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Sophomore Jade Senseney poses with her brother, sophomore Kayden Senseney and her mother, before attending the Missouri Botanical Gardens Japanese festival. Senseney’s mother wears a Yukata [a traditional summer kimono] as Senseney and her brother wear their Japanese school shirts. “One thing that brings me joy about my heritage and culture is going back to Japan and taking in how others’ lives are, how my grandparents live and understanding their way of life and what’s important to them,” Senseney said.

What’s on the table for Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month?

Lia Emry, Staff Writer May 31, 2022

Soaking in the fresh air of a warm Japanese morning, sophomore Jade Senseney is one of the many students attending West who visits family across the globe. The month of May is a month of commemorating...

Sophomores Lia Emry, Angie Ren, Kayden Senseney and Serena Liu (bottom row, left to right) discuss their favorite competing athletes, Chloe Kim, Nathan Chen and Eileen Gu (top row, left to right), in the Winter Olympics.
(“Mascot Ceremony of Freestyle skiing – Womens Halfpipe at the 2020 Winter Youth Olympics in Lausanne on 20 January 2020.”b y Martin Rulsch. “Nathan Chen at the 2018 Internationaux de France - Awarding ceremony” by David W. Carmichael.  “Gold medallist Chloe Kim during the victory ceremony of the Womens Snowboard Slopestyle at the Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway.” by IOC Young Reporters. All photos used under Creative Commons Licenses.)

Asian American Olympians break through stereotypes during the Winter Olympics

Emma Herrmann, Staff Writer March 17, 2022

After being told to go back to China or receiving racist messages online, Asian American athletes excelled in the international Winter Olympics Games. Americans celebrated two highly talented Olympians...

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