ASIA, ISA Collaborate for Diwali Celebration

For many years, the Asian Students in America (ASIA) has hosted their annual Diwali celebration. This year, the group decided to work with the Indian Student Association (ISA) to bring this night to life.  Gitanjali Sattanathan, the president of the ISA, said their group and ASIA put a lot of time into the event.  “We […]

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Editorial: Sodexo Prices Are Limiting Our Student Orgs

Events on campus are one of the best parts of college life. Student organizations often end up throwing events that allow students to make great memories with close friends and feel excited about being on campus. However, soaring catering prices experienced during the transition from Aramark to Sodexo can make it a lot harder for […]

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Dispatches from the CDC: Shining light on hidden privileges and disadvantages

This is the fourth installment of a series recording the experiences of students and faculty involved with the Center for Diversity and Community (CDC). The series seeks to highlight why this organization was impactful on the USD community and why the CDC was more than the sum of its parts. “It’s a place where you […]

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USD students welcome Year of the Tiger

USD’s Asian American Student Association (AASA) celebrated the Lunar New Year, the year of the tiger. Emily Chov, the vice president of AASA, said the year of the tiger represents strength and resilience. Through events such as this one, students have the opportunity to learn more about different cultures. “At USD, there should be events […]

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Asian American Student Association works to educate students

The CDC on campus is comprised of multiple organizations that focus on different cultures. The Asian American Student Association (AASA) is one of the smaller groups within the CDC that focuses on bringing Asian culture to USD.  Naivy Patle, a senior economics and political science double major, is the president of AASA. Patle said the group strives to educate students on […]

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