Mark Lu



Jeff Chang’s literary façade

It only took several seconds and a single question from a seedy-looking political science major in a ponytail to expose the central deficiency of Jeff Chang’s “We Gon’ Be Alright,” the book that served as required reading for AU freshmen enrolled in college writing courses this fall.


Transcending our limitations through technology

About a month ago, a Wisconsin-based marketing solution provider named Three Square Market (32M) announced that, in partnership with a Swedish biohacking company named Biohax International, at least 50 workers would willingly undergo a procedure that would implant a microchip between the thumb and forefinger.


Dear DNC: Jobs, not entitlements, win votes

A couple of months ago, I was talking to a friend about the American Health Care Act, Paul Ryan’s egregious Republican health care bill that hadn’t yet passed the House of Representatives. At one point during our conversation, she said to me something along the lines of, “Healthcare is a right, which means it must be made affordable by the government.

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