ASC – Entity of the Year


ASUW ASIAN STUDENT COMMISSION wins ENTITY OF THE YEAR!!!It has been an incredible experience serving as your ASC director this year, it has been a rewarding, challenging, and growing experience for me throughout this year and one of the highlights of my college experience! The programs & advocacy work done by ASC could not have happen without the support of our constituents & interns, thank you for having me as your director! I cannot wait to see ASC continue to grow under the leadership of next year’s director, Johnson Nguyen.

-Tony Vo (2013-2014, ASC Director)


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2014-05-21 14.34.02In recognition of Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month students present a photo campaign of ANTI-STEREOTYPES & MICROAGGRESSIONS that face our communities. 

Too often the voices of API students are left out of the conversation as people of color and of marginalized communities, this is our way to (re)claim our narratives#nolongerinvisible

By sharing these messages we hope people consider the impacts of stereotypes that leads to individual, structural, & institutional racism. Whether these comments are intentional or unintentional, the impact is still the same and we hope this project sparks dialogue and continuous learning.

ASC & PSYCH 250 MEMBERS [Martina Santos, Tony Vo, Steven Finh, Joyce Cho, Sara, & Suhmiin Chern


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RSO of the WEEK: South Asian Student Association


RSO of the WEEK – South Asian Student Association

The South Asian Student Association is a student organization aimed at spreading South Asian Culture to both the UW community and the greater Seattle area through various events, such as our annual dances as well as cultural events.
Each year, we choose a philanthropy to raise money for. This year we have chosen The Nepal Youth Foundation. The Nepal Youth Foundation works to bring freedom, health, shelter, and education to Nepal’s most impoverished children. Come to our first 5K on May 31st, where all the money will be going to NYF. Registration is only $15, and that comes with a FREE chipotle burrito as well as a FREE bag with lots of goodies!

Here’s the event to learn more about it

Registration link:

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RSO Feature of the Week: Indonesian Student Association


RSO FEATURE OF THE WEEK: Indonesian Student Association at University of Washington (ISAUW)

Description: Founded in 2001, ISAUW aims to raise cultural awareness of Indonesia in the University of Washington community as well as the Greater Seattle area. Despite its tender age, ISAUW has been contributing to the community through its annual cultural events aimed to promote Indonesian culture to the community. Our largest event of the year is KERATON. This year it will be held on May 24 at the HUB Lawn.

Upcoming event: KERATON 2014: The Authentic Indonesian Market



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ASC Sports day


The ASUW Asian Student Commission Sports Day is put on each year to build community, teamwork, and sportsmanship among the student organizations.

Date: Saturday, May 24th, 2014

Time: 12:00PM – 3:30PM

Location: Denny Field



SPORTS: Basketball, Badminton, Dodgeball, Tug of War, and Eating Contest;

Event Page:

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Dan Matthews Korean Adoptee


ASC with Asian Adoptees of Washington and KSA@UW are very excited to be bringing DAN aka DAN to campus on May 22nd to show his documentary of meeting his birth family in Korea and will then perform for UW Students, see more info below!

Date: Thursday, May 22, 2014
Location: Ethnic Cultural Theatre
Time: 6:00PM

Event Page:

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RSO of the Week: Filipino American Student Association

RSO Feature of the Week: Filipino American Student Association at the University of Washington


RSO Feature of the Week: Filipino American Student Association at the University of Washington

The Filipino American Student Association @ UW strives to foster unity and pride in the community through social, cultural, educational, and political advancement. Established in 1917, we are the longest standing cultural organization on the UW campus! Come check out our annual cultural night, Filipino Night 2014: We Are Not [VOICE]less this Saturday in Kane Hall 130. Tickets are only 3 for students!

FASA website:
Upcoming event:

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