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The Cultural Taboo of Mental Health

The Cultural Taboo of Mental Health

Joshua Chan

May 3, 2019

Hillary Peregrina didn’t know what to do with her feelings of depression when she was fourteen. As a Filipina-American teenager, Peregrina felt like she didn’t have a say in her mental health, and didn’t seek help for it until she was twenty-two-years-old. “I pretty much recognized from when...

Why ABC’s Fresh Off the Boat Matters

Why ABC’s Fresh Off the Boat Matters

Catherine Uy

February 23, 2015

Screenshot of Hudson Yang in Fresh off the Boat (ABC) As she opens up her purple Rugrats lunch bag, she’s excited to find the food that her mother cooked for her. Inside the plastic container are chow mein noodles with stir-fried meat and vegetables. Wrapped in foil are one of her favorite snack...

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