The Immigrant History Initiative shines light on Asian American histories long absent from textbooks

A nonprofit started by two Yale Law School graduates hopes to educate community members on the rich histories of Asian Americans.

The Tale of Taste of China

This article fell in our laps completely by surprise. The News originally planned a feature article on New Haven’s Chinese restaurants and their experiences during […]

Peaches: A video essay

Cheryl Chen ’24 read an excerpt of her essay about the Asian American experience. Made with illustrations by Dora Guo ’24.

Asian art at Yale art museums expanding, morphing with time

The YUAG and the YCBA have taken steps in recent years to enlarge their collections of Asian art.

The interior of YUAG.
Artist Spotlight: Victoria Lu ’24

A piece of artwork by Victoria Lu
Artist Spotlight: Sophia Zhao ’23

GATANAGA: Chasing an Asian frontier of queerness

When I first stepped onto Cross Campus, I was enveloped with a sense of inclusivity and a hope that queer identities could be accepted everywhere. […]

Community spirit helps local Asian stores survive pandemic

The owners of three Asian grocery stores in New Haven reflected on their interactions with community members during the pandemic.

NG: On the limits of assimilation

When I turned 16, my mom asked me if I wanted to get a double eyelid surgery. Double eyelid surgery — known in medical circles as […]

ZHANG: Settling down roots

Some of my first initiation rites into American society took place in the vintage green booths of a Burger King. It’s a bit of a […]

LEE: The “Asian American Name”

Among my peers and friends at Yale, only a select few know that I’ve been harboring a secret since the day I arrived on this […]