Author name: Winston Chu

I’m an Asian American Student, and I’ve Changed My Mind about Affirmative Action

If you had asked for my opinion on affirmative action two years ago, I probably would have given you an emphatic response. It would have been a critical rebuke of the system, driven by data, logic and emotional appeal. In recent weeks, my feelings have completely changed.  I’m an Asian American student preparing to apply […]

I’m an Asian American Student, and I’ve Changed My Mind about Affirmative Action Read More »

Dear President Biden, here’s the reality that young Asian Americans are facing every day

This week President Biden signed off on a bill meant to address the rise in Asian American hate crimes. Here’s why that isn’t enough. It’s a given fact that hate is becoming more prevalent lately, but I didn’t think I’d already be facing it in high school. You’d think that a liberal high school in

Dear President Biden, here’s the reality that young Asian Americans are facing every day Read More »

Classical Music Could Die With My Generation – We Have to Save It

Fun fact: most of my peers have probably heard of Beethoven and Mozart – just about. Ask them about Bach or Chopin, some will start to look at you strangely. Talk about Brahms or Haydn, and you will certainly get blank looks. I am a sophomore in high school. My family and I recently went

Classical Music Could Die With My Generation – We Have to Save It Read More »

Artificial Intelligence has positively reshaped my life as a high school student

As a junior in high school, I’ve opened ChatGPT more than any book in the past year. You may be thinking that I use ChatGPT to generate homework answers out of laziness, as the online artificial intelligence (AI) chatbot has been called “the end of high school English.” Given ChatGPT’s ability to construct full-length essays

Artificial Intelligence has positively reshaped my life as a high school student Read More »

Scroll to Top