The Observer

Identities are what we make of them — not what’s imposed on us.

As I Am: Asian Americans as Individuals

February 6, 2019

What was my identity: Asian or American? Although my Asian-American friends all shared a traditional Asian upbringing, we were nevertheless educated in American schools which value individuality and independent thought.

The Complexity of the Asian-American Identity

November 4, 2016

SABRINA JEN Layout Co-Editor When I first saw the New York Times article titled, “An Open Lette...

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The American Dream: Chopsticks or Forks?

February 26, 2015

By SHERRY YUAN Staff WriterPublished: February 26, 2015 Based on the memoir of chef and writer Ed...