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ASA breaks the bamboo ceiling

ASA breaks the bamboo ceiling

By Shahum Ajmal | For The Pitt News

January 18, 2018

Filed under Culture

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 of self-identity, self-discovery and what it means to be an Asian-American,” Tanjaya said. Tanjaya...

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

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

By Erica Brandbergh | Columnist

November 13, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinions

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 than the other, and he was unsure of that as well. My dad is half-Japanese. He was born on an American Army base in...

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