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Q&A: David So

Q&A: David So

David So is a Korean American YouTuber and comedian who has dabbled in several areas ranging from food to music to film. So spoke at the the University of Florida’s Asian Kaleidoscope Month’s Opening Ceremony. He shared his experiences, but not without cracking a few jokes along the way.  

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A tight knit tessellation: AKM kicks off a night full of performances

A tight knit tessellation: AKM kicks off a night full of performances

How do you define Asian? It’s easy for most people to toss all the presumably squinty-eyed, academically inclined, med-school bound, boba-loving population into one box and call it a day. In the Rion Reitz ballroom Friday night, all labels were thrown out the window. To kick off a month dedicated

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Blood Lines

Blood Lines

How could I refuse my dying father?” asked Lane Wilcken softly. After Wilcken’s father, Willis Lane Wilcken, was diagnosed with mesothelioma, doctors suggested marking his skin so they could track the radiation that would soon be used to fight the aggressive disease. Wilcken’s father didn’t want a stranger marking his

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The Gator Nation comes together as one for Pakistan

The Gator Nation comes together as one for Pakistan

“We are so much stronger together than we are apart, and they know that,” Sana Hafeez said to a crowd, faces lit by votive candles in paper Dixie cups. “The best way to honor those lost in these attacks is to stand together as one Gator Nation against hate anywhere

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The Force Awakens for AASU

The Force Awakens for AASU

Victory comes in form of duct-taped pool noodle remains. Star-crossed love is always the answer C. And Asian American cultural awareness is found under “Asian Americans in Media for 50.” In light of Asian American Student Union’s (AASU) 23rd birthday, AASU and its several organizations are dedicating a week to

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