Fall 2016

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President: Jay Fan

Major: Integrative Biology
Year: Junior
Hometown: Shanghai

Hey, do you like bikes and or cars? It’ll always be a dream of mine to be a racecar driver. I was born in Shanghai and immigrated to the Bay Area when I was five. If you speak Shanghainese too, we should converse to keep the dialect alive because Shanghai kids these days don’t really speak it anymore. If you enjoy things like playing violin, swimming, going out for boba/desserts, go-karting, shooting photos, definitely hit me up. Welcome to CSA!

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Internal Vice President: Eugene Hui

Major: Economics
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Beijing, Hong Kong

HIIIII. I’m Eugene! I was originally born in San Francisco but grew up my entire life in Beijing and Hong Kong, so I’m excited to be (finally) back here in the States. I’m a big fan of traveling, good food, aviation, and cheesy/bad puns. Looking forward to meeting everyone!

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External Vice President: Danwei Ma

Major: Media Studies and Economics
Year: Junior
Hometown: Tianjin

Hey everyone, I’m Danwei!! I was born in Tianjin, China and immigrated to Vancouver, Canada when I was ten. (Go Canadians!!) Though I love Raincouver very very deeply, I was also stoked when I moved to sunshine California and started my new adventures here. I joined CSA my freshman first semester because I met some of my best friends for life in CSA. CSA is my family that I can rely on. You’ll know what I mean when you join us! Can’t wait to meet you all :’))

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Treasurer: Michael Lee

Major: Economics
Year: Junior
Hometown: Hong Kong

Hey, I’m Michael. I was born in Hong Kong, but I spent a couple of years living in Toronto, Canada and also in Beijing, China. I later moved back to Hong Kong where I spent most of my life. I enjoy swimming, running, hiking, driving, and playing chess, so hit me up if you want to do any of these activities. Feel free to talk to me in English, Cantonese, Mandarin, or German!

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Secretary: Romi Yount

Major: Linguistics and Film
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: San Francisco

What’s cookin good lookin? My name is Romi (the homie) and I am the video editor and resident white person of CSA! Just kidding… I don’t edit videos. I’m from San Francisco, California and I am half Chinese. I joined the fabulous Chinese Student Association the beginning of my freshman year because I felt joining CSA would be a great way to stay in touch with my Chinese culture away from home. Of course, it is so much more than that; it is a family and joining it has been one of the best decisions of my college career so far. When I’m not making promo vids for CSA, you can find me practicing wushu on the Cal wushu team or killing the guzheng game. I love to eat, watch movies, fail miserably at karaoke and so much more! If you ever wanna chill don’t hesitate to hmu! Ya girl got the boba hookups 😉

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Events Coordinator: Catherine Li

Major: Integrative Biology
Year: Senior
Hometown: Bay Area

Hi I’m Catherine. I like Kendo.

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Events Coordinator: Sherry Quach

Major: Molecular and Cell Biology
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: San Gabriel Valley

Helloo! My name is Sherry, and I’m a second year intending to major in MCB. I was born and raised in San Gabriel Valley down in socal, so I’m excited to explore the bay area! I’m so glad that I stumbled upon CSA because this is really a group I feel comfortable and happy to be around.

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Events Intern: Alice Chen

Major: Chemistry
Year: Senior
Hometown: Chengdu

Hello, I am Alice :) I came to America in 2014 for study. My hometown, Chengdu, a city famous with spicy food, gives me the easy-going and passionate characteristic. If you want to try some restaurants (especially spicy ones), definitely counts me in! I also​​ love listening to music, learning languages and traveling. CSA is the best club to join and I am sure you will have lots of fun there as I do.

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Events Intern: Chris Huang

Major: Environmental Economics and Policy
Year: Junior
Hometown: Laramie, WY

Hi! I’m Chris. I was born and raised in Wyoming with an older brother and two younger sisters. My hobbies include working out and playing basketball so if you like doing any those, let me know! I also like eating, getting boba, and listening to music!

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Events Intern: Kayla Umemoto

Major: Molecular and Cell Biology
Year: Junior
Hometown: Sacramento, CA

Hey I’m Kayla! I’m very sleep deprived and I have a cute, fat shiba.

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Events Intern: Rebecca Lei

Major: Legal Studies
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Alhambra, CA

Hi, I’m Rebecca! I’m a second-year at Berkeley and intending to major in Legal Studies. I’m from Alhambra, California and I miss good boba. I’m currently on a life mission to find good strawberry chocolate and different types of exotic fruits. Feel free to talk to me!! Nice to meet you ?

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Events Intern: Emily Quach

Major: Economics
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Alhambra, CA

Heeeey! I’m Emily. I appreciate cats, food, and CSA..

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Events Intern: Kevin Wu

Major: Economics and Business Administration
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Guangzhou

Hi everyone, I’m Kevin! I was born in Guangzhou, China and moved to Bellevue, Washington when I was 12. I LOVE SOCCER! (Go Barca) Excited to meet everyone and start my adventure here at Cal and at CSA!

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Events Intern: Karina Sun

Major: Political Economy
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Irvine, CA

Hi friends I’m Karina and I love cereal. I’ve lived in SoCal my entire life but am loving Berkeley and its weather and can’t wait to freeze to death in winter! I like to dance and do calligraphy so if that’s you too, hit me upp

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Publicity Chair: Howard Xie

Major: Chemistry
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Dalian

Hi! I’m Howard. I was born and raised in LA. I frequently visit Dalian and Taipei, where my grandparents live. I enjoy fine dining, driving, and golfing any time of the day.

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Publicity Chair: Sharon Chen

Major: Business Administration/Economics & Statistics
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Shanghai

Hi! I’m Sharon, I joined CSA Publicity department my first semester at Cal. I was born in Maryland, lived in China for 8 years, and moved to California for high school. I enjoy swimming, basketball, tennis, ping pong, badminton, design, and photography. So feel free to come and hang out!

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Publicity Intern: Kevin Yang

Major: Molecular Environmental Biology
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Walnut Creek, CA

Hi, I’m Kevin! I grew up in Danville, probably the most boring city in the Bay Area. The energy and opportunities of Berkeley never cease to amaze me, and I joined CSA to share my enthusiasm for Berkeley with a community who feels the same way. I love playing badminton, listening to music, and watching soccer among other hobbies. HMU if you ever want a Chinese friend to hang out with!

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Publicity Intern: Kelly Guo

Major: Anthropology
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Ewa Beach, HI

Hi, I’m Kelly! I was born in Florida but grew up in Ewa Beach, Hawaii, thus considering that to be my hometown. My parents are originally from Beijing and I speak some Mandarin and am learning how to read and write in Chinese as well. I love cats, Hearthstone, popcorn, and Dungeons and Dragons. Feel free to chat with me! :–)

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Outreach Chair: Frank He

Major: Environmental Engineering
Year: Junior
Hometown: Hercules, CA

Hi I’m Frank. I am big and 175. I have thunder thighs.

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Outreach Intern: Bowen Wang

Major: EECS
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Houston, TX

Hi I’m Bowen. I like to work out at the RSF, cook, and make dank memes with my roommate.

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Finance Chair: Sebastian Mirano

Major: Molecular and Cell Biology
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Sup ya’ll, I’m Sebastian. I’m a second-year, intended MCB, and I joined CSA in my second semester of freshman year. Despite not being even part Chinese, everyone was so welcoming and I’m sure you’d feel the same if you joined. I like playing music and I love the beach! Being about 5-6 hours away from LA, my hometown, its great to have a place where one can chill with some of the most fun-loving people.

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Finance Chair: Ariana Xiang

Major: Economics
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA

Hi! I’m Ariana! I was born in Pittsburgh, but grew up in San Jose, where I lived for 13 years. I moved to Beijing for high school, and now I’m back in the Bay Area! I love playing table tennis, going to the beach (surfing!), traveling, and trying and doing new, spontaneous things. I’m very interested in fitness and nutrition as well! Feel free to HMU! 😀

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Finance Chair: Ying-An Wang

Major: Molecular and Cell Biology
Year: Junior
Hometown: Taipei

Hi I’m Ying. I like sleeping in class. Katie, Brandon, and Daniel are my favorites.

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Finance Intern: David Zhou

Major: Economics and Astrophysics
Year: Junior
Hometown: Shanghai

What up! I’m a Bay Area native, but I spent a quarter of my life in Shanghai, collectively. I love swimming, drawing, entrepreneurship, and of course, eating. If you’re interested in any of the above, come hit me up!

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Finance Intern: Frank Castronovo

Major: Political Science
Year: Junior
Hometown: Hercules, CA

Steak is my favorite food and I don’t have thunder thighs.

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Finance Intern: Robert Zhang

Major: History and Economics
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Beijing

Nihaonihaonihao! This is Robert. I was born in Beijing, moved to Vancouver, Canada when I was 7 and now I’m here in Berkeley. I like to eat stuff, swim, and occasionally dabble in pc gaming. I also love binging movies, and catching up on sleep after staying up too late making up work for time spent watching said movies. Join CSA so we can all have facebook events as profile pictures 😀

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Finance Intern: Bartell Lin

Major: Computer Science
Year: Freshman
Hometown: San Pablo, CA

Hi, my name is Bartell Lin and I like to enjoy life to the fullest.

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Historian: Darren Ma

Major: Molecular and Cell Biology
Year: Junior
Hometown: San Jose, CA

STOP SCROLLING. NICE. You’re reading this. Hi. I’m Darren! I love video games, food, DOGS, and Netflix. Did I mention I love DOGS? (Ask me about dogs) I occasionally crack out some legendary jokes so be on the look out for those. If you see me at CSA, don’t be afraid to hit me up!

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Historian: Kelly Hamamoto

Major: Molecular and Cell Biology
Year: Junior
Hometown: Los Altos, CA

Hey I’m Kelly? Sometimes I forget what my name is lol… I’m born and raised in the Bay and despite the last name I’m 1/4 Chinese 😀

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Webmaster: Katie Wu

Major: Computer Science
Year: Junior
Hometown: Taipei

Hi! I’m Katie, and I’m a third year computer science major. I was born in Chicago, but I’ve basically lived in Fremont all of my life. My hobbies include eating (literally anything sweet), watching movies and being fat. I also have super basic taste in music, but sometimes enjoy EDM too. I hope you enjoy CSA as much as I do!!!!

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Webmaster: Brandon Chow

Major: Computer Science
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Hong Kong

Hi! My name is Brandon. My family is from Hong Kong, but I was born and raised in the East Bay Area. I enjoy Korean music, complaining about my 1 hour commute, freezing in the middle of the night at places with great views, and browsing the internet for cute dogs (send me all your shibas) and spicy memes. I basically live in Eshleman so if you ever want to talk or hang out, you know where to find me!

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Webmaster: Daniel Zheng

Major: Computer Science and Cognitive Science
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Hangzhou

Hi! I’m Daniel Zheng and I might be planning to major in CS and CS. I was born in Ottawa, Canada and I moved to Cupertino, California during kindergarten. I enjoy skiing and playing 1-minute (bullet) chess. In my free time, I like to eat food and play free computer games like Heroes of the Storm, Blade and Soul, and Touhou. I also enjoy almost every genre of music, so feel free to share your music tastes with me.

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Video Editor: Daniel Fung

Major: Undeclared
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Hong Kong

Hey, I’m Daniel. My hometown is Hong Kong and I’m half Chinese. I enjoy travelling, trying new foods and fencing, if you’re interested in any of these things feel free to chat to me.

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Judicial Chair: Edward Zhong

Major: Economics and Statistic
Year: C/O 2016
Hometown: Guangzhou

Hi! My name is Edward Zhong. It is pleasure to be in this lovely family. In here, you will have a sense of belonging and meet a lot of new people. I am really interested in all kinds of sports and love to travel. Please join us and I look forward to seeing you guys in CSA!

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Judicial Chair: Lucy Li 

Major: Economics and Political Science
Year: C/O 2016
Hometown: Shanghai

I joined CSA in my second year in Berkeley, and ever since then CSA has been like a family to me. We hanged out. We studied together. We even conquered the entire row in 155 Dwinelle for Econ class because there were too many CSAs taking that class. I enjoyed being a family member of CSA and can’t wait to see more of new faces in this big family!

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Judicial Chair: Sky Cao

Major: Computer Science and Mathematics
Year: Senior
Hometown: Anhui

Hey hey hey my name is Sky (cool name I know). People also call me Skycao, since my name is so short. I was born in Detroit but moved out to San Jose when I was five, so I basically grew up in the Bay Area. We should definitely go play basketball, or mahjong, or go get Sharetea sometime! I’ve been trying to improve my Mandarin lately, so if you have any good Chinese TV shows or songs, I am open to suggestions. I love meeting new people, so definitely feel free to talk to me!

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Judicial Chair: Allen Li

Major: Business and Economics
Year: Senior
Hometown: Taishan

Hello! My name is Allen Li and it is my honor to be in the officer team. I am a third year intended business administration/economics major. A few fun facts about me: I love drinking black coffee, traveling to new places, running and working out, playing mahjong and fight the landlord (斗地主), and meeting new people. I look forward to meeting all of you!

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Judicial Chair: Ally Gao

Major: Psychology and Political Science
Year: Senior
Hometown: Shanghai

Hi! My name is Ally. This is my fourth year at Berkeley and my intended majors are psychology and political science. I am originally from Shanghai, China, and I moved to New Zealand when I was in elementary school, so I can relate well to both cultures. I love reading novels and manga, watching anime and I like anything art-related in general! I also really enjoy spending time with friends, learning new things and eating food. Please feel free to come and talk to me :)

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