Tuesday 21st February 2017,

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Feb 21, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Anti-Muslim and Immigrant Flyers Posted at University of Texas

posted by Randall

Vanguard TexasA town hall meeting has been called by the chancellor of the University of Texas after anti-Muslim and anti-immigrant flyers were found on campus, reports The Statesman.
The flyers proclaimed “imagine a Muslim-free America” and “A notice to all citizens of the United States of America, it is your civic duty to report … Read more


Feb 20, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

I Am Muslim Too Rallies Held Across Country. Asian American Theater Company Joins Movement

posted by Randall

I am Muslim Too rally in Los Angeles

I am Muslim Too rallies were held in cities nationwide including one in Los Angeles

Muslims and Muslims alike in at least nine cities participated in I Am Muslim Too Rallies Sunday.
The rallies were held from New York to Los Angeles with such protestors as Chelsea Clinton and Edward James Olmos joined … Read more


Feb 14, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Hindu Americans Object to Portrayal of their Religion in California Textbooks

posted by Randall
Hindu Temple, Dallas, TX

Photo by: Andreas Praefcke – via Wikimedia Commons

By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

A Hindu American advocacy group filed a civil rights lawsuit in federal court last week against public school officials at the California Department of Education, State Board of Education, and several school districts throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.


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Feb 13, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Bill Would Mandate Ethnic Studies be Offered to Students in Texas

posted by Randall
Sylvia Garcia

Texas State Senator Sylvia Garcia is one of eight sponsors of a bill mandating that Texas middle and high schoolers be offered ethnic studies classes

Following the lead of California, Texas is now moving towards requiring ethnic studies be taught in public schools, reports the Dallas News.

A bill sponsored by eight members of … Read more


Feb 8, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

UC Berkeley’s Undocumented Student Program: It Can Be on Your Campus, Too

posted by Randall
UC Berkeley 1960's protest

Student activism is alive and well in Berkeley.

By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge
I’m happy to say UC Berkeley is in the news again.

I attended Cal in the late 60’s and student activism was one of the subject matters that contributed to my education. As the years went by and my relationship … Read more

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Feb 6, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Indian American Teen Discovers Cost-Effective Way to Make Salt Water Drinkable

posted by Brittney Le

Drinking water

By Roger McLassus

An Indian American high school student has recently discovered a novel, cost-effective way to turn salt water into fresh water in his high school lab in Portland, reports KPTV.
Chaitanya Karamchedu is now attracting the attention of scientists across the country, as finding affordable ways to make ocean water drinkable … Read more


Feb 3, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Wellesley Student to Produce Boston’s First Report on Asian Americans

posted by Randall
Tanvee Varma

Tanvee Varma

A junior at Wellesley University in Massachusetts is leading the effort to produce the first ever report on Asian Americans in the Boston area, reports
Wellesley News.

Tarnee Varma hopes her report will help the state legislature to create laws and policies benefiting the Asian American community.

The idea of compiling the … Read more


Feb 2, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Dorm Doors of Asian Students at Columbia Vandalized

posted by Randall

Columbia UniversityThe mere sight of a non-western Asian name apparently was enough to inspire a vandal to rip off name plates on dormitory doors at Columbia University.
The Bwog reports among the dorms hit have been EC and Shapiro, but there have been others as well. Both foreign students and Asian American students have been … Read more


Jan 27, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Teacher Arrested after Allegedly Paying Student to Keep Sexual Relationship Quiet

posted by Randall

Sandy DoanA middle school teach in Dallas has been arrested on charges of having sexual relations with a 14-year-old student, reports the Dallas Morning News.

Authorities say Sandy Doan, 27, paid the boy $28,000 to keep quiet about their sexual fling, but the boy’s mother found out about it and approached police.

The mother told … Read more


Jan 6, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Indian American Girl Selected by Michelle Obama for Student Advisory Board

posted by Brittney Le
Swetha Prabakaran

Swetha Prabakaran

First Lady Michelle Obama has selected Swetha Prabakaran to serve on the inaugural Student Advisory Board of the education campaign Better Make Room, reports The Indian Express. Better Make Room seeks to provide education opportunities for teenagers in the U.S.

The campaign supports Michelle Obama’s Reach Higher Initiative, with the campaign website … Read more


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