OPINION: Not speaking your parents’ native language doesn’t make you a bad Asian American

Not speaking our parents’ native language fluently is not a result of our personal failures but rather the result of our circumstances and upbringing, argues Alexander Chao PO ‘25.

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OPINION: “Be yourself, just quieter”

There is an unwritten rule that all socially conscious individuals know to be true: One may not ever question the shyness of another. How rude! We have been conditioned into this understanding; reservedness is still considered less than socially acceptable, but, nevertheless, admirable. This is not to say there is

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Q&A: Journalist Conor Friedersdorf Talks Campus Politics

  Conor Friedersdorf PO ’02 is a journalist at The Atlantic, where one of his areas of expertise is campus politics, which he covers from a civil libertarian perspective. He recently visited campus to participate in a Pomona Student Union panel entitled “Actualizing Free Speech: The Regulation of Student Voice

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