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. Angela Yip is a third-year Asian American studies and political science major…
The term “yellow fever” was thought to be triggering for Asian women, to which Yong- Yi replied, “I agree, it can be triggering. It is triggering to Asian women who continue to be hypersexualized and feel like they have to fit a certain beauty standard; it is triggering to the community it harms the most.”
Although the United States rings in the new year on January 1, East Asian cultures still make the effort to celebrate Lunar New Year because it is one of the few times in the year that extended family will come together and feast on food.
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.”