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UBC symposium on anti-Asian racism finds Maclean's "Too Asian?" too insensitive

Two weeks ago, I wrote a commentary in response to Maclean’s “Too Asian?” Since then, many voices have chimed in from left, right, and centre to offer their two cents. Aside from a brief non-apology...

Four hip hijabis talk about their relationship to the headscarf and fashion

Wearing a headscarf doesn't make you a fashion bore, these young Vancouver women say.

"Too Asian?" too racist for a magazine like Maclean's?

Whatever intention Maclean's had in publishing "Too Asian?" by Stephanie Findlay and Nicholas Kohler, the story in the November 10 issue jeopardizes the magazine's reputation of producing "strong...

Diwali Downtown

UBC Bhangra dancers seemed to fly.  I thought they were the best act, and not just because VO events emcee Ajay Puri's girlfriend was one of the dancers.  Hundreds of people packed into...

Dejection in Vancouver over pastor's wish to burn Qur'an in Florida

“This act is just outrageous. It's direct provocation of all Muslims in the United States and across the globe," Sikandar Khan, President of BC Muslim Association, said. "The Qur’an is our most...
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