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Topic: Asian American

Murphy ’23: ‘An existential threat’: how anti-Chinese discourse in foreign policy lends itself to anti-Asian hate

Columns, Opinions

Murphy ’23: ‘An existential threat’: how anti-Chinese discourse in foreign policy lends itself to anti-Asian hate

April 4, 2021 1 comment

On March 16, 2021, after a year in which the United States saw anti-Asian hate crimes rise nearly 150 percent, a white gunman murdered six Asian women in three Asian-owned spas after allegedly saying that he would “kill all Asians.”

The Bruno Brief: Brown community grieves Atlanta shooting victims

News, Podcasts, University News

The Bruno Brief: Brown community grieves Atlanta shooting victims

March 28, 2021 1 comment

In this week’s episode of The Bruno Brief, we talk to students and faculty about their reactions to the deadly shooting in Atlanta, Georgia March 16, which killed eight people, including six Asian women.

Brown community reacts to Atlanta shooting with shock, anger

Metro, News

Brown community reacts to Atlanta shooting with shock, anger

March 23, 2021 2 comments

The victims of the tragedy were Soon Park, Hyun Grant, Suncha Kim, Yong Yue, Xiaojie Tan, Daoyou Feng, Delaina Yaun and Paul Andre Michels. 

Minari represents writer-director Lee Isaac Chung portrayal of the semi-autobiographical tale of a Korean-American family living in Arkansas.

Arts & Culture, Reviews

“Minari” is a modest American tale universal in tenderness

February 25, 2021 0 comments

“Minari” opens with the American heartland flitting past the inquisitive faces of 6-year-old David (newcomer Alan S. Kim) and his older sister, Anne (Noel Kate Cho).

Ren ’23: Andrew Yang is wrong: Asian Americans do not have to prove their “American-ness”

Columns, Opinions

Ren ’23: Andrew Yang is wrong: Asian Americans do not have to prove their “American-ness”

April 7, 2020 Comments are Disabled

In a recent Washington Post op-ed, former presidential candidate Andrew Yang ’96 leads a rallying cry against racism. Only instead of simply denouncing the recent rise of anti-Asian sentiment in America, he goes one step further. 

The exhibition at RISD’s Student Exhibitions Gallery, titled “In the Mood for Love” after the 2000 film of the same name, features multimedia works from animation to photography.

Arts & Culture

Exhibition explores how Asian identity intersects with life experiences

December 7, 2018 Comments are Disabled

“He remembers those vanished years. As though looking through a dusty windowpane, the past is something he could see, but not touch. And everything he sees is blurred and indistinct.”

William Tong ’95 won the general election by a margin of 5.7 percent. Tong previously served as a Connecticut state representative, during which he championed bills for gun control and criminal justice reform.

News, University News

Tong ’95 elected Connecticut’s first Asian-American attorney general

November 25, 2018 2 comments

In the early hours of Nov. 16, William Tong ’95 won the race to be Connecticut’s attorney general. Tong will be Connecticut’s first-ever Asian-American constitutional officer, the country’s second Asian-American state attorney general and the first elected Chinese-American state attorney general. 

Students push for Southeast Asian studies development

News, University News

Students push for Southeast Asian studies development

February 26, 2018 Comments are Disabled

The Southeast Asian Studies Initiative is a fledgling student-led project with the goal of increasing academic visibility for Southeast Asia and its diasporas.

Attendees at last Thursday’s exhibition “The Asian Migration: Movement Within and Outside” admired the many art pieces on display, which featured narratives that explored the Asian diaspora.

Arts & Culture

Art exhibition explores themes of Asian migration, movement

February 26, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Last Thursday night saw the usually silent Leung Family Gallery transform into a buzzing art exhibition entitled “The Asian Migration: Movement Within and Outside.”

Liang ’19: Where are the Asians in Hollywood?

Columns, Opinions

Liang ’19: Where are the Asians in Hollywood?

December 5, 2017 Comments are Disabled

When it was announced last week that Chinese actress Liu Yifei would play the titular role in Disney’s remake of “Mulan,” I almost cried with relief.