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Diversity of Interests, Heritage for Asian American Students

Diversity of Interests, Heritage for Asian American Students

Micah Wilcox

March 11, 2018

At Ventura High School, musicians, athletes, artists and academics all intermingle. While students see this diversity of interests, what they may miss is students’ diversity of heritage. With Asian American students in particular, a stereotype exists that “all Asians are the same,” regardless of ...

Foothill Dragon Press: Confucian Philosophy

Foothill Dragon Press: Confucian Philosophy

The Cougar Press

March 11, 2018

Article by: Sam Bova, Foothill Dragon Press  This article will mostly be read by American eyes, and because American culture is extremely pragmatic and primarily interested in “what will put a dollar in my pocket,” the topic of it, Eastern philosophy, may be perceived as “lacking value” to some r...

Foothill Dragon Press: Asian Cuisine

Foothill Dragon Press: Asian Cuisine

The Cougar Press

March 11, 2018

Article By: Jason Messner, Lillian Li, Rachel Chang, Foothill Dragon Press [cbtabs][cbtab title="Chinese"] Baozi “Bao” itself, means “bag” in Mandarin. This dish is simply a steamed rice flour bun that holds vegetables and meats like a bag. Whereas dumplings and potstickers have a thin skin o...

Foothill Dragon Press: Political Situation

Foothill Dragon Press: Political Situation

The Cougar Press

March 11, 2018

Article By: Becka Shuere, Sam Bova, Foothill Dragon Press [cbtabs][cbtab title="China"] The Chinese government is often a source of confusion because its ideology and its political state tend to defy attempts to delineate it. In 1911, after the Qing Dynasty was overthrown and China’s last ...

Foothill Dragon Press: Evolution

Foothill Dragon Press: Evolution

The Cougar Press

March 11, 2018

Article By: Rachel Chang, Foothill Dragon Press In our lifetime, we’ve met thousands of individuals and have peered at even more faces. Whether referring to brow bridges or cheekbones, each and every face has its own distinctive structure. This prompts us to question how these differences in fa...

Foothill Dragon Press: Growing Up Half Asian

Foothill Dragon Press: Growing Up Half Asian

The Cougar Press

March 11, 2018

Article By: Jason Messner, Lillian Li, Lily McCann, Foothill Dragon Press [cbtabs][cbtab title="Chinese"] Living in a household that is both Asian and German is both wonderful and bewildering. Although my father was born in Hong Kong and my mother was raised by German emigrants who fled from Nazi Germany, it was our grandparents who carried on their cultural legacy to my brother ...

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