A White Chinese Gala

Media representation, especially government sponsored media platforms, will influence audience perceptions by legitimizing particular concepts.The annual Chinese Gala is a celebratory New Year Show, produced by the Chinese central broadcasting station, and is an essential part of the lunar year celebration routine for the majority of Chinese people. When I was watching a clip of…

A Safe Space for Mixed People

It’s a cloudy Wednesday morning, and mid-week crisis is looming above most people as they furiously type into their keyboards outside Kerckhoff Hall. Among them, sits a wide-beaming girl with a black and white coat and an aura of confidence. Kamilah Zadi is the Co-Director of the Mixed Student Union (MSU) at UCLA — an…

Samahang Pilipino: One Family

Founded in 1972, Samahang Pilipino (SP) seeks to cultivate generations of Pilipinx leaders that are involved in social and political matters, in hopes of creating bridges with other cultural and ethnic communities on and off campus. Five main pillars make up the organization’s core values: social, political, academic, community, and cultural sphere. The embodiment of…