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
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
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.
If 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
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
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
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
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
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
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