On June 8-9th, there was an event in Pasadena called the 626 Night Market (NM). 626 is the area code for Pasadena. In their own words, the 626 NM is an “Asian food themed night market that showcases a variety of local businesses, entrepreneurs, and artists.” This event started last year, and it’s based on the existing night markets in Taiwan (and other parts of Asia). At 626 NM, you can eat all sorts of yummy foods, see live performances, and buy art/random merchandise.
It would be a bit image heavy if I included all the pictures here, so I complied a few into a GIF below:
Now, based on the title you may be wondering what kind of story this will be. As you will soon find out, it’s a story of adventure born out of the pure, dark chaos that fills the minds of sleep deprived Caltech undergrads.
I’m starting a new miniseries on the blog – Film Club! Each episode, I’ll share a short clip from a popular piece of media, and then completely dissect and overanalyze it, because let’s face it, I’m doing it in my head already anyway. You say “buzzkill.” I say “science.” We’ll kick things off with a clip from Gravity Falls I discussed a bit in my previous post: Season 2 Episode 12, A Tale of Two Stans. If somehow you haven’t watched this show yet (?!)… spoilers incoming!
It’s crazy to think that I began applying to college almost three years ago. I still remember spending hours looking at college websites, admissions blogs and reddit pages to try to get a sense of what college is ACTUALLY like. To help you get through these stressful times, here are a few tips that I wish I had listened to. Hopefully, these will ease your worries and maybe even make the process more enjoyable!?