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Mar 23, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Indiana University Preps for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Celebration

posted by Jiayi Sun
Indiana University Asian Culture Center

Photo by Dottie Day

Indiana University Bloomington is preparing for the upcoming Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month celebration. The celebration will take place at the beginning of next week.

 

The theme of this 18th annual celebration is “belonging.” The month-long celebration involves different activities and events, including a film series, a conference Read more

Campus

Mar 22, 2017 Ξ 3 comments

Coach Mocks Asian American Player During Game

posted by Len Patel

Galileo High SchoolThe baseball coach at Galileo High School in San Francisco has been accused by two parents of screaming at an Asian American player while mocking him with a fake Chinese accent.

The account in the San Francisco Chronicle by columnists Phil Matier and Andy Ross has been substantiated by two parents.

Nakia Kashima, a parent … Read more

Asian Americans

Mar 14, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

New Supplement to Treat Asian Glow. Does it Work?

posted by Brittney Le
Alcohol Bee's Knees

by Wshenton

By Brittney Le
AsAmNews Intern

You might have heard the term before: “Asian Glow.” Some of your Asian friends, or even you yourself, may get those heavy red blotches on the face, neck, and arms after consuming alcohol. You might not worry that much, though, because you know when you wake up the … Read more

Asian Americans

Mar 10, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Asian American Professors file Discrimination Lawsuit Against University of Michigan

posted by Brittney Le

University of MichiganBoth a former and current faculty member of the University of Michigan  are filing a lawsuit claiming racial discrimination and harassment, reports The Michigan Daily.

The plaintiffs are seeking over $25,000 in damages, claiming that the discrimination they have suffered at the university has led to lost salaries and emotional harm. Scott Kurashige was … Read more

Campus

Mar 7, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Likely Lawsuit to Allege UT Austin Discriminates Against Asian Americans

posted by Randall

University of Texas at Austin

University of Texas at Austin

The same anti-affirmative group that twice went to the U.S. Supreme Court to sue the University of Texas, Austin, for discrimination is laying the groundwork for a third lawsuit.
 
My Statesman reports Students for Fair Admissions is recruiting students who feel they were unfairly rejected for a possible case.… Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Mar 5, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Unparalleled Success for University of Chicago Men’s Tennis Team

posted by Randall
University of Chicago Men's Tennis

Photo: The University of Chicago men’s tennis team, fourth-place finishers in NCAA championship

By Timothy Farrell
University Athletic Association

(Editor’s note: This is part three of a four part series. Part 1 looked at how the four Asian American standouts ended up at the University of Chicago together. Part 2 examined how their arrival changed Read more

Campus

Mar 5, 2017 Ξ 18 comments

Former Director of APIA Student Affairs Responds to Accusations

posted by Randall

Krystie NguyenBy Krystie Nguyen

(Note from Editor: Last week, AsAmNews reported on the resignation of Krystie Nguyen as director of APIA Student Affairs at the University of Florida. Today we are publishing Nguyen’s side of the story)

There are several articles in the Alligator highlighting the Multicultural and Diversity Affairs (MCDA) office at the University of … Read more

Campus

Mar 3, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Controversial Muslim Poster at UC San Diego Backfires

posted by Randall

Muslim Incarceration Poster

This poster distributed at UC San Diego was intended to mimic the evacuation order of Japanese Americans during WWII seen to the right.


 
Incarceration orders to Japanese AmericansA poster that mirrored the evacuation order directed at Japanese Americans during World War II has sparked an uproar at the University of California, San Diego, reports NBC San Diego.
 … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Mar 3, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

The Year the University of Chicago Tennis Team Recruited Four Asian American Standuts

posted by Randall
University of Chicago Tennis1

Photo: Luke Tsai, Nick Chua, David Liu, Peter Leung

By Timothy Farrell
University Athletic Association

From four different regions, the 2015-16 University of Chicago men’s tennis freshmen class has come together as part of the most successful, and perhaps the closest, teams in program history.

“None of us really knew each other beforehand, which was … Read more

Campus

Mar 3, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Tibetan Soccer Team Denied Entry to U.S.

posted by Randall

Tibet Women's Soccer Team

Members of the Tibet Women’s Soccer Team


 
By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

 

The ever-shifting and uneven enforcement of who can, and cannot, enter the U.S. has claimed another victim: The Tibet Women’s Soccer team.
 
Fifteen players of a Tibetan women’s soccer team have been refused U.S. visas as guests of … Read more

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