Sophia Chen


The Benefits of a Well-structured Vacation

With only one week between winter and spring quarters, a balance has to be struck between fun and recovery.


April 4, 2016

I’d Like to Thank the Academy…for Nothing

In the middle of controversy over racism, the Oscars promote tone-deaf Asian stereotypes.


March 3, 2016

What Do You Do With a Humanities Major?

If all our academics were to leave their jobs, our society would lose something great


February 15, 2016

Nightmare on My Home Street

Being home over break shows us where we came from and how far we have yet to go.


January 7, 2016

Turkey and mashed P-Sets

Life will always be hard, but Thanksgiving reminds us to be thankful for what we do have .


November 30, 2015

Fighting with a broken sword

When it comes to changing the world, following the book isn’t as easy as it seems.


November 9, 2015

It's lonely at the top

Why you shouldn't aspire to be the smartest one in the room


October 15, 2015

An ego trip down memory lane

The consequences of harboring egotism within acts of service.


June 1, 2015

I want to know what love is

A roommate illustrates how to love someone in the long run.


May 7, 2015

Confessions from a recovering “excellent sheep”

If the life of the mind is to actively learn, then why does it leave so many of us feeling passive?


April 14, 2015