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What it's like for minority students applying to elite colleges with affirmative action under threat

One student briefly considered not acknowledging his Asian descent on his application.
Antonia Hylton
Lindsay Van Dyke
Dave Mayers
1.31.19
to all the boys i've loved before

Seeing Myself in Lara Jean Was About More than Representation

"To All the Boys I've Loved Before" is a love letter to Asian girls precisely because it doesn't make its casting a political point, or even a plot point.
Larissa Pham
8.29.18
Film

The 'Mulan' Co-Star Redefining What It Means to Be Asian On-Screen

“We can paint and validate our own stories.”
Sophia Romanos
8.20.18
Culture

Becoming My Own Half-Asian Man

Zachary Schwartz details his experience grappling with masculinity and race as a young man with a white father and an Asian mother.
Zachary Schwartz
6.29.18
Recipe

Kale Salad Recipe

An Asian-inspired kale salad with brussels sprouts and kohlrabi.
Battersby
11.3.17
RACISM

All the Times People Have Called Me 'Chink' to My Face

A case-by-case history of all the times the racial slur has been used directly and indirectly throughout my life.
Michelle Zhu
10.27.17
Music

The Defiant Sound of Asian American Women in Indie Rock

Artists like Jay Som, Japanese Breakfast, and Mitski are at the forefront of indie rock, creating space for Asian American women.
Erica Euse
6.29.17
Books

The Asian American Literature That Got Me Through 2016

A year full of xenophobia and yellowface was brightened by brilliant new fiction by writers of Asian descent.
R. O. Kwon
12.20.16
Art

Sexts We'd Send If Our Tattoos Were Chinese Textiles

Artist Jessica Tang explores cultural identity through racy textiles.
Andrew Salomone
9.18.16
Make this

These Spicy Lobster Bao Will Blow Your Mind

Dale Talde shared this indescribably delicious recipe with us, and buying the lobster is the hardest part of the job.
Munchies Staff
8.16.16
Restaurants

How This LA Pastry Chef Is Reinventing Asian Desserts

Zen Ong of E.P. & L.P. isn't interested in serving the lychee sorbets, tropical fruit tarts, and matcha cheesecakes so often found on modern Asian restaurant menus.
Hillary Eaton
7.1.16
politics

Atomic Divorce: How Japan's Nuclear Disaster Is Breaking Up Marriages

Five years after the deadly Japan tsunami, married couples in the country are breaking up over disagreements about radiation safety. The phenomenon has led to a trend known as "atomic divorce," or genpatsu rikon.
Mari Shibata
3.11.16
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