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Jan 20, 2018 Ξ Comments are off

Asian American Studies at Penn Struggles to Win Support. UW Student Senate Calls for Pacific Islander Studies

posted by Randall
Asian American Studies at University of Pennsylvania

Photo from University of Pennsylvania

While one ethnic studies program struggles, another potential program has just won support.

The student senate at the University of Washington has voted to support the establishment of a Pacific Islander Studies major, reports The Daily

The resolution was introduced by the Filipino American Student Association (FASA) and the Pacific … Read more

Campus

Jan 18, 2018 Ξ Comments are off

Controversy over Asian American Medical Resident Reignites

posted by Randall
Eugene Gu

Eugene Gu takes a knee in support of protests by NFL players

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is denying it suspended an Asian American resident because of his political views.

In a story first reported by AsAmNews in November, Eugene Gu was placed on probation after his series of tweets about being bullied in the … Read more

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Jan 17, 2018 Ξ Comments are off

Princeton Student Held Prisoner in Iran in Danger

posted by Louis Chan
Rally for Xiyue Wang

A rally for Xiyue Wang was recently held by his alma mater, the University of Washington

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent
Xiyuy Wang Rally

On New Year’s Eve, Xiyue Wang spent his 38th birthday in an Iranian prison.

The American citizen and doctoral student from Princeton is serving a 10-year sentence for espionage following his arrest in … Read more

Campus

Jan 11, 2018 Ξ Comments are off

Decomposed Body of Student Identified

posted by Randall

Silling Man
 
The decomposed body found in an abandoned store in a Georgia mall has been identified as a sophomore at Georgia State University.
 
Gwinnett Police say the co-ed has been identified as Silling Man, reported the
Atlantic Journal Constitution.
 
The cause of her death at this time is a mystery, but there … Read more

Campus

Jan 9, 2018 Ξ 1 comment

Four Frat Members Sentenced to Jail in Fatal Hazing Incident

posted by Randall

Pi Delta Psi HazingViews from the Edge

Four members of a nationwide Asian American college fraternity were jailed for up to two years on Monday  in the killing of a 19-year-old rushee during a hazing ritual. A Pennsylvania judge also banned the fraternity from the state for 10 years.

“This has proved to be the most troubling case … Read more

Campus

Jan 5, 2018 Ξ Comments are off

Filipina American Dreamer Faces Uncertain Future

posted by Brittney Le

Hilario and her parents when they first immigrated. Provided by Kenzi Hilario.

By Brittney Le
AsAmNews Staff Writer

With immigration reform expected to come soon, many undocumented students in the U.S. are uncertain of what the future holds for them. Kenzi Hilario, along with many other undocumented API students, are continuing to work hard to … Read more

Campus

Dec 27, 2017 Ξ Comments are off

Chico State to Expand Hmong Course Offering

posted by Randall

Chico State in Northern California has announced plans to make permanent the Hmong Cultural Roots and Contemporary Issues course.

The Hmong exhibit at the Valene L. Smith Museum of Anthropology on Friday, January 20 2017.
(Jessica Bartlett/ Student Photographer)Chico

The class has been offered several times, but this is the first time it will be … Read more

Campus

Dec 26, 2017 Ξ Comments are off

Duke University Adds Four Asian American Counselors to its Staff

posted by Randall
Duke University

Asian InterVarsity Student Fellowship at Duke , 28% of sthe student population at Duke are Asian/American

Earlier this month, we reported on a surge of racist incidents involving Asian American students at Duke University.

It’s been an issue that dates back to 2015 at the North Carolina college.

Now school officials are responding saying they … Read more

Campus

Dec 26, 2017 Ξ Comments are off

Muslim Girl Savagely Beaten

posted by Randall

Boca Raton Girl BeatenA father in Boca Raton, Florida says his daughter was savagely beaten because she is Muslim.

A video originally published by the father on Facebook shows a group of White girls attacking the 14 year old.

However police say they think the fight was over a boy and had nothing to do with the girl’s … Read more

Campus

Dec 25, 2017 Ξ 1 comment

Harvard Early Acceptance Rate Up for Asian Americans

posted by Louis Chan

Harvard LibrraryBy Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

In the face of a federal investigation into discrimination against Asian Americans, Harvard has announced its rate of acceptance of Asian Americans for the class of 2022 is up.

The university says early admittance of Asian American applicants surged to 24.2 percent this year. That’s up from 21.7 percent … Read more

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