Commentary: Korean community engaged in civil war I have always been aware of my stance within my own culture. I am a 1.5 generation Korean-American. My parents came to this country as immigrants, and so did I. افضل الاسهم اصغيرة ربحا

click here First-generation Koreans still hold traditions from Korea, while many second-generation Koreans have adapted to “American” customs. I am still within a transition of balancing both Eastern and Western cultures.

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الخيارات الثنائية تعيش إشارات الفيسبوك A few weeks ago, I attended my very first Korean Student Association meeting. It was, by all means, uncomfortable and uninviting. After a year of standing stagnant as a Northeastern student, not involving myself in anything at all, I felt the least I could do was learn something about my heritage.

follow url What I learned was something I already knew – a sharp divide still exists between different factions of Korean-American students. An unspoken, unhealthy, counterproductive pact has been made between what one student categorized as “twinkies,” and “F.O.B.s,” (fresh off the boats) referring to those who have either accustomed or rejected, respectively, “Americanism.”

here We, as Koreans, cannot stand for this type of self-involved discrimination. The “silent war” between Korean Americans and Koreans must end.

منتديات الاسهم السعودية اليوم The self-denigrating “war” between Koreans is frivolous, immature and deconstructive to ourselves. Observing other Asian groups, I began asking myself, “Where has the KSA been, and what has KSA done within the Northeastern and Boston community?” اي المنصات تتداول بالذهب The KSA has done absolutely nothing as an organization because, unlike other Asian communities who work together, we work against each other. Rumors have surfaced of a groups designed specifically for Korean-Americans because of the divide within our own community.

enter site Another Korean organization would be redundant and anything but affirmative. A Korean American student group would continue to acknowledge, accept and alienate the division in the Korean community at Northeastern. With newly elected and appointed e-board members, KSA must make an effort to unite the Koreans at Northeastern. They must also engage themselves as a professional and productive organization, and not just a social club.

source site The time has come to get up, clean up and conduct ourselves as active members of the Northeastern and Boston communities.

طرق سهلة للحصول على المال – Monica Yi is a sophomore graphic design major.

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