Janelle Sangalang is a fourth-year History major/Asian American Studies minor. She became a writer for Pacific Ties Newsmagazine when Karin, the current editor-in-chief, came into her Asian American class to promote Pacific Ties and that pizza was included with the newsmagazine.

Rihanna, America in Song

Rihanna has recently released a new music video to her new single, “American Oxygen.” She sings about the American dream and how through hard work one could achieve success and become prosperous. Through her song she even relates her own career experiences, singing, “Young girl hustlin’ on the other side of the ocean. You can be anything at all in America, America.”