AASU Blog

Read the various thoughts, musings and experiences of the AASU board itself. These are a combination of personal essays, creative writing, editorials, opinions, etc.

704, 2014

Fight for the good life

By |April 7th, 2014|AASU Blog|Comments Off on Fight for the good life

By Ruth Huang, Advocacy Chair 2013-2014

Dear readers,

Fight for the good life. But before you go grabbing your pitchforks, recently sharpened pencils, or various blunt objects to storm Riot headquarters, Michael Kors or some sort of buffet, let me explain. When I say: “fight for the good life”, I’m not implying violence nor am I encouraging […]

1003, 2014

Twenty-One

By |March 10th, 2014|AASU Blog|Comments Off on Twenty-One

By Narayan Kulkarni, Conference Chair 2013-2014

A ray of warm, lemon-yellow sunlight caressed my face, arousing me from a restful night at the Reitz Union Hotel. It was Friday, the first day of ECAASU. Excited for my day of relaxation until Opening Ceremony, I frolicked out of the hotel.

Within minutes, I arrived at the Institute […]

103, 2014

Chink

By |March 1st, 2014|AASU Blog|Comments Off on Chink

By: Amy Cheng, AASU 2013-2014 Archivist

Chink
is the sound that a hammer hitting a nail makes
as my ancestors build the railroads of the west
Chink
is the sound the cash register makes at my parents restaurant
where they sell dog… food (I had a regular that would order pork lo main for her toy poodle… privileged […]