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This article is written by a student writer from the Her Campus at Wash U chapter.

Hometown: Shanghai/Taipei

Major: Mechanical Engineering

Minor: Marketing


When you moved to America, what was the biggest change for you?

A lot fewer Asians. And a lot more white people.

What is your on-campus involvement like?

WUSA for Dardick 1 (S/O: Oh sick), SPB, AKPsi.

Got any hidden talents?

I can almost box jump my height (5’9’’).

What is your favorite spot on campus?

The Darbrary during WUSA hours.

Most embarrassing memory?

Having to sing “Call Me Maybe” in front of my friends after losing a dare.


Who is your celebrity crush?

Arden Cho.

What is your favorite show?

Game of Thrones.

What is your favorite pickup line?

“Do you mind holding this while I go for a walk?” *extends hand*

What is your guilty pleasure?

Monster energy drinks

Favorite food?

Seoul Taco

Theme song of your life?

“Hotline Bling” by Drake

Is it weird for you that everything at Wash U is WU-this or WU-that, considering that Wu is your last name?

No, it just really makes me feel at home here. I got super used to it.



Mari is a freshman in the College of Arts & Sciences at Wash U. She hails from Deerfield, IL, but tells everyone she's from Chicago to make it easier. When she's not writing for HC, you can find her going out with friends, exploring St. Louis, and working in the WUTV studio.
Rachel is a junior in Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis. When she's not using her status as a twin as her obvious fun fact, she'll probably tell you that she loves photography, concerts, travel, Buzzfeed, and slaving over clever Instagram captions.