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…

The Annual Mixed Heritage Conference at UCLA

Every year, the Mixed Student Union (MSU) at UCLA organises a Mixed Heritage Conference — a conference to raise awareness and open discussions about people of mixed races or cultural ethnicities. It will be held on April 20th, at the James West Alumni Center, and this year’s theme is “Mixed Families: Navigating Relationships and Building…

Colour me blue, won’t you?

Here we meet at this divide- Mine / Yours:     Me, Minority             A minor inconvenience.            ———————————————-       You, Priority An unquestioned privilege. I am the colour of my skin (Yes I am) (Yes I am) But there is more to me, more than this membranous shell I am encased in We are not just…