The director of Asian Pacific Islander American Affairs at UF, Alexander Cena, wrote an open letter to inform students of the discovery.
The flyers with the caption Happy Fortune Buffet written in chop suey font offered cash for dogs and referred … Read more
“All official documents would be in English as well as they should be,” State Sen. Don Balfour (R-Snellville) said.
The Asian American Legal Advocacy Center is among … Read more
Opponents of a push to remove a ban on race based admissions at California public universities are focusing their efforts on Asian Americans to stop it(photo by Maveric2003).
Cal State University Los Angeles, following contentious debate, has voted to require students take at least one course on race and ethnicity before they graduate, reports Inside Higher Ed.
Some communities such as Fremont, Milpitas and Cupertino are now majority Asian American.
“Today we’re receiving about three times as many immigrants from Asia as from Latin America (including Mexico), ” said Hans Johnson … Read more
The Chancellor of the Cal State University system has asked a task force to look at the impact of funding cuts in Ethnic Studies programs system wide, reports the State Hornet(photo from Cal State Fullerton).
The budget cuts and reorganization of the programs have drawn criticism for diminishing the programs.
Chancellor Timothy White … Read more
Asian American student conferences on both coasts encouraged AAPI students to craft a professional image, to overcome stereotypes and to learn to better deal with cultural conflicts(Photo from ECAASU.com: “Cynthia Luo, ECAASU Blog Editor, speaking to Secretary of Education Arne Duncan about one of her students).
This past weekend, the East Coast Asian American … Read more
The South Dakota House has passed a bill 60-10 that would ban abortions based on the sex of the fetus with several supporters citing the state’s growing Asian American population as the reason it was necessary, reports Mother Jones.
“Many of you know I spent 18 years in Asia,” State Rep Stace Nelson said. … Read more
A new bill introduced in New York would prohibit physical contact and activities during pledge ceremonies, reports Fox NY.
The bill is called Michael’s law and is named after Chun Michael Deng, who died during a fraternity event in December.
The coroner has ruled Deng’s death a homicide, but no charges have been … Read more