Vivien Chang
Vivien Chang is a recent University of British Columbia graduate. Her works have appeared in Maclean's and The American Spectator.

Entries by Vivien Chang

Is it time for Glee's Final Curtain?

(1) Comments | Posted October 16, 2013 | 11:48 AM

"What can you say about a 19-year-old who died?" That he was sweet-natured and compassionate? That he loved football and show choir and...Rachel Berry?
"Everyone wants to talk about how he died. But who cares? It's one moment in his whole life," a grief-stricken Kurt reflected in...

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Remembering 9/11 as a Millennial

(2) Comments | Posted September 11, 2013 | 3:21 PM

For most Millennials, life thus far is divided into two distinct components: pre-9/11 and post-9/11.

At the dividing line lies the first news report on the radio or the phone call in which the person on the other end said, "Turn on the TV."

That day, we all watched in...

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Grouse Grind Record 'Took Blood, Sweat, and Tears'

(0) Comments | Posted August 21, 2013 | 1:05 PM

Just do it.

The famous Nike slogan took on a new meaning earlier this month, when Oliver Bibby completed a record-breaking sixteen Grouse Grinds in one day. The grind, located on Grouse Mountain in North Vancouver, is a popular hiking trail known for being steep and challenging. A...

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An Ode to Washington

(0) Comments | Posted May 6, 2013 | 11:47 AM

Last summer, when I was 21 years old, I spent three months in Washington, interning at a small political magazine and taking in the sights and sounds of the U.S. capital.

It was not my first time in town. I had visited as a child, and again two summers ago,...

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Before Sex and the City

(3) Comments | Posted January 17, 2013 | 10:00 AM

Carrie Bradshaw is back.

In a touching, potentially star-making performance in Monday's premiere of The Carrie Diaries, AnnaSophia Robb (Bridge to Terabithia, Soul Surfer) captures the beloved Sex and the City character's essence -- the earnestness, loyalty, and idealism that have endeared her to fans since 1998.

Physically speaking, Robb...

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Of Mad Men and Modernity

(0) Comments | Posted January 9, 2013 | 5:00 PM

Last time we checked, Don Draper is in Hawaii and Peggy Olson is in Los Angeles (a makeshift Midtown Manhattan, perhaps?)

In typical Mad Men fashion, the show's dedicated fans are subject to a torturous hiatus. As of now, a return date has not been confirmed....

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