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Joyce Chen has studied in eight schools in three countries and is a first-generation immigrant. At her high school, which is so Texan it is next to a ranch, she is the founding editor-in-chief of the school newspaper. She loves literature, fashion, and walking in city streets after sundown.

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A(dderall) Student

(1) Comments | Posted January 3, 2014 | 11:34 AM

Recently, the senior class valedictorian of a high school near mine was sent to reform school for allegedly being in possession of a drug on campus. However, the drug in question was neither cocaine, heroin, nor any of the other drugs one might expect a high schooler to abuse. It...

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Disappearing Texas

(0) Comments | Posted October 1, 2013 | 11:49 AM

They put up the light today.

It's 10:00 at night when I look up from my desk and turn my head, out of habit, towards the high-ceilinged windows and discover this. The windows look out onto a field with ragged, wild grass, empty save for a few trees. At the...

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Down Below: LA's Underground Bars

(3) Comments | Posted November 2, 2010 | 12:46 PM

Text by Joyce Chen at Citysearch

Who says Los Angeles is superficial? Night owls know that you can go way below the surface at some of L.A.'s hottest nightspots. From downtown's gorgeous Edison speakeasy to Echo Park's uber-cool music dungeon Echoplex, see where the party people literally go...

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