Science columnist Stephanie Du SC ’21 elaborates on the problematic perception of the coronavirus and why compassion is more important than ever. “As more accurate information is dispersed about the coronavirus, I hope that it will allow people to have empathy and stand in solidarity with the Chinese community,” she writes.
Pop culture columnist Nadya Siringo Ringo SC ’21 examines the phenomenon of the Subtle Asian Traits Facebook group and the problem of stereotyping and generalizing in its humor.
Growing up in a Chinese-American household, I was raised to value achievement in quantifiable, measurable forms. I was taught to follow the rules of the system and pursue paths with predictable outcomes. For many Asian-Americans like myself, the expectations we were raised with fuel the explosion of fury in the
President Trump’s recent executive order banning immigration from seven majority-Muslim nations was viewed by many 5C students as xenophobic. I unearthed in TSL’s February 13, 1943 issue another instance where we rebelled against the xenophobia of the nation as a whole, which during World War Two resulted in the internment
When it comes to Asian American representation, the conversation often touches upon Fresh Off the Boat, an ABC sitcom that premiered last year. Fresh Off the Boat is based on a memoir of the same name written by Eddie Huang that follows the story of Huang’s Chinese-American family living in Florida