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.”
On March 11th, UCLA students from Professor Glenn Omatsu’s class on Asian American and Pacific Islander Labor Issues, will hold a community event designed to inspire and inform peers about the ongoing fight for justice.
Waris Ahluwalia, a model, designer and actor, was banned from boarding his flight after he refused to take off his turban. Ahluwalia is of Sikh faith and wears a turban as a way to take care of the hair, preserve the Sikh identity, and promote equality within their faith.
Pokémon will air a Super Bowl ad, inspiring us all to “train on,” to celebrate its 20th anniversary.
What happens when you raise concerns over celebrating the Year of the Monkey on the first day of Black History Month? A lot of t-shirts being pulled, a debate about political correctness, and a feature on the Daily Show.
The 15th annual South Asian Heritage Week officially kicked off Monday morning on Bruin Walk with the Pakistani Student Association (PSA), Bengali Student Association (BSA), and Indus Bruins.