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Purgatory of Asians in American Culture

Purgatory of Asians in American Culture

By Veronica Liow, Assistant Managing Editor

March 19, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Lack of accurate representations of Asians and Asian-Americans in the media create false narratives that are toxic to the community. And with the perception of them as the model minority, there is a severe lack of allyship for the marginalized community.

The Dark Side of Skin Lightening

The Dark Side of Skin Lightening

By Kate Holland and Sophie Shaw

November 9, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

The $10 billion industry promotes archaic and harmful beauty standards for people of color. NYU students discuss how these standards of beauty have and have not shifted in Asian communities.

Fox News Segment Pushes Asian Voters Left

Fox News Segment Pushes Asian Voters Left

By Emily Fong, Opinion Editor

October 11, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Thanks to idiots like Jesse Watters and people like him, when Asians vote, they’ll vote for Democrats.

Student Roundtable for Liang Convention

Student Roundtable for Liang Convention

By Rebecca Oh, Contributing Writer

March 7, 2016


Filed under News, University News

On Friday, NYU Law held a roundtable discussion regarding the implications of Peter Liang's case for communities of color, police accountability, and NYPD reform.

Peeling the cultural cover on Asian fashion

Peeling the cultural cover on Asian fashion

By Teresa Wang, Contributing Writer

December 9, 2015


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

Asian fashion finally gets its turn in upcoming publication Banana Magazine.

Panel brings discrimination against Asians to forefront

Panel brings discrimination against Asians to forefront

By Christine Wang, Staff Writer

April 21, 2015


Filed under News

Speakers discussed the experiences of young Asian-Americans who face cultural differences in the U.S.

Moving back home not a source of shame

Moving back home not a source of shame

By Zahra Haque, Staff Writer

November 25, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Returning home after graduation is not stigmatized in other cultures. It should be this way for Americans, too.