National Health Insurance in Taiwan



National Healthcare in the U.S. has always been a heated debate nationwide. Despite countless reforms, the United States is still perceived as expensive and inaccessible to a lot of people; even those who are insured under the national healthcare face great limitations in their healthcare options.

Before Obamacare was officially implemented, I was a junior in college who constantly heard objections to any form of national healthcare from my peers. To me the question wasn’t “why should we have a national healthcare?” but more “why did it take so long for us to have a national healthcare?”

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SABR 2930: Model United Nations 2012 (Part 3)

MNUM*Written in  4/19/2012*

Even though we sounded a lot like rivals to each each other during class, when we arrived in Marriott Marquis in New York City, we were a big family. I was thrilled with how knowledgeable my professors and fellow classmates were in this field. We were able to travel together on flights, trains, buses as a single group. Together, we toured some of the most famous sites in the U.S. Moreover, we shared food, hotel rooms, televisions, and interests. The enthusiasm from both students and professors reminded me that I was not alone, and I could always get help and help others.

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SABR 2930: Model United Nations 2012 (Part 2)


*Written in  4/19/2012*

As I returned from my trip, slowly unpacking my belongings, I was definitely fighting to keep my eyes opened. Before I fell into a deep sleep, I tried to recall all of the lessons from throughout the semester.  I hope that I will remember all of it, as detailed as I can. Let me take some time to reconcile all the hardship that we had to go through before the trip to NYC.

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SABR 2930: Model United Nations 2012 (Part 1)

541661_10150626231836533_205723044_n*Written in 3/30/2012*

I signed up for a study abroad trip around October of 2011.
I have stated before that New York City is my dream city. I cannot tell you how much I want to visit there. This trip is not starting in the summer…or next winter break…it starts in- 2 hours! That’s right, it’s about 5 a.m. right now. You heard me right. I have been packing my stuff to get ready to take the shuttle to Charlotte Airport. As I am packing, I felt inspired to write a blog about this.

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