How the Asian-American attacks undermine my parents’ sacrifices and our immigrant journey

A vigil in Washington D.C. last Wednesday night. Photo by Shuran Huang of the New York Times

From starvation and survival to a new opportunity of livelihood

As my parents’ generation in China starved as children, seeing China at its current, developed state is unimaginable for immigrants who have chosen to…


Unconventional learning, gaps in our education system, and how to navigate learning as an adult.

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Couples embracing, collective misery, and imagination as empathy.

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Love in the city

All throughout the city, I saw couples embracing and sharing their love in a way I had never seen before. With masks removed from their noses, they…


Rediscovering consciousness in 2020

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A Grey, Passive Dulling


Language barriers, racial fetishization, and international hookup culture

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It’s about more than being unable to message family/friends.

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Hint: “Get off your phone” isn’t one of them.

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  • Prioritization
  • Willpower and self-discipline that shove you through your to-dos you don’t want to do


American experiences for “non-Americans”

The divide between immigrant parents and their children



World Bachelor in Business

Jenny Lee

First-generation. American and Chinese. Moderate current events enthusiast. Studying abroad in the World Bachelor in Business.

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