Monday – June 15, 2015: A word about trash…

There is trash everywhere here. It’s totally gross. It’s by the side of the road, in fields, in streams, public squares, people’s yards, literally everywhere. The worst is the neighborhood garbage areas that occur frequently where people stack trash and then burn it. The smell is awful, and the thought of all the carcinogens that […]

January 12, 2017: Game-Changing Tech Companies

Groups of engineers stand together, engaged in discussion between endless rows of computers, car parts and prototypes in this massive industrial office space. Even as visitors, we can sense the energy of productivity that can only be attributed to a company whose mission is to accelerate the movement toward sustainability–Tesla. Ride in a Model X, […]

January 7, 2017: Introduction

Hello! My name is Cathy Kuang, and I’m a junior at Wash. U., studying Marketing with a minor in Computer Science. Next week, I’ll fly across the country to the San Francisco Bay Area for the Silicon Valley Road Show, a trip organized by the Career Center to visit several tech companies including Yelp, Square, […]

June 1, 2017: Reflecting on My Exchange Semester

About 24 hours after my last final exam, I was on a plane back to the United States. Another 24 hours after that, I was eating dinner with my family in the Massachusetts house where I grew up. The quick turnaround left me questioning whether the whole Hong Kong adventure was even real. But then […]