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Apr 23, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Harvard Freshman Making Waves Running for City Council

posted by Randall
Nadya Okamoto

Nadya Okamoto

A 19-year old Asian American first year student at Harvard hopes to inspire young people to get involved in politics by running herself.

Nadya Okamoto is up against a field of 25 candidates, including eight incumbents. There are nine open seats for the Cambridge City Council near Boston.

Her odds are long, but … Read more

Campus

Apr 17, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Students Call for Hmong American Studies at University of Wisconsin-Madison

posted by Randall

University of Wisconsin-MadisonA group of Hmong American undergraduates are organizing to lobby the University of Wisconsin, Madison, to launch a formal Hmong American Studies program, reported the Wisconsin State Journal.

Wisconsin is home to one of the largest Hmong American populations in the country, but the students face an uphill climb at a time the state … Read more

Campus

Apr 16, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

University Completes Investigation into Racist Anti-Chinese Flyer

posted by Louis Chan

University of Texas Austin Chinese Ethics Course

This flyer was posted at numerous locations on the University of Texas, Austin campus



By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

 

An investigation by the University of Texas, Austin into racist flyers posted around campus has been completed.

A person of interest was investigated, but officials at UT say due to privacy laws, the outcome … Read more

Campus

Apr 15, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Settlements Reached in Sexual Harassment Case against Former Dean of UC Berkeley Law School

posted by Randall
Sujit Choudhry

Sujit Choudhry

The embattled former Chancellor of UC Berkeley law school who was accused of sexual harassment by his accuser has reached a settlement in the case and also in his dispute with the university.

In the settlement made available to AsAmNews, Sujit Choudhry agreed to pay $50,000 to the charities of his accuser … Read more

Campus

Apr 8, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Asian American College Student Missing for Eight Days

posted by Randall
  1. Alycia YeomanThe disappearance of a missing 20-year-old college student from the small Northern California town of Yuba City near Sacramento is attracting national attention.

Alycia “Aly” Yeoman has been missing for eight days now. She was last seen at a residence in Yuba City and has since failed to show up for work.

The search for … Read more

Campus

Apr 5, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Muslim American Student Gets into Stanford after Unique Answer about #BlackLivesMatter

posted by Randall
Ziad Ahmed

Ziad Ahmed speaks at Princeton University in February (via Twitter)

In a school that only accepts one out of every 20 applicants, it takes a lot to stand out.

Ziad Ahmed found a way.

Ahmed, a self described activist, says he was stunned to get his admissions letter to Stanford University, especially after his seemingly … Read more

Campus

Apr 5, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Discrimination Complaint by Asian American Student against Idaho State University Moves Forward

posted by Louis Chan
Jun Yu

Jun Yu

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

The Federal Court in the District of Idaho has handed an Asian American student a legal victory in his discrimination lawsuit against Idaho State University.

The court approved a motion by attorneys for defendant Jun Yu to expand his complaint from three to 18 counts of wrongdoing.… Read more

Campus

Apr 4, 2017 Ξ Leave a comment

Hindu Chaplain Leads the Faithful at University of Southern California

posted by Randall

Varun SoliVarun Soni stands alone among college chaplains.

In a country where Christianity remains the dominant faith, Soni is the only known University chaplain who happens to be Hindu.

Soni was named to the post in 2008. At the time, he was the only non-Christian campus chaplain in the country. Today there are only a handful, … Read more

Campus

Apr 4, 2017 Ξ 2 comments

UPDATE: Student Identified in Racist Flyer Incident at University of Texas, Austin

posted by Louis Chan
University of Texas Austin Chinese Ethics Course

This flyer has been posted at numerous locations on the University of Texas, Austin campus

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

A racist flyer being posted on the University of Texas, Austin campus is causing quite a stir.

The flyer titled “Ethical Lessons to Chinese” has triggered more than 100 complaints to the Campus Crisis … Read more

Campus

Apr 3, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

Stomping Grounds: Celebrating Youth Activism and the Asian American Movement at San Francisco State University

posted by Cathy Sun

Before Gold Became Yellow

By Cathy Sun
AsAmNews Intern

Almost 50 years after the Third World Liberation Strikes of 1968, students at San Francisco State University are celebrating the Asian American movement and identity through Stomping Grounds, a one-night multimedia event. A series of projections, posters, and photography will recall the struggle of former students who fought for … Read more

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