Zhuoran Yang

Zhuoran Yang

Grace likes to write, draw and hang out with her friends. She also does debate and plays tennis.
Opinion: AI will not kill humankind

Opinion: AI will not kill humankind

Ever since the beginning of artificial intelligence, people have feared that they will one day take over the world. Stories of millions of unrelenting, unfeeling robots dominating the world and enslaving humans have run rampant across our culture. However, that bleak...

Review: ‘Dreams, Data, Exhaustion, Cancer, and Care’

Review: ‘Dreams, Data, Exhaustion, Cancer, and Care’

"Dreams, Data, Exhaustion, Cancer, and Care" by Anne Boyer was a book that I was not exactly looking forward to, but I felt compelled to read it because it was about cancer, because it showed the process of a woman fighting for her life, and because of its raw and...

Opinion: What COVID-19 has been like for a Middle Schooler

Opinion: What COVID-19 has been like for a Middle Schooler

When I googled “school,” the first result was a generic, red, schoolhouse with a flag and a clock on the outside. As far down as I scrolled, I didn’t see a single computer screen or Zoom icon. However, the computer screen is quickly becoming the reality for...

Opinion: Lessons from COVID-19 for the next pandemic

Opinion: Lessons from COVID-19 for the next pandemic

Humanity has faced countless illnesses ever since we have appeared on the face of the earth. From the bubonic plague to smallpox to cholera, we have been faced with illnesses time and time again, and mostly, we have been underprepared.  Judging from previous reactions...

Review: ‘Dreams, Data, Exhaustion, Cancer, and Care’

Dido — an ancient feminist

In 1916, 218 women were arrested during a peaceful protest in front of the White House. The following year, the same thing happened. Half a decade earlier, a similar protest ended in violence. What united all these protests was the desire women had for equal rights,...