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It’s hard growing up Chinese

It’s hard growing up Chinese

Recently, the movie "Crazy Rich Asians" was released and inspired a wave of Asian, namely Chinese, pride around the world. Although I have not yet watched the movie myself, my parents and other friends have, and from them, I heard their thoughts and feelings about the...

Are Asian musicians still a joke in American music?

Are Asian musicians still a joke in American music?

If you’re up to date on popular music, chances are you’ve heard the name "88Rising" being tossed around more than once. 88Rising is a fairly new music label behind notable artists such as Joji, the mind behind internet legend Filthy Frank; Rich Brian (formerly Rich...

Asia’s conflicting political climate

Asia’s conflicting political climate

China The Chinese government is often a source of confusion because its ideology and its political state tend to defy attempts to delineate it. In 1911, after the Qing Dynasty was overthrown and China’s last emperor Puyi adopted humble work as a gardener in the...

Confucian Philosophy

Confucian Philosophy

This article will mostly be read by American eyes, and because American culture is extremely pragmatic and primarily interested in “what will put a dollar in my pocket,” the topic of it, Eastern philosophy, may be perceived as “lacking value” to some readers....