Summer 2019 / 008
Arts & Entertainment
Attention, Siren fans! Alex Chester interviews actor Aylya Marzolf, discussing what it’s like to be a Hapa actress in Hollywood and of course Siren on Freeform.
Issue 008 of Hapa Reads See which books our writers and staff are currently reading or just finished!
Check out our interview with Charles Melton from “The Sun is Also a Star,” now in theaters. Charles discusses growing up in a Korean-American household, his experience filming the movie, and what it’s like being a mixed race Asian-American in Hollywood.
Being a dad can be challenging and it brings new adventures every day. You don’t always have to have everything figured out. Check out our resident Hapa dad’s latest piece on making friends with other parents.
Hapa Mag content editor Lauren Hardie opens up about her experience as a Chinese-Jamaican living in the United States. Check out her perspective here, as well as interviews with fellow Chinese-Jamaicans.
Guest contributor Nathan Liu shares his opinion on the effects of the recently released Crazy Rich Asians movie. How are Asians and Asian-Americans represented in the film, and what does Nathan have to say about it?
Issue 008 letter from our editor in chief, Alex Chester.
Hapa Mag guest Chrissy Pardo begins her series of mid-century American recipes with this ambrosia salad piece. Check it out here!
It’s been requested, and it’s finally here! …so two thousand and late. Alison, Sam, and HM guest Christian recorded the Spicy Ramen Challenge for your viewing pleasure. Very ASMR. Watch the video here! Only 3 min. long, you have the time.
New recipe alert! Check out this yummy soy sauce ginger chicken dish contributed by Hapa Mag guest Misa Chien.
This is it! It’s boba time for all our boba baes out there! The Hapa Mag staff shares their favorite boba/bubble tea flavors and choices with you all. Check it out!
Summer 2019 is here! The Hapa Mag staff shares their favorite summer activities with everyone here. Need some ideas, or curious to know what we love? Read up right here!
The Hapa Mag staff shares their favorite ice cream flavors here. Check out some classics and new flavors here! Comment your favorite flavor, or share with us your favorite ice cream shop!
The Hapa Mag staff their choice of sunscreen as we enter summer of 2019. Check out their picks here!
Lifestyle & Health
Guest contributor Jean Goto writes about the realities of climate change and what we can do to take steps towards action. Want to learn more or how you can do your part? Read here!
Our resident Hapa Mag esthetician, Autumn Henry, breaks down how useful all these gadgets and tools for skincare really are. How much is too much, and which are the most effective? Read Autumn’s advice here!
With so much discussion surrounding the Alabama abortion ban, Hapa Mag creator Alex Chester reached out to the community for personal stories and opinions regarding fetal heartbeat laws. Included in this piece are three perspectives from Alex herself, guest contributor Maya Caufield, and a submission from an attorney wishing to remain anonymous. Read more here.
Any runners or want to be runners out there? Frequent guest contributor Celia Mei Rubin shares her experience running a 15K with everyone. Read more here.