Panethnicity

Panethnicity (n.): the grouping together of different ethnicities that are similar based on geographical origin, language, religion, etc. APIDA stands for Asian Pacific Islander Desi American. This umbrella term incorporates various ethnicities from East Asians and South Asians to Southeast Asians and Pacific Islanders, making it a pan-ethnic classification. Examples of panethnicity include Asian American…

Round table talk #1: Coronavirus

In light of this difficult time, we asked our staff to answer a few questions and share their thoughts on this global pandemic, quarantine, local efforts and transnational combatting approaches. We hope to provide a platform for community support and urge folks to submit their work/thoughts to our open submissions form. Amanda: I am back…

Counting

One. The night before my first Halloween at college, Jin Yong passes away. I find out in an email from my professor, and am reminded of another strangely connected week, my sophomore year of high school: we start reading Gabriel García Márquez on a Monday and he dies that Thursday. My first thought, both times…