April Xiaoyi Xu

April's Articles

10 May 2018 Kim Jong-un’s wife and his sister are part of an age-old ploy to make us think the hostile regime has changed. A clue: it hasn’t.
29 Apr 2018 Soon enough, everything I have grown accustomed to will become a cherished memory.
26 Mar 2018 This aspiring writer used strategies for dealing with writer’s block to improve her real life weaknesses. 
25 Jan 2018 Schools shouldn’t make us reject our first language in favour of a more dominant language. Instead, let’s embrace multilingualism.
06 Nov 2017 Observe, write, share – these three verbs together capture the essence of my personal and intellectual journey thus far.
11 Sep 2017 Let me set the stage: Law is a black-and-white world where there are two sides: one must win and the other must lose; it’s fast-thinking, fast-talking and governed by rationality and logic.
15 May 2017 This semester has been another busy yet fulfilling one. Next week, for instance, I will have an average of one public speaking engagement (eg, admissions panel, hosting a federal judge, final presentation) each day.
26 Sep 2016 Businessmen and businesswomen confidently striding down the Mid-Level Escalators in Hong Kong. A sunny sandy beach, and men dedicating themselves to the glorious local food scene in Spain.
13 Jun 2016 With 50 pairs of eyes staring at me, I landed on a chair whose smooth texture and tough hardness I once knew so well and placed my lunch box and chopsticks on an equally familiar-looking desk.