APIDA Community Disappointed in Proposition 16 Results

Amid the hectic nature surrounding the 2020 presidential election, Californians were also fighting their own battle: the fight for affirmative action through Proposition 16. If passed, Proposition 16 would have repealed Proposition 209, which passed in 1996 and outlawed the consideration of race and ethnicity from public education, employment, and contracting. Affirmative action is best…

Never Have I Ever Review

A poignant story that masterfully blends comedy with emotional reality, Netflix’s new series Never Have I Ever well-encapsulates the Indian American experience. Never Have I Ever showcases the often overlooked viewpoint of growing up in a culture so different from one that immigrant children experience at home, and the resulting inner turmoils that can manifest…

#StudentsAgainstHindutva

The current political climate in India, fueled by the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC), remains non-inclusive of the diverse ethnic, religious, and economic backgrounds present in the country today. The CAA, passed in December 2019, allows non-Muslim immigrants in India who are originally from Muslim-majority nations to more easily gain…