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Scholar-mom. Daughter of immigrants. Asian Americans. Racial politics. College access & equity. Affirmative action. Justice, not just us.

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It's not lost on me that I am the ONLY ONE in my whole gigantic family who has attended a UC. What opportunities ha… https://t.co/EE4KgMFJGm
Retweeted by OiYan Poon#openaccess to this article:🤓 #Comm_college #Students Who Attained a #4YearDegree Accrued Lower #StudentLoanDebt th… https://t.co/c3Es4CvUEs
Retweeted by OiYan Poon @mredshirtshaw You should read The Imperial University and Third University. Opens up more critical ways. @amyhsin @tanyaboza There’s a special issue of Race Ethnicity and Education that focused entirely on quant crit in 2018? 19?College Counseling during Covid is basically trying to convince students and parents to not risk their health & saf… https://t.co/yje83ElBd1
Retweeted by OiYan Poon @DrBritWilliams i couldn't really get into this show. plus, it felt like the white sorority girl version of Mari Ko… https://t.co/3hP2X6ZbfH#YesOnProp16 is our chance to fight systemic discrimination, but don’t take our word for it, you can take theirs:… https://t.co/clNcBaG07E
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9/26
2020
We’re proud to announce the support of former & current CA State Treasurers @JohnChiangCA and @fionama. They know v… https://t.co/sivd44yzrf
Retweeted by OiYan Poon @tjjourian @ColoradoStateU Waste water testingKao Saelee served 22 years in prison, fought wildfires for $1/hour. But when he finished his sentence, he was hande… https://t.co/38TziZGU6X
Retweeted by OiYan PoonADORABLE Asian American kids will throw TEMPER TANTRUMS if you don't vote. #HtownVotes #gotv #GetOutTheVote https://t.co/tkLcCrSCeH
Retweeted by OiYan Poon"Celebrating scholarly inquiry that centers Black Women and Girls is a political act; and, for me as editor of this… https://t.co/qTjF588Xw2
Retweeted by OiYan PoonYikes! @ColoradoStateU has 2 residence halls in quarantine right now, because they found COVID in the sewage. I'm s… https://t.co/oaYNnqnZg2Today was hard. Two teachers I support cried on the phone or in a Zoom with me. Teachers are working their asses of… https://t.co/MkvwsZsvEU
Retweeted by OiYan PoonSerious question for school/university leaders: how will you protect teachers, profs, diversity officers &race work… https://t.co/K85sdnuXEl
Retweeted by OiYan PoonThat list is shockingly long. Only a few African countries escape restrictions. If DHS's new proposed rule goes th… https://t.co/zrG7I1h7tZ
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9/25
2020
Announcing the #ASHE2020 Award Recipients: ASHE awards recognize exemplary achievements and contributions to the st… https://t.co/485jWEouI5
Retweeted by OiYan PoonThose @ASHEoffice award winners this year are 🔥🔥🔥🔥 congrats for @HeatherShotton, @DrJessicaHarris, @XueliWang1, Cin… https://t.co/KGNfbUi5oC
Retweeted by OiYan Poon @sarahlouwou @TheAtlantic I was asked to pick a few to highlight, and found it so incredibly difficult to select ju… https://t.co/kCBLKg51QSAs a teacher (albeit in a graduate program), this essay is so helpful, as I have shifted all of my teaching to incl… https://t.co/AbMhT3XzeMEspecially in this era of remote teaching and learning @chrisemdin reminds readers that teaching is not about manag… https://t.co/qiXMmKmvWTI especially found this essay "on teaching" @TheAtlantic helpful in thinking about how to continue talking with my… https://t.co/cPzgSifPjbThis whole series out of @TheAtlantic "on teaching" is sunshine in an otherwise very dark time. https://t.co/VCw0bgTVdC @territaylor I keep hitting 'donate' and hope that the feelings will go away. @anacweeks @Momademia I was allowed to choose a semester for leave. My kid was due end of March and I didn’t teach… https://t.co/VRWk0yFh1UAn executive order banning antiracism training is an ironic confirmation of Critical Race Theory’s central claim: r… https://t.co/QpEu6LrlcP
Retweeted by OiYan PoonAudit shows ⁦@UofCalifornia⁩ improperly admitted students as favors to donors, family and friends File under: Thi… https://t.co/4YUbxEHTPw
Retweeted by OiYan Poon @akilbello what is a newspaper? Also... breaking news: this tyler herro kid is a problem. @akilbello Ron Burgundy or Gordon Hayward? https://t.co/MI15af4c7i @akilbello i see banjo player for some reason. banjo player in a western?Dear Protestors, Don’t wear anything identifiable later. Plain clothes with no logos. Try to avoid cameras and phon… https://t.co/zrmly3yQty
Retweeted by OiYan Poon.@AOC was asked abt the #BreonnaTaylor decision. What she said (per Hill pool): "it's just weighing really heavy on… https://t.co/vPTIifFjNR
Retweeted by OiYan PoonAnd this man, who is threatening to destroy our democracy if he can't steal the election, has the unmitigated gall… https://t.co/Y4WIbYcR5B
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9/24
2020
Consider signing on: "Educating for Democracy Demands Educating Against White Supremacy: A Statement by U.S. Educat… https://t.co/RX7Y4ubwEr
Retweeted by OiYan PoonHigher education in a momentous US election year: Racism, the pandemic, science, democracy and the public good… https://t.co/c1BPZuJkzz @itsAlexCL @trans_killjoy @atachine @chicanostocracy @ant_duran love this. and love your handwriting!😍I keep checking and double-checking my voter registration. Got an email confirmation yesterday that my mail-in ball… https://t.co/XIWRhDU2p3
9/23
2020
But ok Prop 16 opponents, keep blaming highly qualified students of color. Prop 16/affirmative action would allow p… https://t.co/WUxzCqQObh#PairedText #collegeadmission https://t.co/DqrDltuZpG
Retweeted by OiYan PoonLast week, i had my students respond anonymously to the prompt "Things You Wish Your Professors Knew." With their… https://t.co/z6hbWWddvr
Retweeted by OiYan Poon @DrRema @BravoTV OMG I WOULD WATCH RHOD featuring @DrRema! @DrDLStewart https://t.co/tNS4Pflz1Y"We're using a moment of racial reckoning - people of all backgrounds are seeing that we're not living up to our po… https://t.co/XmoV9xfiap
Retweeted by OiYan Poon @bakerdphd @BravoTV No tech wives? @bakerdphd @BravoTV So what's the word on San Francisco? Will they ever have a series there? @trans_killjoy Listen, between her trolling me on the daily and her high fashion sense, she'd be the character they'd want anyway! @SusanaPhD Her fashion sense is probably more aligned with Bravo anyway. lol. @bakerdphd @BravoTV Professor, your brilliance is a gift in so many ways! this popped out: "We just didn’t find the… https://t.co/4dfVq4mrqm @HigherEdMatt @BravoTV so very very! @lesliedgonzales @bakerdphd Wendy - She's in the JHU School of Ed, but does the commentating on the TV as she's fon… https://t.co/xnDuAck9tuAnother question pondered this past weekend: Why isn't there a Real Housewives of San Francisco @BravoTV? That shou… https://t.co/5mwReqttPU
9/22
2020
I mean... I’d be the most boring housewife ever. 🤷🏻‍♀️Question I’ve been pondering today: why isn’t there a Real Housewives of Chicago @BravoTV? If it’s ever a thing, I’… https://t.co/d6vFm0IIjg @bakerdphd All that said, I'm still waiting on RHOChicago, and ready to be cast! "Tenure? I got it, but I want more… https://t.co/J4R4PhwdVgThis is nothing but absurd bad-faith trolling and I can't say I'm surprised to see it embraced by @rickhess99 and… https://t.co/NJJmhbZAuY
Retweeted by OiYan Poon @Dr_ConstanceL @bakerdphd I also 🤨when someone said she was a tenured prof earlier in the season too. But I have to… https://t.co/Y6MbjBraFm @DrTiffanibelle Same. I agreed to do a few community events this week even though they invited me with very short n… https://t.co/P0BXiK4501 @bakerdphd I did look up her publication record and...👀... it does make sense.Debunking a Prop 16 Myth: Prop 16 will NOT legalize discrimination. The many laws that protect us from discrimina… https://t.co/QtzldUuooA
Retweeted by OiYan PoonThis week has already overwhelmed me. Apologies to everyone trying to schedule/confirm meetings with this week... I… https://t.co/yABaCPANZvThread: The NY Post decided to write an article about the new book by @jselingo I am no New York expert but I don… https://t.co/dJZrmlJhfi
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9/21
2020
You're not grading assignments. You're collecting evidence to determine student progress and pointing them toward… https://t.co/ajZQxADvem
Retweeted by OiYan PoonI love that the same people who assume protesters don’t have jobs are also the people asking why we always have to… https://t.co/3mfEpr0wck
Retweeted by OiYan Poon“Immigrants are responsible for many of the patents created by America’s top research universities. Foreign stude… https://t.co/HcjCXRrlxB
Retweeted by OiYan Poon @ejrdavid @NBA @MiamiHEAT Sir, as an Asian American I can def get behind this 🇵🇭 but only if they get past my team—… https://t.co/4dwRUoF7sSooh can someone start a prestigious fellowship where you get paid to read, no writing, just reading for a year! thank you!
Retweeted by OiYan Poon @BlancaVNYC I think this call out isn’t for Mitch. It’s to get ambivalent D-leaning voters engaged... maybe?Are you an Asian American voting against Trump this election? If yes, please Retweet because I'd like to follow you.
Retweeted by OiYan Poon @EddieRCole I liked Mark Jackson clownin JVG on how he took 6 yrs to graduate. He’s better than me. I woulda asked,… https://t.co/AlPVokpveg @profvinnycho Does she not get any news from other sources? WeChat is terrible, but... trump just banned it soooo 🤷🏻‍♀️I’m kinda annoyed at how JVG went on and on in disbelief that Grant Williams could graduate college in 3 years. Wil… https://t.co/3G46uAI0y9
9/20
2020
@mkotnc @akilbello There are some Black women listed as the first Black student on the list.What year was the first black graduate of flagship state universities? Source: https://t.co/OlQxRwWbPk (which am… https://t.co/duKuJ7RZ32
Retweeted by OiYan PoonPeople on on here operate under the assumption that being harsh = being radical. It's not. We can be generous with… https://t.co/yQB2N14qax
Retweeted by OiYan PoonThis kind of love is awe inspiring. Every time NPR plays this I start crying. 💗 https://t.co/rDkdxobbVHIf Kelly wins in Arizona, he takes office in November 30. I just donated to his campaign and I hope you do too.
Retweeted by OiYan PoonAmy McGrath has a ton of money and no chance to win. Send your donations where they might actually do some good.
Retweeted by OiYan PoonWriting 101 https://t.co/79etdLl8yKI’m rage donating to all 8 listed. https://t.co/RqSlQ95mxR https://t.co/shi43hOSvGLast night I rage donated to @SaraGideon https://t.co/MNbDgwH946Last night I rage donated to @GreenfieldIowa https://t.co/jxYklJj4hELast night I rage donated to @CaptMarkKelly https://t.co/vk1Aqoqt0eMay her memory be a blessed revolution. https://t.co/gS1lCjWofdJust in case there's any question at all about the GOP's shameless duplicitous grasp of power, here's McConnell ref… https://t.co/P5qZbmHuQf
Retweeted by OiYan PoonWith the passing of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, no member of the U.S. Supreme Court has a background as a civil rights law… https://t.co/2BqcVoYFXU
Retweeted by OiYan Poon @DingleTeach https://t.co/h9pQ2rVWXKShe carried too much weight, and for too long. We should live in an America where we only need to send condolences… https://t.co/ys6y77ko9d
Retweeted by OiYan PoonCry tonight if you need to. But fight tomorrow. Because we have to.
Retweeted by OiYan PoonWhile many of us see her as one of the last true warriors, to her family she was a mother and a grandmother. Let’s… https://t.co/ytpcKS1puR
Retweeted by OiYan Poon @wawwin Emotionally making political donations to Senate races now.I just made my first emotionally distraught political donation to #BidenHarris2020 #HarmReductionFirst, RIP to RBG. Second, let’s imagine and create a world where protection for marginalized folks isn’t constan… https://t.co/bz9bN9AHOj
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9/19
2020
I know the popular analysis is going to be “we’re screwed,” and I *feel you.* But nah. RBG didn’t go out like tha… https://t.co/Ul3yBGoDw9
Retweeted by OiYan PoonShe has definitely earned her rest. I’m in tears. My 5 yo asked “what’s wrong?” I told her who RBG was and that she… https://t.co/Ki4kTPUsy5Ruth Bader Ginsburg has earned her rest. May it be glorious. And may God have mercy on the rest of us as we lose an… https://t.co/QH1hIVP1Nn
Retweeted by OiYan PoonAcademia. It won’t kill you today. Or tomorrow. Or next year. But in your gut, I know you know...that if you keep a… https://t.co/OtmFPki25j
Retweeted by OiYan PoonRest in Power RBG. This is devastating, I’m literally in tears. https://t.co/I0tcOCZvzH
Retweeted by OiYan PoonNoooooooo! 😭 https://t.co/Mh6fQb8YkSNoooooooo... RBG. RIP. @jungkimphd @NaseemRdz Actually, scratch that... This is the first time I've heard of K. Au.
9/18
2020

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