Opinion

Opinion: Are the Chinese people heartless?

Opinion: Are the Chinese people heartless?

BBC News reports that in October 2011, a young two-year-old Chinese girl was run over by two vehicles in Guangdong. BBC News reports that for seven minutes, 18 people walked straight around her body, ignoring her as the little girl slowly bled to death. Almost 10...

Opinion: Overcoming stigma as an Asian American with ADHD

Opinion: Overcoming stigma as an Asian American with ADHD

In many Asian American families, a good education and success in school is prioritized above all else. According to Eurekalert, a science news website, this high academic pressure stems from Asian cultures believing that academic success is the only way to climb up...

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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...

A tour of Asian Cuisine

A tour of Asian Cuisine

  [cbtabs][cbtab title="Chinese"] Baozi Baozi is a steamed bun with filling. Credit: Rachel Chang / The Foothill Dragon Press “Bao” itself, means “bag” in Mandarin. This dish is simply a steamed rice flour bun that holds vegetables and meats like a bag. Whereas...

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....

Evolution in world culture

Evolution in world culture

In our lifetime, we’ve met thousands of individuals and have peered at even more faces. Whether referring to brow bridges or cheekbones, each and every face has its own distinctive structure. This prompts us to question how these differences in facial features came to...

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Immigration & language

My parents learned to perfect their English from the television and from middle schools that ridiculed their broken speech of a new learned language. My parents were the first out of both their families to immigrate to America with a new dream in mind. We wanted to...