Hey hey, resident Geek Chic columnist here! I’m a senior at BU double-majoring in psychology and biology, if only because colleges don't seem to offer concentrations in Disney/sci-fi/fantasy trivia. When I grow up, I want to be Mulan.
If you look in my hideously messy closet, you'll note my obsession with silk blouses, high waisted skirts, leather jackets, and shoes [omg, shoes!]. In my spare time, I enjoy reading, writing, sewing/costuming, volunteering with Operation Smile, and thrift shopping.
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Photo credit Maybe it’s a sign that I’m far too dependent on my pop culture, but I’ve been going a little stir crazy lately because the Olympics coverage has put all of my TV shows on hiatus. The polar vortex situation certainly isn’t helping either! But all this pining for a TV fix made me […]
Photo credit Although I had heard a lot of buzz surrounding 2013′s summer blockbuster, Pacific Rim, I didn’t get around to watching it until winter break (coincidentally, it was on my flight home from Taiwan… over the Pacific Ocean). I remember scornfully laughing at the over-dramatic trailer – “Today, we’re cancellin’ the apocalypse!” – but […]
Photo credit After my last Style Abroad post featuring Taipei, I thought it would be fun to talk about Chinese New Year and introduce some of the traditions surrounding the festival for those who’ve never celebrated it. And perhaps we should call it the Year of the Clothes Horse, since I’ll also be sharing some […]
Photo credit Although I was raised in California, my family is originally from Taiwan, a small island off the coast of China. Over winter break, I went to the capital city of Taipei for my cousin’s wedding. I hadn’t been back in quite a few years, and I was amazed at how much the city […]