Anya Ku

Hoover Institution
Political Science

Anya Ku is a graduating senior at UC Berkeley. She is majoring in Political Science and will be continuing onto law school to study public interest law after she graduates. Anya is interning at the renowned Hoover Institution in Washington D.C. where she hopes to diversify her intellectual experience and expand her experience beyond the ideologies that she grew up with in Oakland and Berkeley, California. Anya is excited to be in D.C. during a time that will surely go down in history.


With less than a month left until I return home, I have been doing some reflection on my time in D.C. As a student who grew next door in Oakland, and attended Berkeley City College before transferring to UC Berkeley, UCDC has been my only “away-from-home experience”. I was definitely wary of...