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“American justice has become American injustice. Superimposed on you.” Showcased at this year’s San Diego Asian Film Festival, “Abacus: Small Enough to Jail” is a documentary directed by Steve James that encapsulates a five-year-long legal battle between the state of ...

Established in 1994, the Association of Hmong Students (AHS) hosted its fourth annual Hmong Awareness Day (HAD) event at UCLA on April 5th, 2017. To second-year AHS Secretary, Paja Thao, “HAD is an opportunity to make people on campus aware ...

My mom is Taiwanese and my dad is Chinese, but many people only see me as Chinese. This was more of an issue when I was growing up than it is now, but usually when I tell someone in the ...

In a sea of Southeast Asians on campus, I am a minority. I am underrepresented. I am Laotian. Oftentimes, people misidentify me as Vietnamese. While I do not find that to be an insult, it functions as a reminder that ...

As of December 2016, Andrew Ahn’s “Spa Night” is now available on DVD, Netflix, Vimeo, iTunes, and Amazon. The critically acclaimed film is about a young Korean American man discovering his homosexuality in the 24-hour spas of Los Angeles Koreatown ...

In honor of May being Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Pacific Ties and Asian Pacific Coalition (APC) are teaming up to featuring Asian Pacific Islander Desi American (APIDA) Bruins. We’ll be posting one interview per day.  Dr. Travis J. Cross ...

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