Habin Hwang , Staff Writer February 20, Before groups such as BTS entered the modern media scene, Korea was as foreign of a nation as Oz to most individuals across America. This was part of the reason why, when my mother saw a Caucasian girl dressed in a traditional Korean dress, hanbok, on Halloween, she was elated—an excitement I shared with her as a kindergartener. With the entrance of not only Korean, but other Asian cultures into mass media over the past decade, individuals of all races have taken interest in both the linguistic and social aspects of the diverse Asian countries. Emerging from Taiwanese culture was the popular drink, boba, and Chinese takeout, though frequently criticized for being heavily westernized, became a staple in the diets of many. The demand for Korean, Japanese and Mandarin language classes caused a plethora of curriculum revisions in many schools, as enthusiastic students began enrolling in such language courses to gain exposure to not only the language, but also the cultures of the countries that spoke these languages.
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After Ms. Daum, 18, shared pictures on social media of her prom night, a Twitter user named Jeremy Lam hotly responded in a post that has been retweeted nearly 42, times. Some Twitter users who described themselves as Asian-American seized on Ms. Other Asian-Americans said the criticism was silly. When the furor reached Asia, though, many seemed to be scratching their heads. Far from being critical of Ms. Daum, who is not Chinese, many people in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan proclaimed her choice of the traditional high-necked dress as a victory for Chinese culture.
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A promenade dance , commonly called a prom , is a dance party for high school students. It may be offered in semi-formal black tie or informal suit for boys, and evening gowns for girls. This event is typically held near the end of the school year. There may be individual junior 11th grade and senior 12th grade proms or they may be combined. At a prom, a "prom king" and a "prom queen" may be revealed.