Fani Hsieh

Articles by Fani Hsieh

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THEMUSEUM’s Mac & Cheese Festival brings out K-W’s finest

On a cold, stormy night in downtown Kitchener, a mac and cheese festival seemed like the perfect place to take refuge. Despite a sour event last year, THEMUSEUM’s Mac & Cheese Festival returned for a second year to dispel all doubts. The layout was set up similar to Taco Fest, a very successful event also held at THEMUSEUM. Instead of […]

by Fani Hsieh· · Arts and Life, Food ·
How to define your home

How to define your home

Where is home? In an effort to eloquently define home, I took notes from the TED Talk of two talented writers, Pico Iyer and Taiye Selasi. Iyer spoke about identifying “home” as work in progress, constantly adding new panels to the stained glass window. He said that stepping out of our comfort zone and into the world will let you […]

by Fani Hsieh· · Opinion ·
Exploring the underlying benefits of healthy living

Exploring the underlying benefits of healthy living

Every year, along with thousands (if not millions) of others, I make a New Year’s resolution to “get fit,” “become healthy” or “lose weight.” If you can relate to this, here is one more reason why you should try again this year: by achieving your fitness or health goals, you may be giving yourself some unique and practical interview material. […]

by Fani Hsieh· · Opinion ·
Cheating or ‘ratting’?

Cheating or ‘ratting’?

During an exam for one of the three hardest courses in my program, a student sitting behind me dropped her iPhone. All three of the proctors didn’t even flinch. Moreover, neither I nor the classmates around me reported it. The student code of conduct and discipline outlines the types of academic misconduct as copying from classmates during exams, plagiarism and […]

by Fani Hsieh· · Opinion ·