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Pondering Bell’s Books

As a full-time university student, I tend to spend a lot of time around books. Sometimes, this means scouring source after source until I find the perfect piece of evidence for an upcoming paper. Other times, this means logging long hours in the stacks at Green, aimlessly perusing the titles on the bookshelves around me…

Q&A: Rachel Fong ’21 on her Youtube career and cookbook deal

Rachel Fong ’21 spends her weekdays as a computer science student and her weekends working from home as a YouTuber on the channel Kawaii Sweet World, which translated from Japanese means “Cute Sweet World.” Fong started her channel in 2011, and continues to upload crafting and baking tutorials to this day. As of this article’s release, the channel has more than 1.1 million subscribers. In September, Fong secured a cookbook deal with Clarkson Potter, a subsidiary of Crown Publishing, which also publishes the cookbooks of celebrity chef Bobby Flay and television personality Martha Stewart. The Daily spoke with Fong about Kawaii Sweet World and her future career plans.