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The Independent: Don’t Call @MindyKaling an Indian Woman Comedian

posted by Randall

 

mindy projectMindy Kaling can best the best of them. The star and creator of the Mindy Project doesn’t just want to be compared to other Indian comics. She wants to take on the world, reports The Independent.

I never want to be called the funniest Indian female comedian that exists,” Kaling recently told New … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

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MTV: @JessicaESanchez Rooting for Girl Power on @AmericanIdol

posted by Randall

 

 

Jessica Sanchez

Jessica Sanchez with her stylist

Jessica Sanchez told MTV it’s time to end the streak of boy champions on American Idol.

“Boys have been winning ‘American Idol’ … I mean they’ve been on a winning streak,” she said. “I was hoping to break that streak last year. I think that was the only … Read more

Campus

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Times of India: Supporters of Narendra Modi Condemn Wharton Decision to Withdrawal Invitation to Speak

posted by Randall

 

Narendra ModiControversial Indian leader Narendra Modi will speak to U.S. audiences after all.

The Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania this week rescinded an invitation to speak after pressure from Indian American professors at Penn.

Now the Overseas Friends of BJP have invited Modi to address via satellite audiences in Chicago & … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

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Chicago Tribune: Man Behind The Rapid growth of Chicago’s Chinatown Dead at 89.

posted by Randall

 

John TanChicago Chinatown community leader and developer John Tan is dead at the age of 89, reported the Chicago Tribune.  Tan is widely seen as the man behind Chinatown Square at the vacant Santa Fe rail yard site. The Square is now a combination of housing, high rise senior living center  and commercial real … Read more

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Deadspin: America’s Next Gymnastic Darling May Be Katelyn Ohashi (Video)

posted by Randall

 

Katelyn OhashiWith the Olympic Gold Medal winning Fierce 5 barely in the rear view mirror, the next group of gymnastic stars for the U.S. is already beginning to take shape. Katelyn Ohashi of Texas may be on the top of the heap, reports Deadspin

The 15-year old is the 2011 junior national champion and the … Read more

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Zeibiz: @AmericanIdol Judges Give Thumbs Down to Filipino American Contestant

posted by Randall

 

Adriana LatonioIt was a bad night for Adriana Latonio on American Idol. The Filipino American contestant from Alaska is one of ten women contestants left on the show.

Last night she competed against all ten of them, and five will be eliminated based on voting from fans.

If viewers listen to the judges, Latonio is … Read more

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GMA News: Filipino Americans Demand Reinstatement of Asian Studies Official

posted by Randall

 

Mukhi, SunitaFilipino American writers and artists are demanding the reinstatement of the director of the Wang Center’s Asian and Asian American Programming at Stony Brook University in New York, reports GMA News.

“It is with much wistfulness that I inform you that my Directorship of the Wang Center’s Asian and Asian American Programming is … Read more

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Air Force News Service: First Chinese American Woman Aviator Remembered

posted by Randall

A story published today by the Air Force News Service  paid homage to Hazel Ying Lee, the first Chinese-American woman aviator and the first Chinese-American woman to fly for the United States military.

She joined the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) and ferried planes from factories to air bases. Hazel named each … Read more

Community Issues

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The Indian Express: Immigration Advocates Push for More Green Cards for Skilled Workers

posted by Randall

Statue of LibertyThe Indian Express reports American immigration advocates testified at a House Subcommittee yesterday calling for making green cards an avenue for sponsoring employers to recruit new workers and to eliminate the need to rely on the often cumbersome H-1B status.

“Create incentives for employers to petition for green cards at the beginning of the employment … Read more

Blogs

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Wealthy Chinese International Students Drive U.S. Real Estate and Luxury Goods Markets

posted by Gracie Zheng

Luxury goodsMost American students live a college life of going to school, working late night shifts at the local diner or flipping burgers at McDonalds and at the same time worrying about how to pay off the student loans. It’s a different story for some Chinese students studying in the United States, according to a news … Read more

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