Tweet For Change?: Millennials and Social Media Activism

As technology continues to evolve across a dense jungle of apps and websites, the gaps within on and offline social networks are smaller than ever. With innovation just around every corner, more people are looking for the next best thing when it comes to human interaction. Political turmoil has inspired many to retreat to a …

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5 Luzon Destinations You Can’t Miss On Your Next Philippines Trip

Stunning sunset vistas, serene turquoise waters, friendly locals -- what more could you ask for when you’re in the Philippines? Nestled along the edge of the Pacific Ocean between China and Indonesia, the Philippines earns its nickname of “Pearl of the Orient Seas” through its sweeping, vivid green tropical landscapes and the easygoing, celebratory lifestyle …

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Strain of Thought: The Asian Female Mutants of X-Men Deserve Better

Having just had a mini-marathon of most of the X-Men films (minus the Wolverine movies, idk for some reason I can’t care for them? Sorry Hugh Jackman), there is something that I need to address and it’s been bothering me for the longest time. It’s not even super important to a lot of people and …

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Asian Representation in Orange is the New Black

Wrote this episode review for my Performance and Media class, focusing on the nature of Asian tropes and stereotypes presented in the Netflix series Orange is the New Black. In Netflix’s original series Orange is the New Black, one of the smaller characters is an elderly Asian inmate named Chang. On the surface, like many …

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