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Summer 2022: Bringing Main Character Energy

Even the most everyday Asian American is worthy of love, security, and joy, and that's what we at Mochi seek to celebrate through this issue. ...

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Fall 2021: “What’s Scariest is What is Right in Front of You”

True story: In 2001, I saw my first ghost. Although I was only five years old, I should have been prepared for it. In my Filipino Chinese household, stories of...

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Summer 2021: “Families Grow, Shift and Change.”

Two years ago, I lost both my maternal grandmother — a woman who had bested two rounds of cancer two decades ago yet unexpectedly departed one November day...

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Editor’s Letter: Black Allyship @ Mochi

Last week, couples across the country commemorated Loving Day as the day interracial marriage was legalized. This week, Black communities will mark Juneteenth...

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Editor’s Letter: Solidarity

Ever since Taiwan elected a progressive, pro-democracy, PhD-educated woman to be President, I’ve been just a bit jealous of the island where my parents were...

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Editor’s Letter: Influence

I was recently asked what single piece of content has affected me most and why. I chose “The Loneliness of the Progressive Asian American Christian,” by my...

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Editor’s Letter: Belonging

Growing up, I always thought I belonged, even in the corn-fed white Midwest. Our neighbors and classmates were always nice to us, and the immigrant Chinese...

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Editor’s Letter: Expectations

Sometimes it feels like every Asian American is born with a full set of expectations wrapped around their baby shoulders. Many of us bear the weight of knowing...

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Editor’s Letter: Transition

The only thing constant in life is change. Spring is the season of graduations, weddings, moving up a grade level, animals having babies, blooming flowers, all...

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