Eveline Chao is a freelance writer based in New York City.

Eveline Chao talks to Susan A. Patton, whose letter to The Daily Princetonian advising women to marry a classmate (ideally, Patton’s son) before they graduate indeed “went there.”

As China’s new president takes power, his glamorous, widely popular wife is singing her way to center stage. Eveline Chao says a little stardust from the high-profile first lady may be just what the Communist Party needs.