• Yidi Wu

    A Matter of Convenience

    why we lie

    December 4, 2013
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    I am a liar. I lie, and so do you, not to mention your best friend, your mother, and maybe your dog. You have lied to friends, teachers, partners (romantic or otherwise), and strangers. You have in all probability lied to yourself as well—I know I have. We give these lies labels such as “manners,” […]

    Handle with Care

    unwrapping my first semester of college

    November 7, 2013
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    My mother has sent me three packages during my first two months at college. The first was 45 pounds, the second was 35, and while I haven’t picked up the third, I suspect it will weigh in somewhere between scoliosis and a herniated disc. These boxes have contained things that I specifically asked for (like […]