Tagged: Asian American

Students’ Council Approves Five Facilities Fund Projects, Creation of Asian American Resource Center 0

Students’ Council Approves Five Facilities Fund Projects, Creation of Asian American Resource Center

Every year, the Haverford Facilities Department devotes $25,000 towards student projects. Past projects have included the Lunt student lounge and revamping the Makerspace. Students who wish to utilize this fund can apply by discussing their projects with Facilities, Students’ Council (SC), the Dean’s Office, and other relevant members of the community and then submitti ...
Chúc Mừng Năm Mới/新年快乐/Happy Lunar New Year 0

Chúc Mừng Năm Mới/新年快乐/Happy Lunar New Year

As I write this, I’m currently sitting in my grandmother’s pastel green living room couch. I came home for Tết, or Vietnamese New Year, to celebrate with my family. This year is the year of the Horse. So those whose zodiac sign is the horse, expect a lot of luck coming your way this year. Tết celebrations can be divided into three parts: before New Year’s Eve, Ne ...
“Where are you from?” Revisited: An Intro 0

“Where are you from?” Revisited: An Intro

I am Vietnamese-American. I often wonder what that identity marker even means. I also can’t remember exactly when I started to identify as Vietnamese-American or Asian-American. Whenever I fill out forms, I have this internal battle with myself and wonder if I should mark myself as Asian or if I should ignore that section completely.  Why? Well, I know I definitely have ...