After painstaking trial and error spanning 30+ batches, three years, and three separate mochitsuki’s, we’ve compiled the essential notes for the “Goldilocks” zone of mochi consistency and texture: think not too hard, not too soft… just right.Read Article >>
If someone were to ask me about my childhood, the first memories that would rush into my mind would all revolve around my time spent with my grandmother.Read Article >>
Gia Gunn chats about her journey from dancing Nihon-buyo as a child to RuPaul's Drag Race to self discovery and activism.Read Article >>
New year, new pandemic, new perspective. College during these strange times has taught me to divest myself from a career-oriented approach to education and invest in my personal goals and interests.Read Article >>
Planning for your organization is STILL a challenge given the present circumstances, but not impossible. Here are ways that you can create the mindset and practice to plan proactively.Read Article >>
The Bullet Journal is a life changing method of decluttering your mind and doing more with your time. If you don't agree, maybe you did it wrong.Read Article >>
With so many people having made New Year’s resolutions related to diet and exercise, it is the perfect time to confront what it is that we really value in our lives.Read Article >>
This past June, Okaeri LA hosted the first ever Queer Obon (we think), or a festival designed to bring LGBTQ+ people together in community for this important Buddhist holiday.
Yo! Camp 2023 was one for the ages. Read on.
If I really think about it I know there were many people who thought that my mix of backgrounds was cool throughout my childhood; however, I can’t help but focus on those in my life that made me feel like I didn’t belong.
Learning to balance my frugality alongside some fatherly finance advice.
Tired of somen? Try these Japanese summer dishes out!
I’m here to guide you through the unbearable and excruciating… I mean, FUN AND ACTION-PACKED opportunity of being dragged…BROUGHT to a bases of ball game.
It has been a dream year for Asian Americans in global sport.
When I got cancer, I thought that would be my biggest problem. I was very wrong.
How a mom of two navigates the difficult lesson of inclusivity—which you would think is easy as a minority, but it's a little more complicated.
For the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic, the Intercollegiate Taiko Invitational (ITI) was held at UC Davis, co-hosted by Davis’ Bakuhatsu Taiko Dan and UC Berkeley’s Cal Raijin Taiko. But what’s the big fuss, and why should the community care?
Now that the summer, graduation, and the prospect of the future are inching closer, I thought this might be the perfect time to assuage some of the growing fears around the job search and career transition, especially for our college-aged readers.