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Anushay's Point Speaks At Her Alma Mater, UVA

Anybody that knows me, knows I am a huge fan of my alma mater, the University of Virginia. Not only is it one of the best academic institutions nationally and internationally, my college days were instrumental in making me the person I am today. 214 more words

Violence Against Women

Evolving Geography of Asian America: Suburbs Are New High-Tech Chinatowns | Forbes

In the coming decades, no ethnic group may have more of an economic impact on the local level in the U.S. than Asian-Americans. Asia is now the largest source of legal immigrants to the U.S., constituting 40% of new arrivals in 2013.

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Business News

Chinese American, Hong Yen Chang, granted California Law License 125 years after "Mongolian ancestry” deemed him ineligible

Sf Gate: Hong Yen Chang came to San Francisco 125 years ago and applied for a license to practice law to help his fellow immigrants, but the prevailing winds were against him — the federal Chinese Exclusion Act and a set of California laws denying citizenship and employment to Chinese Americans. 59 more words

Government

What NOT to wear for a date

This post will only talk briefly about what NOT to wear. What you should wear is a very open-ended topic. What looks good on me, may or may not look good on you. 613 more words

Politicizing Art: DarkMatter and Words of Resistance

(Siraj Sindhu)– In my last essay, I argued that the demand that Muslims living in the West must denounce extremism and defend “real” Islam presupposes diffuse moral responsibility and guilt upon all Muslims, and simultaneously reifies oppressively Islamophobic presumptions about Muslims. 643 more words

Gender

Exploring Microaggression: Is everyone a racist? Can Comedy Justify a Little Racism?

By Airec Sype.

Edited by Broscobar

“You’re pretty cute, for an Asian guy.”

One of the many phrases that I’ve heard in my life that opposes my ethnicity as an Asian-American. 1,553 more words

Comedy