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Regina Wung

Freelance Writer

Location icon United States

Regina is an avid storyteller who loves to write about her personal experiences. A communications professional by day, she enjoys scrapbooking, practicing aerial yoga, and traveling in her spare time. She is a strong proponent of the Oxford comma, despises incorrect uses of the semi-colon, and loves to ask questions. When she's not exploring foreign places, she can be found in Seattle.

Health Stories Project
Positive: One Man's Experience with HIV and COVID-19

For Art, who was diagnosed with HIV in January 1989, watching the COVID-19 pandemic unfold has been reminiscent of his experience living through the AIDS epidemic that ravaged the US in the 1980s and 1990s. "I grew up in the epicenter of HIV for black people.

Home is complicated

Ever since I can remember, there was always something different about me, no matter where I was. While I was born in Taiwan, I was raised in a number of suburbs around Canada and the U.S...

Go Overseas
The 10 Best Things to Do on a Japan Tour

Despite how exhilarating it is to book plane tickets overseas, planning a trip can also be overwhelming. With Japan, it seems like the stress is compounded; not only are you traveling to the other side of the planet, but there’s so much to do and see. How do you choose?

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When is the Best Time to Study Abroad?

For many, studying abroad is two birds, one stone kind of situation: you take the classes you need, while also fulfilling your insatiable itch to travel and see new places. Deciding to embark on the adventure is easy; choosing when to go is another behemoth entirely and depends on numerous factors.

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10 Reasons Why Every Student Should Study Abroad

Studying abroad shapes who you are and how you view the world; these are just some of the amazing reasons why you should study abroad, but you're sure to discover your own once you're abroad.

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What to Know Before Learning French Abroad

Among the countless benefits of studying in a foreign country, one of the most valuable advantages, in my opinion, is having the opportunity to master a foreign language. Whether you’re setting out to learn French abroad with the intention of perfecting your pronunciation or simply hoping to pick up a few French sayings during your stay, below are a few tips to keep in mind before you head abroad.

The Tab McGill
What it's like growing up without a hometown

For most people, the question of identifying their hometown evokes a clear, succinct answer. "Boston, Massachusetts," they might say, or perhaps, "A suburb outside of Toronto, Ontario." Short, simple, sweet. In my case, it's not so easy. For me, naming one specific hometown is difficult because I don't define the term "hometown" in the same way that most people do.

Her Campus
A Letter to My First-Year Self

Dear Regina, First of all, choosing McGill was absolutely, undoubtedly the right decision for you. You'll have some doubts during the first few days after you move in, but trust me, that's completely normal. Settling in here will take some time.

The McGill Tribune
Police called to AUS/SUS Grad Ball to handle coat check debacle | The McGill Tribune

The end of the sold-out 2016 Arts Undergraduate Society (AUS) and the Science Undergraduate Society (SUS) annual Grad Ball descended into chaos at coat check. Guests were unable to retrieve their belongings and around 2:30 a.m. the police were called to intervene. The event took place on the evening of Saturday, March 19, at Le...

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Co-Curricular Record offers students recognition for school-sponsored activities | The McGill...

Piloted in 2013 by the MyInvolvement division of Student Services, the Co-Curricular Record (CCR) serves as an online tool to help students record their participation in university-sponsored clubs and organizations. MyInvolvement is an online portal that allows McGill students to discover and catalog participation in learning opportunities that take place outside of the classroom.

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Fight for Fifteen panel criticizes casualization of McGill employees | The McGill Tribune

As part of the In the Streets & In the Courts-a radical law forum organized by student associations in the Faculty of Law-the Fight for Fifteen panel opened a discussion about raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2018, and improving worker benefits. Panellists Molly Swain, president of the Association of McGill University...

Her Campus
Paris Periodical: Lessons Learned from a Semester in Paris

As relieved as I was to complete my last exam, it was quite a bittersweet affair. Although this means that I am at last free of all academic obligations (at least for the next few weeks, before I'm back at McGill for the winter term), it also means that my time in Paris has come to an end.

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Paris Periodical: A Personal Account of November 13, 2015

When the attacks in Paris began on the evening of Friday, November 13, 2015, I am sorry to admit that I was taking selfies with some friends in front of the Eiffel Tower, mesmerized by its dazzling lights. My friends who are also studying abroad in Europe this semester were in town visiting for the weekend and I was taking them sightseeing.

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Paris Periodical: Grocery Shopping à la française

When you think about food in Paris, the things that come to mind range from baguettes and croissants to wine and cheese to crêpes and crème brûlée to foie gras and escargots. What you don't think of is the tedious activity of grocery shopping.

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#ChapelHillShooting: Shots Heard Around the World

The world is still reeling from the recent murders of three young Muslim students in their Chapel Hill, North Carolina apartment on the afternoon of Tuesday, February 10. The victims, Deah Barakat, 23, his wife, Yusor Abu-Salha, 21, and her sister, Razan Abu-Salha, 19, had reportedly each been shot execution-style, with a bullet to the head.

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