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Pitt’s department of sociology, Global Hub and Asian Studies Center co-sponsored a Monday panel titled “Combatting Anti-Asian Violence Amidst COVID-19” to raise awareness about the increase in anti-Asian violence during the COVID-19 pandemic.

‘Heartbreaking’: Panel discusses rise in anti-Asian violence during pandemic

By Allison Radziwon, Staff Writer March 17, 2021
Pitt’s department of sociology, Global Hub and Asian Studies Center co-sponsored a Monday panel titled “Combatting Anti-Asian Violence Amidst COVID-19” to raise awareness about the increase in anti-Asian violence during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Rukmini Foundation liaison Bhakti Patel discusses the importance of women’s education in Nepal at the Asian Student Association’s “Above and Beyond the Bamboo Ceiling” event Wednesday night. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Visual Editor)

ASA breaks the bamboo ceiling

By Shahum Ajmal | For The Pitt News January 18, 2018

Albert Tanjaya encouraged the discussion of Asian stereotypes Wednesday night, evoking a feeling of acceptance from the group gathered in room G8 of the Cathedral. “We are talking about the journey...

(Illustration by Raka Sarkar | Senior Staff Illustrator)

“What are you?”: Embracing a mixed-roots identity

By Erica Brandbergh | Columnist November 13, 2017

I once asked my dad, out of curiosity, whether he put Caucasian, Asian or both on surveys that ask about his race. He paused for a bit and said he didn’t know. I asked if he identified with one more...

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