By Shriya Dharmapurikar We consume media every single day. Whether it’s the morning scroll through social media, the song on the car ride to work, or the late night movie binge, the media we consume […]
Eight months ago we went into lockdown because of the rapid spread of COVID-19. Some people have even begun calling it the “China Virus”, or “Kung-Flu” after the virus was first identified in Wuhan, China last year. I’m Asian American, so these reports made me feel fearful, and disappointed. I was curious to see if Anti-Asian hate crimes have surged in my hometown of Berkeley, California.