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Class of 2023

Cassie Lu

  • Major: Computer Science and Economics
  • Hometown: Taiwan
  • What languages do you speak? I speak Chinese and some Taiwanese. Would love to learn Arabic and some Scandinavian languages if possible
  • Favorite Cuisine: Anything with noodles and soup

Feng Cong

  • Major: Math, Compsci
  • Hometown: Duke, Singapore
  • What languages do you speak? I’m fluent in english and chinese. I took malay in middle school for about 2 years, then switched to programming languages..
  • Favorite Cuisine: Japanese

Gabrielle Lee

  • Major: Psychology major, Chemistry and Biology minors
  • Hometown: Edmond, Oklahoma
  • What languages do you speak? I am proficient in Cantonese and Mandarin and am interested in learning German and Spanish!
  • Favorite Cuisine: Japanese

Isabella Wang

  • Major: Biomedical Engineering and Computer Science
  • Hometown: Briarcliff Manor, New York
  • What languages do you speak? I can speak Mandarin, and I was decent at French once upon a time. At the moment, I’m really interested in learning German and ASL, improving my French, and learning to read in Chinese.
  • Favorite Cuisine: Any kind of seafood lol

Jack Smoot

  • Major: Public Policy and Arabic
  • Hometown: Nowhere in particular
  • What languages do you speak? I am fluent in English and Spanish, and am at an advanced level in Arabic.
  • Favorite Cuisine: Lebanese and Peruvian

Jayesh Gupta

Jessica Shah

  • Major: Biomedical Engineering
  • Hometown: Las Vegas, NV
  • What languages do you speak? English, Proficient in Mandarin Chinese and Cantonese, 2 months of Spanish Duolingo, Interested in learning Spanish, Vietnamese, Korean, and French!
  • Favorite Cuisine: Korean

Leona Lu

  • Major: Stats and comp sci
  • Hometown: Shanghai
  • What languages do you speak? Fluent in Mandarin, and I’m currently taking German. Interested in learning Korean and Japanese.
  • Favorite Cuisine: Chinese food.

Lindsay Hu

  • Major: Majoring in Civil Engineering with environmental track; Architectural Engineering Certificate
  • Hometown: Hong Kong; Taiwan
  • What languages do you speak? First language mandarin, English probably more fluent than Chinese now, can understand bits and pieces of Cantonese and Hokkien, from home. not that into languages but am fascinated by human culture in general, also have tons of friends who’s into languages hehe
  • Favorite Cuisine: … i like food (Indian food really fascinates me though)

Preston Bowman

  • Major: Neuroscience
  • Hometown: Waco, Texas
  • What languages do you speak? Took German in high school, learning Chinese currently. Also interested in linguistics.
  • Favorite Cuisine: I like everything but Indian cuisine is really delicious and spicy and vegan friendly

Shawin Vitsupakorn

  • Major: Global Health & Biology
  • Hometown: Thailand, WA, VA
  • What languages do you speak? I’m fluent in English and Thai, interested in learning Spanish!
  • Favorite Cuisine: Thai

William Kim

  • Major: Mechanical Engineering, Japanese
  • Hometown: Las Vegas, Reno, Nevada in general
  • What languages do you speak? Fluent in English, Korean, learning Japanese
  • Favorite Cuisine: Whatever I’m feeling that day

Yihan Shi

  • Major: Neuroscience & Stats
  • Hometown: Shanghai
  • What languages do you speak? Native in Chinese, fluent in English, interested in Japanese
  • Favorite Cuisine: Shanghai and Sichuan cuisine!

Cynthia Li

Iris Liang

Ishaan Ghosh

Lynne Wang

Maryam Shahid

Phillip Harmadi

Samy Boutouis

Sara Min

Zhichen Guo