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Can Perfumes Change Lives? Harvey Prince's Scentsational Idea

October 18 • by Christine Wei

Life-altering moments are usually found in the big experiences, like finally getting that career break or falling in love with The One. But Shaan Hathiramani, founder of Harvey Prince, thinks that something as small as the little molecules that our noses pick up as scents can in fact change our lives.


Meeghan Henry Crowned Miss Teen Asia USA

October 12 • by Kayda Norman

Like many young women, Meeghan Henry dreams of attaining her college degree to secure a job and promising future for herself. But unlike most of her other classmates, Meeghan, a freshmen at University of La Verne in California, has stood out from the crowd since childhood. For starters, she was homeschooled and took 7th and…


‘Faces of Mochi’ Discounted Ticket Prices Only Until Oct. 12

October 11 • by Mochi Magazine

Hi Mochi readers! Our “Faces of Mochi” party is almost here. On Oct. 22, we”ll team up with Folli Follie in NYC for our first-ever live networking event featuring an evening of free makeovers, hors d’oeuvres, refreshments and swag! Tickets are available until Oct. 22, but our $5 early bird discount (code: Oops) expires tomorrow…


New Far East Movement Album Announced

October 10 • by Jennifer Yamada

If you’re like me and wondering when Far East Movement will be releasing new songs, the wait is almost over! The Asian American music group says they are hoping to release their sophomore album early next year. Just last year, the group sold 162,000 copies of their debut album Free Wired, and their single “Like…


ISA LA Highlights Multicultural Talent

October 5 • by Connie K. Ho

It was the Ventura County Fair and Natalie Tran found herself in the middle of the mosh pit. All American Rejects was performing and, mid-performance, she found that she had lost her sweater. After searching around her waist, she glanced back at the stage and saw that her sweater had been thrown there. All of the sudden,…


Book Review: Girl in Translation

October 3 • by Kayda Norman

Jean Kwok’s debut novel, Girl in Translation, reminds readers of the hardships immigrants can face both financially and culturally when trying to adapt to a new country. Kwok’s semi-autobiographical story details the story of Kimberly Chang, a young girl from Hong Kong who moves with her mother to Brooklyn with an infantile grasp of English and…


Street Style: Color Me Plaid

September 30 • by Mochi Magazine

Name: Dinesh Penugonda
Spotted: MoMA, NYC
Hometown: Nanuet, NY
Occupation: District Manager for Abercrombie & Fitch


Event: The ‘Faces of Mochi’

September 27 • by Mochi Magazine

Thank you for joining us at Faces of Mochi! Intertrend Video Interview For event photos, please head to: Mochi’s Facebook Page Flickr Every day, we are inspired by the the leaders in our community and the ripple of changes they have made throughout society. You don’t need to be given the opportunity to change the…


Maggie Q’s Sexy ‘Nikita’ Premiere

• by Stephanie S Lee

It can be hard to get back into the rhythm of school, especially after a carefree summer, but what makes it so much easier for me are fall’s tv show premieres! Two of my favorites began last week, “Glee” and “Nikita.” I started following “Nikita” last year when I heard there was an Asian star…


YouTube Star of the Week: David Choi

September 23 • by Risa Garza

While the rest of the world was using YouTube to watch and upload funny or embarrassing life moments years ago, pioneering musicians like David Choi recognized the potential of online video-sharing to launch their careers. Virtually overnight, David’s video for the humorous “YouTube (A Love Song)” transformed him from little-known songwriter/producer to an Internet sensation….