Mia Matsumiya’s @perv_magnet Raises Awareness of Violence and Racism Toward Asian American Women

Over six weeks ago, professional violinist Mia Matsumiya published her first post on her Instagram account @perv_magnet to share her archive of unsolicited messages she has received from “creeps, weirdos, & fetishists over the past 10 years.” In the past week, several online platforms have covered @perv_magnet, and Matsumiya’s story even trended on Facebook. Unfortunately, Matsumiya’s…

Asian American Studies Center Honors Students at Awards Reception

The Annual Awards Reception, hosted by the UCLA Asian American Studies Center October 24, honored student awardees as well as the donors who allow for the event to be established. First hosted in the 90’s, the event recognizes graduate and undergraduate students who share a passion of representing and assisting the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities through various academic endeavors.

Mother Organizations Release Statement in Solidarity with Afrikan Student Union

The Mother Organization Coalition released a statement of support Thursday night after Nommo Newsmagazine published Afrikan Student Union’s statement of 10 demands to hold the University of California, Los Angeles, administration accountable for a thorough investigation because of a “Kanye Western” themed party that was hosted by Sigma Phi Epsilon and Alpha Phi on Oct. 6.