April Xiaoyi Xu

April's Articles

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.
16 May 2016 I feel its weight in my hands. Its interesting texture. The unique scent. I feel pride and joy as of turn the pages.
14 Mar 2016 Second-year undergraduate students in the U.S. have a special item on our checklist: declaring a major.
01 Feb 2016 If you were to dive into my iCal or my folders, you would find tonnes of documents labelled "OH". It's not an exclamation, "OH" is my abbreviation for Office Hours, an important part of my college experience.