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Averie Bishop: First Asian American Miss Texas and Candidate for Texas House District 112

By Angelina Chiang I stumbled across Avery Bishop during my senior year of high school, and after reading about her interests and accomplishments, she quickly became a role model due to our similar interests. Averie Bishop grew up in a … Continue reading

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Filipina American Basketball Player Kayla Padilla makes it to the NCAA Elite 8

It seemed strange yet very cool to see an Asian American woman basketball player in a NCAA Division 1  game televised on national television.  It was not just any game – USC guard Kayla Padilla was playing in a NCAA … Continue reading

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When Asian Americans are “too American”: Filipino Americans in the 1930’s

A recent poll suggests that many Americans think that Asian Americans are more loyal to their country of origins than to the United States.  In contrast, a blog post from the JSTOR Daily describes a time when Asian Americans immigrants … Continue reading

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