‘See’-ing diversity in action: Author speaks to school about cultural identity

‘See’-ing diversity in action: Author speaks to school about cultural identity

The Asian Students in Action club invited New York Times Best Selling author Lisa See to speak about her family history and struggles with identity Monday. See is the first all-school assembly speaker chosen by the club. ASiA Club invited See in hopes that her speech would initiate conversations about cultural identity among the student […]

Tuning into Korean Culture: Exploring the Effect of K-Pop on Korean-Americans

Tuning into Korean Culture: Exploring the Effect of K-Pop on Korean-Americans

At the first ever school-wide multicultural fair last year, the Asian Students in Action club blasted Korean pop music, or K-Pop, through huge speakers on the quad. As the foreign music, characterized by catchy hooks and punctuated with random English lyrics, played on, students started to dance along. ASiA leader Lucy Kim ’19, a first […]

Student leaders share experiences with faculty

Students and faculty participated in student-led discussions about fostering more effective and inclusive learning in the school community March 13. Faculty across all departments and student leaders of clubs and organizations, such as Prefect Council, Peer Support and Asian Students in Action attended the meeting. Groups discussed student mental health and the representation of marginalized […]

Therapist speaks to ASiA club about mental health

Therapist speaks to ASiA club about mental health

Marriage and family therapist Jacqueline Liebman-Gentile (Kate Liebman ’09 and Judd Liebman ’12) visited ASiA club to speak to students about mental health. Club leaders said they decided to host Liebman-Gentile’s visit in light of the recent discussions about mental health occurring in Asia, which followed the suicide of K-pop star Kim Jong-hyun.   “It’s […]

A Far East feast: ASIA club hosts culture day

The Asian Students in Action club set up tables with Asian snacks, clothing and instruments for Asian Culture Day on Friday during fourth and fifth periods. The club held the day to celebrate May, which is Asian-American heritage month. “The purpose of the Culture Day was not only to celebrate the diverse Asian cultures on […]

Blogs: Summer Fellowships

Ten juniors will travel abroad this summer as recipients of either the Junior Summer Fellowship or the newly established Gunter-Gross Asia Fellowship.