Siqi (Catherine) Li

Siqi (Catherine) Li

I'm a student at Chino Hills High School. I'm a golfer, pianist, and writer. I hope to share these scratched pieces of fun from my journey with you.
Review: Phantom of the Opera musical

Review: Phantom of the Opera musical

I saw Phantom of the Opera at Majestic Theatre in New York in June. This production is a wonderful cinematic play with a timeless and suspenseful plot. Its original musical had music composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Charles Hart. The musical book on which...

Opinion: China’s hukou system is malicious

Opinion: China’s hukou system is malicious

  Growing up in China, when I heard sayings like “xiang xia ren,” or roughly “country bumpkin,” in a disdainful tone in any usual Shanghainese conversation, I wondered about the historical cornerstone that justified this form of discrimination. Now, I believe...

My ‘fresh off the boat’ experience

My ‘fresh off the boat’ experience

There are many types of “fobs,” as with the countless different stereotypes of Asian-Americans. Whether it’s the “super-fob” with no English, the rich insta-famous “fob” in funky outfits, the anime “weaboo fob,” or the STEM “fob,” there seems to be more and more of...