Arthur Wang: Policy, history aid in Asian American success, not cultural values

UCLA students take a bow after performing in "Catalyst," the 2012 Chinese American Culture Night. (Creative Commons photo by Justin Higuchi via Flickr)

UCLA students take a bow after performing in "Catalyst," the 2012 Chinese American Culture Night. (Creative Commons photo by Justin Higuchi via Flickr)

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“UCLA stands for UC Lots of Asians.” I’m sure you have heard that one before. Asians are everywhere at UCLA – 34 percent of undergraduates, to be exact.


(Daily Bruin/Annie Chan)
(Daily Bruin/Annie Chan)

Students protest racial discrimination at UCLA during a 2013 sit-in at Moore Hall. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Arthur Wang: Arguments for and against validity of microagression need scrutiny

Microaggressions sound like no big deal, but let me tell you – the feverish discussions centering on the concept recently should be called “macroaggressive.” Microaggression theory, which first emerged in the 1970s, refers to unintended, albeit harmful, slights and comments toward another individual, usually a member of a disadvantaged group. Read more...

Students protest racial discrimination at UCLA during a 2013 sit-in at Moore Hall. (Daily Bruin file photo)


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Yiwei Sun: USAC withdrawal from USSA runs risk of losing effective lobbying

Undergraduate student government External Vice President Zach Helder wants to gamble away our student fees with the worst hand at the table. Last week, Helder proposed a motion to terminate UCLA’s long-term membership in the United States Student Association, a national student-led organization that aims to help students to address issues at the local, state and federal levels. Read more...

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Ambassadors, diplomats, and military attaches from several countries visited an Israel Defense Forces base to examine weapons intercepted by the Israel Navy Forces. (Creative Commons photo by Israel Defense Forces via Flickr)
Ambassadors, diplomats, and military attaches from several countries visited an Israel Defense Forces base to examine weapons intercepted by the Israel Navy Forces. (Creative Commons photo by Israel Defense Forces via Flickr)

A woman at a rally holds up a sign to refute the pro-life argument against government funding for Planned Parenthood. (Creative Commons photo by citizenbobnyc via Flickr)
A woman at a rally holds up a sign to refute the pro-life argument against government funding for Planned Parenthood. (Creative Commons photo by citizenbobnyc via Flickr)


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