The Acade(me) Awards

Views from the Outside

I wanted to be a whole slew of firsts, and initially, I found my dream to be a tribute to my tenacity. It was, for a time, what I wanted most out of a career in the industry. And then #OscarsSoWhite happened.
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Fruitless conversations

Off the Beat

This moment with my cousin was memorable and valuable for both of us because these interactions with “the other side” are becoming fewer and fewer. The instant that we identify whether a person is a Democrat or a Republican, we often stop listening as we expect to learn nothing.
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Why not take a trip down to Huntington Beach this summer?

There’s nothing like going home for the summer after a long, difficult semester, and this summer has been no different. If you come down to Huntington Beach, or HB, there are a lot of things you can do and see to stay entertained. The most popular spot has to be Downtown HB,
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Under the blue awning

Off the Beat

Being Vietnamese escapes my identity often, in an Americanized world where cultures blend and communities grow increasingly apart. I don’t speak Vietnamese; I was too stubborn to learn. All I know is the food
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