How to Make Val Decent, Take 6: Grilled Cheeses

A good grilled cheese can be one of the most simple yet delicious things you can make. I’ve discovered two really good grilled cheeses that are easy to make in Val:   -) Turkey, Provolone (I prefer Cheddar bc the Provolone can be a little shady sometimes), Pesto, Tomatoes, and butter on the panini’d bread … More How to Make Val Decent, Take 6: Grilled Cheeses

How to Make Val Decent, Take 5: Thai Chicken Pizza Bagel

I always say that an Asian body needs Asian food, but there are days when I don’t have the time to go to an Asian restaurant, and all I have is Val. I also happen to be from California and LOVE California Pizza Kitchen, where they have one of my all-time favorite Thai Chicken Pizzas. … More How to Make Val Decent, Take 5: Thai Chicken Pizza Bagel

How to Make Val Decent, Take 4: Froyo with a Twist

It’s going to sound weird but get yourself a bowl (or cone, if you’re feeling ambitious) of vanilla frozen yogurt, drizzle olive oil on it, and then sprinkle on some sunflower seeds. It sounds REALLY weird, but it’s REALLY good. Olive oil is just good for you in general and so are sunflower seeds. So … More How to Make Val Decent, Take 4: Froyo with a Twist

Amherst Select Dinner: An Elegant Occasion

The brainchild of Jeehae Kim Goddard, the “Amherst Select Dinner” has come to fruition. It is a formal occasion where students (over 21) from different academic disciplines get to enjoy an elegant dinner with wine pairings and all. It is based off of the banquets that Oxford does, a chance to promote conversation and responsible … More Amherst Select Dinner: An Elegant Occasion

Amherst as a Root of Change: Forever and Always a Lord Jeff

Some of my friends and I just returned from an Amherst gathering at a beautiful apartment literally right by the Eiffel Tower (you can see the sparkling tower out of one of the bedroom windows). We listened to stories from alumni, what they’re doing now, what they did at Amherst, but it eventually boiled down … More Amherst as a Root of Change: Forever and Always a Lord Jeff