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Pride in My Culture and My Alpha Chi Omega Experience: An Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Reflection

By Teagan Verreux (Gamma Pi, University of Tampa) I am a proud member of the AAPI community, and despite feeling ashamed multiple times as a child for being Asian, along with hearing the many stereotypes that come along with it, I love being Thai and that my sisters support me no matter what. My cultural […]

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Appreciating My Culture: An Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Reflection

By Yen Nguyen (Delta Epsilon, Southeast Missouri State University) Being a first-generation Vietnamese American woman is who I am. I am more than proud, I am beyond thankful. Growing up in a Vietnamese household, I was taught about my culture and the traditions. For instance, Tết, which is known as the Lunar New Year, is […]