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Dec 19, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

Leader Telegram: Hmong Students Call for Greater Racial Tolerance on Univ Of Wisconsin Campus

posted by Randall

 

College CampusStudent leaders of the Hmong community at the University of Wisconsin-Eu Claire called on the administration to take a stronger stand against racism on campus, reported the Leader Telegram.

Members of the Hmong Student Association say the racism can range from the subtle like a stare or smirk to to the overt, like the racist … Read more

Campus

Dec 12, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

Too Expensive to Study Asian American Health?

posted by Randall

A study by the Institution of Asian American Health at UMass finds there’s not enough data on Asian Americans to make a difference in combating the high disparities the community faces in Hep B & diabetes cases. The excuse health professionals give is that its too expensive to study Asian Americans, as if #AAPIs don’t … Read more

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Dec 11, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

Student Senators pass bill to create new humanities minor

posted by Randall

Student senators at University of Florida vote to urge adoption of an Asian American studies minor. The Independent Florida Alligator reported the campus already has an African American studies, minor, Latin American studies minor and an Native American studies minor. Courses that would be required for Asian Am Studies minor are already popular on campus … Read more

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Dec 11, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

Combating the model minority myth

posted by Randall

Asian American students bear the burden of the model minority myth, according to an article in The Vista.  AAPIs more likely to be enrolled in two year college than a university.  They are also likely to get a lower salary than their white counterparts.

Have you personally benefitted or been hurt by the image Read more

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Dec 11, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

New Study Measures Quality of Life for Asian American Youth

posted by Randall

A new report out finds the quality of life among Asian American youth not as good as white youth, according to GoodTherapy.org.  Asian Americans fared worst on self-worth, physical quality of life & well being.  AAPI youth are doing better than black & Hispanics, but only if the Asians are from a higher socio-economic … Read more

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Dec 11, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

Taking a Stand Against Campus Hate

posted by Randall

Back to back racist incidents spark renewed calls for diversity requirement on UCLA campus. Asian women called “Honkie white boy worshipping whores.” UCLA is the only University of California campus without  a diversity requirement, according to 18 Million Rising.

Have you ever been a victim of racism on campus? Let us know.Read more

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