Asian Student Commission

April 14, 2017

Addressing the Trend of “beg-packing” Travelers in Asia

The concept seems like an irony wrapped in an enigma when White backpackers are seen trending on social media begging for money on the streets of countries like Cambodia, Vietnam, and Thailand. Backpackers can be spotted with signs saying “I am traveling across Asia without any money, please help”, or “Need money for ticket home.”…

Work to be done

The University of Washington boast on being a diverse campus. I mean look at the stats! American Indian or Alaskan native (0.5%), Asian (23%), Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander (0.4%), Black or African American (2.5%), Hispanic/Latino (6.9%), White (42.6%), Two or More Races (6.2%), Race/Ethnicity Unknown (3.6%), and Non-Resident Alien (14.2%). These statistics, however, only tells one side…

June 23, 2014

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…

June 2, 2014


In 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#nolongerinvisibleBy sharing these messages we hope people…

May 28, 2014

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…

May 19, 2014

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…

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 RULES & REGISTRATION: ————————————————————— SPORTS: Basketball, Badminton, Dodgeball, Tug of War, and Eating Contest; Event Page:

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