The Asian Pacific American Cultural Center (APACC) was established in 2003 to serve as a center for Asian American and Pacific Islanders at The University of Iowa to have a space to interact with other minority students and to enhance their educational experience at The University of Iowa. Recently a meeting was held at the… Continue reading Keep the APACC APACC
5 years ago I was reluctantly applying for colleges. By reluctantly, I mean that I really had no desire at the time to pursue a college degree, but I also had no other plans for my life so college seemed like the only option. My choice had come down between Baylor University in Texas and… Continue reading My Asian American Story: AAPI at a Midwestern PWI
Although I do consider myself a feminist, being at the intersection of being a person of color and a woman has made that a very heavy title and one I’m not even sure how to approach at times. Today I saw dozens, if not hundreds, of posts/tweets/photos/snaps of Women’s March events across the world. Yet… Continue reading Food for Thought 1/21
I am not here to validate my experiences for the oppressor. I deserve to feel loved and wanted and validated in my feelings and lived experiences. It has now been over a full day since the election has passed. Yesterday was a rollercoaster of emotion. I felt alone, I felt scared, I felt confused, I… Continue reading Day Two
My thoughts and feelings on my experiences as a 4th generation mixed Asian American living in the Midwest.