Author Archives: Connie

About Connie

Although Connie Chung shares a famous journalist's name, she wants to forge an original path of her own. An aspiring world traveler, she has backpacked through Ecuador, campaigned in the Netherlands and served as a student ambassador in South Korea. Aside from majoring in Peace and Conflict Studies, Connie recently directed "The Vagina Monologues" at UC Berkeley. As a graduating senior, she is currently seeking employment..after learning how to harvest grapes in Australia and surfing in New Zealand this summer, that is. Explore the world of wonders with Connie at

Help SF Asian Women’s Shelter win $10,000

San Francisco Asian Women’s Shelter has been nominated one of the Top 49 Favorite Charities in 7×7 Magazine. Help support their work in providing comprehensive services, including a 24-hour crisis line, shelter program, case management and access to health and … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Eyelid Surgery, Thoughts as a Filmmaker: Beautiful Sisters

[Editors note: Connie’s post about her experiences as an attendee and a filmmaker have already been blogged about, but after finding the documentary on YouTube, I felt it appropriate to repost her experiences as a filmmaker, but this time with … Continue reading

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Thoughts as an Audience Member: The 32nd Annual Asian American International Film Festival

This weekend I was reminded of why I want to continue making films. Watching Witness to Hiroshima in the Museum of Chinese in America, I sat in silence and in awe. Through watercolor paintings, former Japanese soldier Keiji Tsuchiya recounts … Continue reading

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Turn a $10 Donation Into $10,000 For Underprivileged API Youth with OASES

My friend works for OASES (Oakland Asian Students Educational Services), a non-profit org geared towards empowering youth who have limited resources, particularly those in the Asian and Pacific Islander communities of Oakland through providing educational services and social support. Help … Continue reading

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International Secret Agents

If International Secret Agents was a representation of Asian American artists, we’ve got a long way to go. Continue reading

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The Vigorous Mind Book Review

My palette’s got quite the eccentric pairing of taste buds. You would think I would do well at a buffet with the wide variety of selection—the salad bar, the burrito bar, the rotisserie, the “unknown,” and my favorite, the non-fat … Continue reading

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Blog Tour: Christine Son’s “Off the Menu”

I love “chick-lit,” also known as fiction written for and targeted to young, working women in their twenties and thirties.  I must say, it’s about time chick-lit is written by and for Asian American women, and Christine Son’s Off the … Continue reading

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