October 7, 2018

When it came time to apply for college, I began thinking about how to alleviate the financial burden of college tuition on my family. My parents were supporting my other two younger siblings, so I wanted to help by paying for my own tuition through the help of scholars...

We have all heard the stereotype of Asian Americans being intelligent and getting into “good” colleges. But how did that stereotype get placed upon Asian Americans? Studies have shown that more Asian Americans tend to graduate high school and get a bachelor’s degree th...

October 19, 2017

According to the 2010 census, Asian-Americans made up only 3.8% of Texas’ population (vs California and New York’s AsAm populations of  14.9% and 7.3%, respectively.)  Additionally, the Asian-Americans in my hometown, San Antonio, make up only 0.6% of Texas’ Asian-Amer...

Voting is one of the most important civic responsibilities for American adults. There is a multitude of reasons as to why people vote but some carry a much bigger significance, such as voting on which political party to support, which bills can become laws, or who is t...

September 14, 2017

I talk about my grandma a lot. How could I not?

Everyone loves my grandma. Long before Facebook ever existed, her network of friends numbered in the thousands, I'm convinced. Her heart-warming smile and convivial nature easily attract people and make them stick around f...

September 10, 2017

Every week, AAMPLIFY brings you the week in Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander news.

Trump administration ends DACA

On September 5, the Trump administration ended DACA, ending immigration protections for roughly 800,000 DACA enrollees. DACA, which stand...

September 5, 2017

If you’re applying to college this year, you’ve probably heard of affirmative action: the policy certain schools have where admission favors historically disenfranchised minority groups. That’s thanks in part to a holistic admission system that looks at other factors b...

September 1, 2017

Every week, AAMPLIFY brings you the week in Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander news.

Ed Skrein removes himself from Hellboy role

Last week, Ed Skrein was cast in the new Hellboy film, but in a role meant for an actor of Japanese American heritage. This...

August 25, 2017

Every week, AAMPLIFY brings you the week in Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander news.

Indian American discovers possible cure for sepsis

Thanks to fifteen years of research, sepsis has a new potential cure in Dr. Pinaki Panigrahi's new findings. Publishe...

August 18, 2017

Every week, AAMPLIFY brings you the week in Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander news.

Trump's immigration crackdown hits Vietnam

A former Vietnamese aborigine named Chuh A has been deported, reports Politico, due to a change in Vietnamese/U.S. policy exp...

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