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Happy "Too Asian": a celebration of Asian Canadian activism
November 10, 2012, marks two years since Maclean’s Magazine published their racist article entitled “Too Asian?" (later renamed "The Enrollment Controversy"). Across Canada, anti-racist activists,...
Nov 5th, 2012
UBC Bookstore renaming debate reflects drastic changes in book industry
What's in a name? When UBC Bookstore circulated an email about its plans to change the name to "UBC Central" in August, it set off a storm of negative feedback from both within and outside the UBC...
Aug 7th, 2011
Generation social media
A large crowd packed into the Alice McKay Room at the downtown Vancouver Public Library last night for #NETCulture: Stories of Culture and Diversity in Social Media. The forum featured talks by...
Apr 5th, 2011
Jan 25th, 2011
Asian, whatever that means
What the heck does “Asian flush" mean?
Nov 25th, 2010