Ashley Chen

Ashley Chen is a junior undergraduate student in Weinberg College. She is on the pre-medical track, currently majoring in neurobiology. Writing has been one of her primary passions since her childhood, and she hopes to also become a creative writing major. She is originally from Oak Park, CA, a small town in the suburbs of Los Angeles.

Content by Ashley Chen


Reflect is a short story, written by WCAS student Ashley Chen for a Northwestern Residential College Research Project, that explores the impact of genetic technologies on families.

Francesca bit her lower lip as her eyes scanned for the sight of the Children’s Hospital of Hope. It was a bland building of giant proportions—tan, built in the seventies with little consideration for aesthetics. But yet, she was perched on the edge of the passenger seat, as if the sight of it were the only thing that could ease her anxiety.