The Reminder, the Anger, & the Apology

Two days ago, I sat down in the midst of the quarantine monotony and watched one of my favorite movies - Crazy Rich Asians. As I sat and reminded myself how much the Asian community gathered together, it helped me rekindle the pride I had in my culture. For a moment, the world slowly understood …

The Revolution of Teen Angst into the Neo Metalcore Culture of Today

Take our definition of a difficult life and the worst days of our lives and add ten years. The former angsty teenagers of 2008 have grown into the working class of today. The venues that were once filled with Sharpie-drawn Xs are now scattered with tattoo-clad adults, all with a beer in hand and cigarettes …

An Open Letter to the Non-Asian Owners of Asian Restaurants,

There are two things that this world can agree on: People deserve credit for what they’ve rightfully accomplished and created. If you have achieved something that is life-changing or moving, your name deserves to be tied to it. The second: We hate false advertisements. It’s no secret that there have been some stirring articles swimming …