Waves: An outlived metaphor

Off the Beat

My attempts to look into the history of feminism led me to an internet archive filled with articles referring to the efforts of feminists in “waves.”
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Model Minority

Cal in Color

Seared into my memory is the first time I fought with my friends. We were in ninth-grade world history when my friend offhandedly joked, “Yeah, but Rona’s Asian and has a big house, so she wouldn’t get what we’re going through.” “Excuse me?” I couldn’t believe what I was hearing.
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For my name’s sake

Berkeley Got Back

As a Korean American, I am always faced with a perhaps trivial decision: Should I go by Dohee Kim or Nicole Kim?
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An illustration of columnist Annalise Kamegawa.

Annalise: Annalise

At This Point

The exposure to such a vast amount of creative work has played a really crucial part in this Quest to Understand Myself™.
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