Organizations Publish 2016 Asian American Voter Survey (Yeah, we don’t really like Trump either.)

On May 23, 2016, Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote, Asian Americans Advancing Justice and AAPI Data released voter survey results in a report titled “Inclusion, Not Exclusion: Spring 2016 Asian American Voter Survey.” The Asian American identity categories detailed in this survey are as followed: Asian Indian, Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Korean, and Vietnamese. Main…

Our Cultures Are Not Your Costumes!

The Mother Organizations (MOs) hosted a discussion about the differences between cultural appropriation and cultural appreciation called “What is Cultural Appropriation?” on Wednesday, Oct. 28. The MOs hosted this event to address both the influx of cultural appropriation and the recent “Kanye Western” raid hosted by Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity and Alpha Phi Sorority. Cultural appropriation…

Must We Ask to Learn Our History?

April 30 marked the 40th anniversary of what many of those in the Vietnamese diaspora refer to as the Fall of Saigon, or Black April as my generations tends to call it, recognizing that there was much more than one day, or one month of the hells of war. Every year, the Vietnamese Student Union’s Black April Commemoration seeks to commemorate the Vietnamese diaspora’s decision to leave the Vietnamese homeland in search of a better life.