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Dec 13, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

Jeremy Lin truly an International Sensation

posted by Randall

Jeremy Lin has once again proven what an international sensation he has become. He was among the most top trending search terms in the Philippines on Google, according to GMA.  American Idol runner up Jessica Sanchez also made the list.… Read more

Politics

Dec 13, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

First Inaugural Ball Planned by Indian Americans for President Obama

posted by Randall

The first Inaugural ball ever organized by Indian Americans will be held to celebrate the re-election of President Barack Obama, reports The Daily Pioneer .  It will be held two days before he takes the oath of office for the 2nd time. The newly formed Indiaspora will be used to support Indian Americans at all … Read more

Community Issues

Dec 12, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

Washington DC’s Chinatown to Go Green

posted by Randall

It  pays to have the offices of the  American Society of Landscape Architecture in your neighborhood.  ASLA planners envision a greener Chinatown in Washington, DC. New bicycle safe lanes alongside pedestrian friendly streets are proposed.  The plan would also include more sitting areas.

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Bad Ass Asians

Dec 12, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

Why Houston Rockets Want to Get Ball Into Jeremy Lin’s Hands More

posted by Randall

basketballIf you listen to the skeptics, you’d think Jeremy Lin is a bust less than a quarter into the season. But the Capital New York reports that the  Houston Rockets know better than that. Coach Kevin McHale, back after a month absence due to the recent death of his daughter, has announced he wants to … 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

Community Issues

Dec 12, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

Half of Those With Hep B In US Are Asian American

posted by Randall

 

A story in Medill Reports paints a grim picture for Asian Americans. Wow, did you know that half of those with Hep B in the United States are Asian Americans? I knew it was high, but man, that’s high. I double checked it and a report from the Office of Minority Health said the … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 12, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

Nothing Wrong With Jeremy Lin That a Midrange Jumper Won’t Cure

posted by Randall

An article in Dime breaks down what’s going right and what’s going wrong with Jeremy Lin’s game this season. Assists, steals and the three point shot remain strong parts of his game. But an analysis of where he’s most effective finds that his midrange jumper has left him. This is something that can be fixed. … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 12, 2012 Ξ Comments are off

Better Together? Jeremy Lin & James Harden Not Meshing

posted by Randall

Could this be a bad sign? Jeremy Lin had his best game as a Houston Rocket with James Harden on the bench with a sprained ankle. This is similar to when Linsanity took off in New York with Carmelo Anthony and Amare Stoudemire on the bench.  Ben Watanabe in NESN  writes  the two need to … Read more

Campus

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

Campus

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.

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