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Off Script: Despite representation, Awkwafina isn’t free from criticism

Andrea Bian, Op-Ed Contributor

October 11, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinion

On October 6, actress and rapper Awkwafina stepped out onto the stage of Studio 8H to an applauding audience. During her opening monologue, she paid tribute to the last and only other Asian-American woman to host “Saturday Night...

Kim: Blurred lines in Asian, Asian American approaches to hip-hop prompt further thought, criticism

Yvonne Kim, Opinion Editor

May 15, 2017

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

Though I enjoyed every moment of the Korean American Student Association’s KASA show on Friday, I can confidently say that my personal highlight of the night was a brief moment that others may have easily overlooked. In between...