Eda Yu

The Other 2020

Saweetie Is the OG Icy Girl

The Bay Area rapper shares how she defines her frosty trademark and what it means to put on for her Filipino heritage.
Eda Yu
11.18.19
Hip-Hop

How Hip-Hop Dance Groups Have Helped Asian Americans Find Belonging

While the art form has always been a space for community-building and resistance, its significance within Asian American youth culture can be tricky to parse.
Eda Yu
11.8.19
race-identity

Finding Asian Identity in a Black and White America

"For years, I didn’t use chopsticks, refused to speak Chinese, tried to wear shoes in my home, never brought leftovers to school, and even claimed to dislike boba."
Eda Yu
5.31.19
The Truth and Lies Issue

Instagram and Snapchat Are Ruining Our Memories

Documenting our lives for Snapchat and Instagram can decrease the likelihood of retaining those moments as a significant memory.
Eda Yu
4.2.19
Art

This Artist Took Your Asian Stereotypes and Turned Them into Jewelry

Ada Chen is changing the world of jewelry by turning Chinese-American stereotypes into humorous adornments.
Eda Yu
11.6.18
Privacy and Perception Issue

As a Teen, I Was Haunted by the Sexual Persona I Created to Protect Myself

The person I created on the internet shielded me from the slut-shaming I endured at the hands of high school bullies. Rather than let their words break me, I molded my online image to embody sexuality.
Eda Yu
6.20.18
Broadly

As a Teen, I Was Haunted by the Sexual Persona I Created to Protect Myself

The person I created on the internet shielded me from the slut-shaming I endured at the hands of high school bullies. Rather than let their words break me, I molded my online image to embody sexuality.
Eda Yu
6.18.18
witchcraft

The Young Brujas Reclaiming the Power of Their Ancestors

Long stigmatized by colonizers and the Catholic Church, indigenous forms of spirituality and witchcraft are experiencing a renaissance among Latinx millennials.
Eda Yu
1.10.18