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#139 – Thinking They Know Best

Posted January 16th, 2013 by Peter · 4 Comments

It’s been a while since my last post, but I’m excited to be writing again! This week’s post is about Asians “Thinking They Know Best,” something I’ve seen a great deal in my 4.5 years at Berkeley and 22 years on earth. I’ve seen it with family members, colleagues, and co-workers; so here’s a little [...]











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#138 White Names

Posted December 29th, 2011 by Peter · 27 Comments

Linda says: “Asian people like plain, white people names. I typed in David into Facebook and 5 out of 6 Davids were Asian. And who doesn’t know a Jenny Wu?” Nowadays, it’s not all that uncommon to see Asians with stereotypical “white” names. This is due many Asians taking part in American culture as well [...]

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Perception of Asian Americans & RIP Vincent Chin

Posted June 26th, 2011 by Peter · 7 Comments

Hi everyone, it’s been hard to write lately with work and other obligations. That doesn’t mean we at SAPL are still not following the recent events such as the commemoration o f the brutal and untimely death of Vincent Chin, who was truly a martyr for Asian American legal rights and bringing the community together. [...]

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The Asian Whizkid’s Sibling? The Heartthrob

Posted March 4th, 2011 by Peter · 11 Comments

This article from the Huffington Post is a very unique look into emerging Asian Sensations all around the world. No longer are stereotypes of good grades and musical virtuosity creating social awkwardness for these Asians. The emerging scene appears to be accomplishing those feats as well as looking hip and .. dare I say– Cool. [...]

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