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July 27, 2014

Flight Simulator: Aviation Club’s latest project

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During the academic year, I serve as the marketing and club liaison for the Lafayette College Aviation Club. A fellow rising sophomore, Barker Carlock, a chemical engineer from Texas, founded the club with another fellow rising sophomore, Greg an electrical computer engineer from Great Britain. Both have their private pilot’s licenses and decided that their […]

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July 25, 2014

A July Afternoon

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Normally (school time=2/3 of the year), I’m a hard-working person. However, during the break, all my energy is gone. The two things I enjoy the most are drinking tea with friends and baking. Lying in the couch for several hours, I feel like I’m becoming one part of the couch.   If I didn’t hear […]

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July 21, 2014

A Summer Evening at Lafayette

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One of the greatest things about the summers at Lafayette is the nice weather to take advantage of on campus. Lafayette kids love to be outside whether on the main quad in front of Skillman library, on a walk to some off-campus activities, or indulging in some wiffleball as pictured below.     The limits […]

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July 18, 2014

5 Unconfirmed Facts About D.C.: A Convo Edition

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My DC backpacking trip a month ago had me engage in crazy cool meetings with friends, both old and new, in a way that a tour could hardly supply.

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July 13, 2014

Markle Hall: The Gates to Lafayette

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My headquarters for the summer at Lafayette, Markle Hall, may be one of the most important buildings on campus if in fact you want to be a student on campus. Markle houses the president’s office, the registrar (class scheduling), and specifically, for my purposes as well as for every student currently at Lafayette or hoping […]

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July 13, 2014

AppNexus Blog is Live!

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Each intern at AppNexus was asked to write a blog post for the company’s blog. Last week was my turn! As I have continually articulated in previous posts, the summer in NYC has been great. But it is time that I share some more of the detail about what I do during my work week! […]

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July 12, 2014

Best Part—Food!!!

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Coming from a rich Chinese heritage, I have always made food the core of promoting longevity and health. Eating many different delicious foods has always been associated with living life to its fullest and I couldn’t agree more. Moreover, I hail from Chengdu-Sichuan Province, which is renowned for its spicy and unique style of cooking. […]

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July 6, 2014

Lafayette Summer Housing

posted in Ryan Beebe

As many already know, the summers at Lafayette are filled with the energy and excitement that comes with living on campus as a summer employee, hard-working athlete, or even as a student with a local internship, job, or endeavor. The summer company of students creates a great environment apart from the regular school year that […]

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July 6, 2014

All Aboard!

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The struggle bus, that is. After three weeks of birthday festivities, blissful, jet-lagged slumber, and silent tears over Morocco, I packed my things and headed to West Philadelphia for another summer of Breakthrough. Thursday marked the end of the first week of Breakthrough of Greater Philadelphia, a branch of a hugely successful nonprofit whose goal […]

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July 6, 2014

Going On and Off of the Beaten Path

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This week officially marks the second half of my internship in NYC (link to AppNexus Blog coming soon). Five weeks flew by; it is nice to look back at old posts and think about all that has happened since arriving in this city at the end of May. Something that has become obvious to me […]