Peter Zhang


Jun 19, 2021

Tracking Time: Summer 2021

Introduction It’s been almost half a year since my last post about tracking time. A lot has happened since then. First and foremost, I moved to campus! Living with roommate...

Apr 7, 2021


Intro I went to Trader Joe’s yesterday (a friend introduced me to chocolate oat milk1, which is dangerously good). Walking back to my dorm, I got a call from mom....

Jan 23, 2021

Disclosure Quantified

This article is also published on Briefly as “Disclosure in Numbers.” Introduction I fondly recall my first outround: it started 20 minutes after pairings were posted, and Millburn AW did...

Jan 12, 2021

Politics & COVID

An abbreviated version of this article is published on the Berkeley Economic Review as Partisanship and COVID-19 Response. Introduction In November of last year, I was assigned a cool final...

Jan 11, 2021

E-Debate Update

Introduction On an article posted two weeks ago about e-debate trends, Jim Menick made the great observation that considering only the Varsity LD division could overlook the introduction of new...

Jan 8, 2021

Tracking Time

Introduction Hey chump. You feeling inefficient? Overwhelmed? A little bit of both? It’s hard to be productive. Like a tennis machine, technology-powered society constantly pelts us with distractions and temptations....

Dec 31, 2020

E-Debate Trends

This article is also published on Briefly as “Five Trends Among E-Debate Competitors.” Introduction Tournaments this season have, so far, been held exclusively online. While judging debate rounds certainly feels...

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