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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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Sparks gets untucked with Kim Chi

Sparks gets untucked with Kim Chi

Interview by Kevin Huynh Story by Nicole Dan Sparks Magazine interviewed Kim Chi before her appearance at UF’s Pride Awareness Month’s Drag Show. Kim Chi is currently the only Asian American contestant on season 8 of RuPaul’s Drag Race. She spoke about her gender identity, race and style inspiration.  

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Steven Lim of BuzzFeed & YouTube talks success and diversity at UCF

Steven Lim of BuzzFeed & YouTube talks success and diversity at UCF

Sparks Magazine had the pleasure and opportunity to sit down and speak with BuzzFeed producer Steven Lim, who spoke at the Asian Pacific American Coalition’s Level Up Leadership Conference on March 26 at the University of Central Florida. Lim shared his creative process at BuzzFeed and his thoughts on creating

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Q&A: The Asian American Students on UF’s Executive Ticket – Kishan Patel

Kishan Patel, a sophomore, 20-year-old industrial engineering major is running with Impact Party for Student Body treasurer. Patel is currently the Indian Student Association’s treasurer, a member of the Budget and Appropriations Committee in Student Government and a resident assistant at Cypress Hall. He was also formerly the Access Party

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Q&A: The Asian American Students on UF’s Executive Ticket – Kalyani Hawaldar

Kalyani Halwaldar is a fourth-year sociology and biology double major on the pre-med track. Hawaldar was Access party’s president last election cycle, and is currently a Gatorship assistant director. She is also a Florida Cicerone and was a First Year Florida peer leader. This year, she served as the diversity

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Q&A: The Asian American Students on UF’s Executive Ticket – Hammaad Saber

Hammaad Saber is a 22-year-old fourth-year industrial and systems engineering student at the University of Florida. He is an Innovation Academy student and is a current senator for the Engineering with Access Party. Saber, a Pakistani American, is running for Vice President of Student Government with Access Party. Sparks Magazine:

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Q&A: Jason Fong, creator of #MyAsianAmericanStory

Jason Fong, 16, is a Korean and Chinese American student attending high school in Redondo Beach, California. He began using the hashtag #MyAsianAmericanStory on Twitter in response to Republican presidential candidate and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush’s comments about “anchor babies” in August. The next day, #MyAsianAmericanStory was trending in

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“It’s Morphin’ Time”: Q&A with Yoshi Sudarso

Since 2010 , Yoshua “Yoshi” Sudarso has been making a name for himself as a stuntman for movies like “The Maze Runner” and as a commercial model for companies such as Samsung and Sony. The Indonesian-born actor of Chinese descent along with his brother, Peter Adrian Sudarso, have also gained an

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Filharmonic: Vocalizing Their Culture & New Fame

Filharmonic went from being a beginner acappella group formed from the reality show The Sing-Off, to an international touring band of friends who’ve cameoed in the hit comedy movie Pitch Perfect 2. Over the past two years, the Filipino American collective gained fame, recognition and brotherly closeness as they further their career. Sparks Magazine had

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“How To Be A MF’ing Gangster” with Actor Justin Chon

Co-author: Nicole Dan of Sparks Magazine Sparks Magazine had the pleasure of talking to Asian American actor Justin Chon, who starred in movies such as The Twilight series, 21 & Over, Man Up and more. The Korean American actor is actively taking on more roles for movies as well as Korean dramas, but

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