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Q&A: Justin Park

Q&A: Justin Park

Justin Park jumped onstage at the University of Central Florida’s APAC Assembly to perform a couple of covers, his new single, “Dates in L.A.,” and his unreleased original music. The R&B singer from Los Angeles sat down with Sparks to talk about his burgeoning career, representation in the media and

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Q&A: KRNFX (Terry Im)

Q&A: KRNFX (Terry Im)

Terry Im, otherwise known as KRNFX, is a world-renowned beatboxing champion. He is well-known for becoming a finalist on “Canada’s Got Talent,” performing on “Ellen,” and collaborating with other musicians on YouTube, as he does in his Beatbaks project. He has also won first place at the Canadian Beatbox Championships

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Q&A: Fong Tran

Q&A: Fong Tran

Fong Tran first captured the Asian Pacific American Coalition’s attention with his viral poem, “White Hipsters.” His piece called out and made light of cultural appropriation among the younger generation. At the University of Central Florida’s APAC Assembly on Aug. 27, Tran performed several pieces, including “I Hate Being Vietnamese,” “Vietnamese

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Elect to Select: All You Need to Know on the APIA Vote

It’s that time of year again to stuff ourselves with Thanksgiving turkey and knowledge on presidential candidates. There are several upcoming prime time debates, including the Democratic Debate on Nov. 6, on MSNBC, at 8 p.m. ET. The next Republican Debate will be held Nov. 10, at 9 p.m. ET, on Fox

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Sparks Book Club: The Lowland

Across two continents and approximately two lifetimes, Jhumpa Lahiri’s tale of the Mitra family unfolds in “The Lowland.” Brothers Subhash and Udayan grow up in Calcutta, after India has gained independence from Britain. During this time period, the Naxalite movement, a Communist guerilla group fighting to abolish landholdings and rebel

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