Westernization of the Gua Sha

Amidst a time when screen time dominates our days, social media trends have become  key in forming our likes and dislikes. As college students, we are the most impressionable and most likely to follow these trends. In fact, many of us have probably found ourselves subscribing to numerous trend cycles throughout the years – let…

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…

Never Have I Ever Review

A poignant story that masterfully blends comedy with emotional reality, Netflix’s new series Never Have I Ever well-encapsulates the Indian American experience. Never Have I Ever showcases the often overlooked viewpoint of growing up in a culture so different from one that immigrant children experience at home, and the resulting inner turmoils that can manifest…