Spotted: The People Behind the Pilipinx American History Month Festival

Friday, October 28, marked UCLA’s annual Pilipinx American History Month (PAHM) Festival.  The festival highlighted the different Pilipino organizations found on campus; celebrated the past and present; and featured traditional cuisine, demonstrations of dance and martial arts, and even trap music from a DJ.   Despite the amount of activities offered at the PAHM Festival, it…

David Ryu’s “Asian Coachella”: First Pacific Bridge Concert at LA City Hall Features Asian American Artists in the Spotlight

On Saturday, May 21, Los Angeles City Councilmember David Ryu hosted the first ever Pacific Bridge Concert at LA City Hall featuring Asian American artists, food trucks, and booths from various community organizations. Councilmember Ryu is the first Korean-American to hold a council position in Los Angeles. Mayor Eric Garcetti was also at the event.…

Indian Student Union’s Culture Show Blends South Asian Culture with Bone Marrow Disease Awareness

The Indian Student Union’s 27th annual culture show took place in Royce Hall on May 22 from 6:00-8:30pm. It comprised of different dances and an educational skit regarding bone marrow disease. The skit scenes were interspersed between the dances, making the show at once entertaining and educational. The skit was interwoven with traditional folk dances,…