changhua to Kaohsiung takes two hours and eleven minutes, which was [...]

Scabies, Donald Trump and Sour Patch Kids

Scabies, Donald Trump and Sour Patch Kids

Posted On: March 15, 2016

March is only halfway over, but it’s already proven to be a month full of the oddest happenings. [...]

Battles and the Badlands: Housing at St. Andrews

Battles and the Badlands: Housing at St. Andrews

Posted On: February 24, 2016

I’ve never participated in the College of William and Mary’s housing rush, but from watching my friends fight [...]

Is It Safe?

Is It Safe?

Posted On: February 07, 2016

Protests in Kasserine, some degenerating into violence. A government-imposed curfew from midnight to 5 am. A massive gun [...]

The Intricacies of British Academics

The Intricacies of British Academics

Posted On: February 07, 2016

After a month of William and Mary friends, American food and trips to Washington, D.C., I have finally [...]

Thanksgiving in Scotland

Thanksgiving in Scotland

Posted On: December 02, 2015

After spending the majority of November writing essays in the library, it was nice to have a weekend [...]