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Makeup Mondays

Makeup Monday: Romantic, Wintry Updos and Common Hair Woes

January 27 • by Nicole Chiang

I can’t believe that we’re starting the last week of January! For those of you who made New Year’s resolutions, now is a good time to check in, evaluate your…

Food & Health
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Model Adrianne Ho Makes Healthy Look Chic

January 21 • by Tiffany Ayuda

Adrianne Ho, creator of Sweat the Style, is changing the face of fashion and activewear. The Canadian model has graced glossies and numerous beauty campaigns, including Maybelline, L’Oreal, and MAC…

College & Career
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A Quick Guide to Asian American Student Conferences, Winter/Spring 2014

• by Elaine Low

Attention, college Mochi readers! Get your travel plans ready, because conference season is just around the corner. Here’s a quick roundup of some of the Asian American student conferences popping…

Entertainment
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Crazy Rich Asian Americans: ‘#RichKids of Beverly Hills’ Episode 1, Recapped

January 20 • by Elaine Low

Equipped with a Hello Kitty-clad iPhone and a $3 billion family fortune, 25-year-old Dorothy Wang is “funemployed and fabuluxe,” and Instagramming every moment of it. She’s one half of the…

Fashion
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YouTube Star of the Week: Lauren Riihimaki

• by Jessica Yang

There’s nothing more rewarding than a DIY project, and for YouTuber Lauren Riihimaki, who’s behind LaurDIY, there are no limits for DIY. She was recently featured in Seventeen and while…

Entertainment
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Mochi Minis: ‘Is This Racist?’ Edition

January 17 • by Elaine Low

Monday night’s “How I Met Your Mother” kicked up a stir with its (Kill Bill-inspired?) Very Special Slapsgiving episode, which included Lily, Robin, and Ted dolled up in Oriental garb,…

Entertainment
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The New Twilight? What Inspired YA Novelist Lydia Kang’s Control

January 13 • by Catherine Zaw

“Somewhat small, but yet deceptively strong. Sort of like an ant,” describes author Lydia Kang about herself in her Goodreads profile. A part-time doctor, Lydia Kang can now also add…

Food & Health
Cotton-Ball Diet

The Latest Weird Diet Fad: Cotton-balls

December 10 • by Stephanie Lee

The Internet is filled with dietary misconceptions and here’s the latest one: The Cotton-Ball Diet. It’s not a new idea, but it’s been getting more press recently among teenagers because…

Beauty
Makeup Mondays

Makeup Monday: Holiday Beauty Gift Guide!

December 9 • by Nicole Chiang

With Christmas a little more than two weeks away, now is the time to make sure you’ve found the perfect gifts for all your friends and family. To help you…

Entertainment
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Did Katy Perry’s AMA Performance Cross The Line?

December 4 • by Kelly Fong

Many of you have seen Katy Perry’s performance of her latest single,“Unconditional,” at the 2013 American Music Awards. As it happened, Twitter and Facebook exploded with backlash from members of…