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Asian-American Culture Day shines a light on student experiences

Asian-American Culture Day shines a light on student experiences

Grace Beecher February 26, 2021

Students had the opportunity to attend panels, hear poetry, and listen to alumni during a virtual Asian-American Culture Day Wednesday, Feb. 10.  Each block had different speakers who offered personal...

Professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education Junlei Li discussed his work in child development during Asian Culture Day, Wednesday. Feb. 12.

Asian Culture Day explores the diversity of the Asian-American narrative

Emma Burns February 26, 2020

Students learned about the diversity of the Asian-American experience during Asian Culture Day in the auditorium Wednesday, Feb. 12.  “It's a great way for people who don’t identify as Asian-American...

Asian Culture Day presentations speak on cultural identity, discrimination, mental illness

Asian Culture Day presentations speak on cultural identity, discrimination, mental illness

The Newtonite February 26, 2018

A-block by Sophia Zhou Child and adolescent psychiatrists Gene Beresin and Juliana Chen presented their film “Looking for Luke,” for which they were executive producers, during A-block of Asian Culture...

Asian Culture Day celebrates cultural differences, tackles prejudice

Asian Culture Day celebrates cultural differences, tackles prejudice

The Newtonite February 17, 2017

A-Block by Laura Schmidt-Hong As part of Asian Culture Day, Chinese-American actor and producer Michael Tow spoke about Asian representation in the media Wednesday during a-block in the auditorium. Tow,...

Panels, guest speakers present as part of Asian Culture Day

Panels, guest speakers present as part of Asian Culture Day

The Newtonite February 12, 2015

B-block by Emily Moss As part of the Asian Culture Assembly during B-block Wednesday, best-selling authors Marjorie Liu and Celeste Ng spoke to students about their experiences growing up in Asian-American...

Asian Culture Day: Teacher panelists share experiences

The Newtonite February 13, 2014

by David Kwartler Asian-American teachers from this school spoke in a panel today D-block in the Little Theatre as part of Asian Culture Day. Officers from the Asian Culture Club introduced the panel....

Asian Culture Day: What it's like to be Asian-American

The Newtonite February 12, 2014

by Adam Rabinowitz During F-block today, six students answered questions about their Asian background as part Asian Culture Day, organized by Asian Culture Club. The panel consisted of seniors Ying Gao,...

Asian Culture Day: Asian-Americans in the Media

The Newtonite February 12, 2014

by Maya Abou-Rizk The "Asian-Americans in the Media" panel took place during this school’s Asian Culture Day B-block in the Little Theatre. English teacher Michele Leong presented a slide show comparing...

Asian Culture Club hosts Asian Culture Day at this school

The Newtonite February 14, 2013

Panel discusses Asian American experiences by Ryan Condon A group of students in all grades from this school discussed their experiences growing up as Asian Americans in Newton, as part of Asian Culture...

Asian Culture Day: Map for Health presents

The Newtonite February 16, 2012

[media-credit name="Julia Moss" align="alignleft" width="219"][/media-credit]Sophomore Terry Althier participates in an activity with Map for Health members Narong Sokhom and Hung Nguyen. by Connor Vasu  Map...

Asian Culture Day: Students discuss stereotypes

The Newtonite February 16, 2012

[media-credit name="Nina Kaplan" align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit]Seniors Matthew Moss-Hawkins, Kayla Wong, Rebecca Jereza and Joanna Saikali participate in a student panel during D-block. by...

Asian Culture Day: Film documents response to Vincent Chin's murder

The Newtonite February 16, 2012

[media-credit name="Jacob Schwartz" align="alignright" width="188"] [/media-credit]Seniors Rebecca Jerez and Bonnie Chen introduce the film "Vincent Who." by Malini Gandhi In order to tackle the question...

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