The Science Survey

Here are some of the sanitation products whose prices are most often inflated during the Coronavirus pandemic.

The Problem of Price Gouging in New York City During the Coronavirus Pandemic

June 20, 2020

On the corner of Main Street and 41st Road in Flushing, there is a booth where a middle-aged Chinese...

A finished face mask sits on the windowsill before being donated.

Face Masks For Hospital Tasks During the Coronavirus Pandemic

May 11, 2020

Recent headlines regarding the Coronavirus pandemic have emphasized the use of face masks to protect yo...

Howard Wang ’20 is observant of the misconceptions surrounding the belief that all Chinese practice eating wildlife. “What’s happening right now is that people are believing that all of China eats wild animals, and are starting to adopt racist stereotypes. In reality, it is only one region of China— the majority of people there are actually against the practice,” said Wang.

A Deeper Understanding of China’s Wildlife Trade and Coronavirus

April 15, 2020

On December 31, 2019, China announced the first cases of an unknown virus with flu-like symptoms, which w...

Nina Wang ’20 strongly believes the Venice floods to be an indicator of climate change. “The high levels of water that the city hasn’t seen in decades-- it’s not just a coincidence that rising temperatures are happening at the same time,

“Acqua Alta” in Venice: Floods Point Towards a Climate Crisis

March 4, 2020

In the middle of November 2019, the Venice Canals made the headlines of major news sources — not b...

Jamie Lee ’20 talks about watching 'The Farewell' in September 2019. “This film is definitely different from other movies that I’ve seen, even other films that did have prominent Asian actors,” said Lee.

The Growth of Asian American Cinema

November 24, 2019

For most Asian-Americans, typical American movies do not highlight Asian culture. Hollywood has rarely d...

Elias Silver ’20 draws parallels between the events prefacing the 2020 presidential election in Taiwan and the 2016 presidential election in the United States. “The resemblance between the two elections is uncanny considering the political difference and the distance between the two countries.”

Tensions in Taiwan Amidst 2020 Presidential Campaigns

November 23, 2019

Foxconn CEO Terry Gou has grabbed headlines recently in Taiwan over his challenge to the Kuomintang party...

“With the exception of 'The Joy Luck Club,' there hasn’t been significant Asian representation in American media since then. It’s only recently that minority representation has been promoted,” said Howard Wang '20.

From ‘Killing Eve’ to Almost Winning an Emmy

December 24, 2018

You might know her as Cristina Yang, the sarcastic genius surgeon from Grey’s Anatomy. Born on July ...

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