17th Annual ISS – Learnings and Gratitudes

Hello and welcome to those of you reading! While the saying "everything happens for a reason" is a bit cliche for my liking, I do believe that sometimes, life has a funny way of working itself out. In April of 2016, I applied to represent UBC at the 16th annual ISS happening in September, but … Continue reading 17th Annual ISS – Learnings and Gratitudes

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Chinese vs. Lunar New Year

Hello and welcome to those of you reading, It's been a year since I wrote my last post on my views around what we call Lunar New Year, and with New Years Day being tomorrow I've recently shared the post again. Both times, I've had people come up to me and point out, "Is it … Continue reading Chinese vs. Lunar New Year

Lessons Learned in the Language of Healing

Trigger warning: mentions of various forms of sexual assault. Hello and welcome to those of you reading, It's been a week since I shared my uncomfortable transit experience, and I'm very humbled by the overwhelmingly positive and supportive response that I've received. Thank you to each and every one of you who reached out, commented, … Continue reading Lessons Learned in the Language of Healing

Finding Motivation For Finals (On Bubble Tea Runs)

Hello and welcome to those of you reading! With less than 48 hours to go till my first final on Tuesday, and having looked at the exam from last year two nights ago and realizing that "Shit. I can't answer a single one of these questions.", I decided to go for an after dinner bubble tea run … Continue reading Finding Motivation For Finals (On Bubble Tea Runs)

Cupcake Wars – Nerdfighters Edition

Hello and welcome to those you reading! This is my last post here regarding all things UBC Nerdfighters Club related as, per my position as VP events, I will be covering all related events and adventures on the club's new blog starting September! With that being said, tonight was the last event of the year, … Continue reading Cupcake Wars – Nerdfighters Edition