Perceptions of “Privilege”: An Inherent Income Inequality

Abstract With the advancement of communications technology, discussion on social issues has become rampant, especially regarding the disparity due to income inequality. The existing inequality in income is perceived to benefit the wealthy, giving them a privilege above others and creating a disparity in the justice and education system. The disparity that we will focus … More Perceptions of “Privilege”: An Inherent Income Inequality

The Cause and Effect of Gentrification in Developed US Cities

Abstract This study will review the cause of gentrification and its positive and negative impact on urban development. In many developed cities in the US, the cost of home skyrocketed due to many reasons. One reason being the growth of high paying jobs from many conglomerate corporations. My approach will focus on the increase in … More The Cause and Effect of Gentrification in Developed US Cities

Recognizing and understanding ADHD and depression from the first-person perspective

Growing up in Taiwan, I have suffered what was known as “behavioral problem” as a child. I have displayed uncontrolled and unpredicted hyperactive behavior, in addition to inability follow instructions or focus. Many times I was advised to seek a guidance counselor with my mother’s supervision. My mom and I talked to many counselor as … More Recognizing and understanding ADHD and depression from the first-person perspective

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 … More National Health Insurance in Taiwan

SABR 2930: Model United Nations 2012 (Part 3)

*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, … More SABR 2930: Model United Nations 2012 (Part 3)