• Abbie Hui

    weighing in on freshman 15

    for a healthier sense of self

    March 1, 2019
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    Before I actually stepped foot on campus, I heard about the foreboding “freshman 15” from family and friends: “You won’t notice the weight gain until it’s too late, so watch out for the 15 pounds that will sneak up on you over the course of your first year.” I found this shocking, to the point […]

    a winter break told through food

    exploring hong kong’s food scene

    February 1, 2019
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    Winter break may be over, but the fond memories of the food I ate during it remain. Nearly every winter break, I travel to Hong Kong to visit family and friends, recover from my mental exhaustion, and recuperate with a variety of authentic, delicious foods. My family lives close to a fresh seafood market (imagine […]

    thrive, don’t just survive

    nutrition and balance during finals

    November 30, 2018
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    Winter has come. The end of the semester is near; finals are just around the corner. Though final exams might determine your grades for your classes, the most important thing this winter season is your health. Here are some tips on nutrition, healthy eating habits, and work balance, so you can not only survive but […]

    den den v. den den

    comparing sister restaurants

    October 25, 2018
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    There are two Den Dens within 0.5 miles of each other. These sister restaurants share great service and tasty, artfully presented food, but both have distinct personalities—evident through their food, decor, and more. Den Den Cafe Asiana The first time I went, I celebrated my first college Friendsgiving. Since then, I have returned countless times […]

    warm tastes

    introducing ganko ittetsu ramen

    October 11, 2018
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    Craving something more substantial and filling than instant ramen that you can find in a grocery store and whip up with a pot of hot water? My roommate and I were hungry for comfort food when we finished unpacking on move-in day. We did not have to venture far before we stumbled upon the newly […]