PSA Terror Bill & International Student Statement

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PSA Terror Bill & International Student Statement Hello PSA! Today has been declared a Nationwide Day of Protest to denounce the recent Anti-Terrorism Bill that was passed in the Philippines on July 3, 2020. Please refer to the following document for our full statement, but in summary: it is our responsibility as Filipino-Americans to learn…

Black Lives Matter & the APIDA Community: A Town Hall

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Time: Friday at 5 PM – 7 PM CST Hosted by Asian Pacific American Coalition The Asian Pacific American Coalition and our co-hosts Indian Student Association, Delta Kappa Delta, Pakistani Student Association, Philippine Student Association, and the Vietnamese Student Association invite you to discuss anti-blackness in the Asian American community, the state of minority interactions…

Denzel Ryan Cruz

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FACT ’19 – ’20, Denzel Ryan Cruz Junior in Bio-Engineering Do you have Ates/Kuyas or Adings, and how have those relationships changed your PSA experience? What do your AKAs mean to you? My AKA family currently has 5 Adings, 4 Kuyas, and 3 Ates and I love them all. I have never had older siblings,…

Claire Mallare

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Formal ’18 – ’19, Claire Mallare Sophomore in Kinesiology Do you identify as Filipino or Filipino-American? What does that identity mean to you? Being Filipino- American to me means being able to enjoy the best of both worlds. I can celebrate on the Fourth of July and eat big bowls of mac and cheese. But…

Sonica Battung

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Publicity ’18 – ’19, Sonica Battung Sophomore in English/History Describe your experience with Battle or Barkada in general. What is the cultural significance of Barkada? This was my first experience in cultural dancing! It was as intensive and stressful as it usually is, but what got me through was the bonds I made with my…