Monthly Archives: November 2012


Ted Chang Boston University Honors (500 words / Due:12/20) What is the purpose of higher education? Some argue that college should foster self-discovery, empathy, citizenship, clarity of thought, and elegance of expression. Others contend that college should promote practical skills, problem-solving, and career-oriented training. You may draw on your personal experience as well as on […]

Argentina #2 – The plane

On board I indulge my traveling idiosyncracies – I eat everything put in front of me and drink only tomato juice. I try to breathe only through my nose. I had a one-night layover in Miami, which I wasted on a protracted walk around the airport hotels and dinner at Boston Chicken. In my imagination […]

Argentina #1 – Airport

People don´t fuck with breakfast. Lunch and dinner are multi-ethnic affairs, full of curiosity and experimentation. But for breakfast people tend to stick with the foods of their childhoods. The chinese guy next to me is eating some meat too dark to be chicken and too light to be pork, in the style of General […]