WuToWu #32: But Gandhi was like “Nah man”

Hey Curtis! Many of your former classmates have been populating my school now that they are on spring break. It’s been fun reading about your travels. I do hope that you have been sweating proportionally to the amount of food that you were eating. I think I told Mom that you should call it “Eating…

HGC in the South: Day 9

Day 9: Today was our last full day in the South. Tomorrow, we’ll be flying back to Harvard and the cold, blustery New England spring. Fortunately, we had a full day entirely to ourselves to let off some steam, and  naturally, I spent the morning studying for my chemistry midterm. Our host took us to…

HGC in the South: Day 8

Day 8: On to Naples! The drive took a little under three and a half hours, including a 40 minute stop for lunch.As is tradition, we watched Mean Girls on the way down, and I studied for my midterm some more and caught up on some sleep. We arrived at Moorings Presbyterian Church around 2:30…

HGC in the South: Day 7

Day 7: We left Orlando in the morning for Tampa. Thankfully, the drive was much shorter than the one from Charleston, so we arrived at the University of South Florida just before lunchtime. We ate lunch in their very nice student center, then some people went to play frisbee. I studied for organic chemistry. At…

HGC in the South: Days 5 and 6

Day 5: I spent 6 hours on the bus today, so there’s not much to talk about. After driving for about a half-an-hour, we reached Drayton Hall, which was a plantation owned by a wealthy South Carolinian family. Pollen was in the air, so we stifled our sneezes and tried to avoid rubbing our eyes…

WuToWu #31: More Uncertainty

Regarding your last post, I think one of the hardest things for me is to be separated from everyone back in Palo Alto, especially my family. I’m powerless to help while I’m on the East Coast. I’m sorry you’ve had to go through this on your own. There was one girl who committed suicide my…

HGC in the South: Day 4

Day 4 started with a delicious Southern breakfast of shrimp and grits. Our host had lived in Belgium for a substantial amount of time, and she was a good cook. She also had two dogs who were very friendly and energetic, despite one of them being a fairly old dog. We were driven to the…