The Parachute Kid: The Untold Story of Student Immigrants

It’s 1979 in Los Angeles. You wake up in a quiet house, in a foreign land with an unfamiliar language. You take the bus, you buy groceries, alone. Your parents? A mere 7,000 miles away.  This was the everyday life of my mother when she came to the US with her brother at the age…

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Let the Hair do the Talking

By Joy Chan I am not entirely sure if cutting my hair the way I did was necessarily a fashion statement but more so a way to express who I really am. There are a lot of ways to express or represent oneself. Some people do it through styles of clothing, or the way they…

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Students’ Perspectives on DACA

In an unprecedented turn of events, President Trump has “agreed” to fix DACA and resolved their border-security plan, “excluding” the US-Mexico border wall after a meeting with Democratic leaders Sen. Chuck Schumer and Rep. Nancy Pelosi. However, whether or not DACA is secured, the divide between stances on immigration are distinctive. For many Americans, we…

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