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Mochi How-To: Make Fresh Blueberry Jam

August 27 • by Sarah Spitz

I have gone apple picking every year since I was a child, but for the past couple of years, “pick your own” fruit has not been solely an autumn activity….

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Yawen Liang Wins Chinese American Model Competition 2014

• by Tiffany Yu

In what could be called the Chinese American version of America’s Next Top Model, the winner of the first CA Model Competition was crowned this past Saturday, August 23, at…

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3 Face Masks for Your Summer Beauty Woes

August 18 • by Tiffany Ayuda

If you’re a low-maintenance girl who can’t be bothered with sticky masks and peel-off facials, you’ll love Nugg Beauty’s nuggets. These convenient single-serving capsules let you avoid waste while also…

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5 Easy Ways to Live a Happier Life

August 3 • by Sarah Spitz

Last year, I came across a TED Talk by Shawn Anchor, the CEO of Good Think Inc., in which he talks about “The Happy Secret to Better Work.” According to…

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Mochi Book Club Giveaway: Celest Ng’s Everything I Never Told You

July 27 • by Jessica Yang

Celeste Ng’s debut novel Everything I Never Told You came out last month, and we couldn’t be more excited for it. Ng grew up in Pittsburgh and Shaker Heights, Ohio,…

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Mochi Book Club Giveaway: Mambo in Chinatown

July 8 • by Jessica Yang

Some of you may remember Jean Kwok’s Girl in Translation, a semi-autobiographical story that chronicles the cultural and societal struggles of an immigrant girl. Kwok’s second novel Mambo in Chinatown…

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The Unknown Yet Important Legacy of Yuri Kochiyama

June 30 • by Jessica Yang

In a 1965 Life image, a petite Asian woman wearing cat-eye glasses was photographed holding Malcolm X’s head moments after he was shot. The young Asian woman was Yuri Kochiyama,…

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#WeNeedDiverseBooks Calls for Characters of Color

June 12 • by Jessica Yang

For a long time, most characters in fiction were white, except for the characters in cultural novels. Slowly, characters of color have found their ways into mainstream novels but it’s…

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A Closer Look at World Slum Day

May 15 • by Stephanie Lee

April 10 is usually just a normal date, but not this year. The Supply, a non-profit organization that brings secondary school education to children in urban slums, declared it World…

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Win a Copy of Jenny Han’s ‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before’

April 29 • by Jessica Yang

Jenny Han’s To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before was just released and we couldn’t be more excited for it. It was one of the books featured in our Outspoken…