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Zen Cho’s Sorcerer to the Crown -A Fantasy Novel Blend of Jane Austen, Magic, POC, Feminism, & Malaysian Culture

posted by Sophia Whittemore

By Sophia Whittemore
AsAmNews Intern


When I read Zen Cho’s work Sorcerer to the Crown, I expected a fun fantasy romp with a Victorian style of writing. The characters engaged in periodic intrigue, matchmaking, and magical hi-jinks.

I didn’t expect a lovable Malaysian female mentor,(move aside, Merlin), a half-Indian/badass female lead, a POC sorcerer … Read more


May 5, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on LA Times UCLA resurrects diversity proposal

LA Times UCLA resurrects diversity proposal

posted by Randall

UCLA A proposal to require undergraduates at UCLA to take at least one course in racial, cultural, gender or religious diversity has been resurrected by officials there, reports the LA Times.

Three previous efforts have failed, but UCLA Chancellor Gene Block says its important to try again.

“We owe it to our students,” Block said … Read more


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