UNC ASA Statement on CVE

In solidarity with the Muslim Students Association of UNC-CH, the Asian Students Association of UNC-CH condemns the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s acceptance of an $867,000 grant for the Department of Homeland Security’s Countering Violent Extremism program. UNC ASA believes this kind of programming is ineffective in combatting violent extremism, and perpetuates the[…]

“Bar is Rife”

“Bar is Rife.” I like to think that’s the story of my life, or should I say “rife.” Social standards have set the bar relatively low for Asian Americans in the sports scene. Growing up, I was always involved in the game of basketball, but it was not always a breeze. No, I was neither[…]

These Eyes

Some people say that, “Asians have it all” Now, I don’t want to be Ms. Picky-picky but basically all of that statement is wrong    You don’t see my suffering Not when my boobs are like this and my eyes are like this And you think you know me before I can tell you that[…]

We talked to Isaac Park about Ms. Mong, the Walking Dead, and David Chang

Asian Students Association is proud to kick of our “ASA <3’s Asian Businesses” series with Franklin Street’s very own Ms. Mong! This monthly series will focus on local Asian businesses in order provide a representative perspective of their owners and support the greater Asian community! Last week, Julie Son and I talked to Isaac Park, the co-owner of Ms.[…]