Yusra was an English major and Education Studies minor at UCLA for the class of 2022. In addition to being a copy editor for UCLA's Pacific Ties Newsmagazine, Yusra was the Executive Editor of Creative Nonfiction for UCLA's Journal of the Arts: Westwind. When she is not working or studying, she enjoys binging shows with her friends and running her popular meme pages.

F/Pilipino Americans: Missing from the Model Minority

** Author’s Note on Community Terminology: there is an academic and cultural dispute over whether Filipino or Pilipino is best to describe the diaspora from the Philippines. In recognition of the indecision, F/Pilipino is used in this piece.** Arguably, the biggest plague of Asian America’s history is the image of being the model minority. This…