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Star Trek: Discovery to Debut on CBS

posted by Sophia Whittemore

Star Trek Discovery

Star Trek Discovery will get its official launch on CBS on September 24 before moving permanently to the network’s All Access digital arm, reports the Los Angeles Times.

Both the first and second episodes of the 15 show prequel will air on CBS and will be made available right after that for streaming. All future … Read more

Asian Americans

Halal Tacos for Ramadan – Muslim and Latinx Communities Unite

posted by Sophia Whittemore

By Sophia Whittemore
AsAmNews Intern

I’m happy to say that I’ll be attending an Idul Fitri/Lebaran celebration in Chicago with my mother at a party hosted by our Indonesian community. For Indonesian Muslims, Idul Fitri is the term in Bahasa for Eid al-Fitr, or the end of the holy month of Ramadan where my mother’s … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Karan Brar’s Powerful Father’s Day Letter

posted by Sophia Whittemore
Karan Brar

Karan Brar

Karan Brar-if you don’t know who he is, a quick IMDb search will quickly set you on the right track. He’s a multilingual (English, Hindi and Punjabi) Indian actor who got his first major role at only age 11 in Diary of a Wimpy Kid and then a recurring role on Disney Channel. … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

YouTuber Ryan Higa Shares His Secrets

posted by Sophia Whittemore

Ryan HigaBy Sophia Whittemore
AsAmNews Intern

I’ll say it here.

What CAN’T Ryan Higa do?

My friend brought me to YouTube around 3rd or 4th grade, revealing a world of banana videos and unicorns and parodies… so many parodies. YouTube has been a great source of fun, befuddlement, and a producer of our favorite … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

May 12, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on APARTY, a Musical Celebration for Asian Pacific Heritage Month

APARTY, a Musical Celebration for Asian Pacific Heritage Month

posted by Takuma Okada
Alex Sun-Liu,AKA Lex

Alex Sun-Liu,AKA Lex

By Takuma Okada
AsAmNews Intern

 

What Is APARTY?

APARTY
[uh-PAHRT-ee]

adjective
1. With the characteristics of being a part of something.
2. With the characteristics of being separate, or set apart, from something.

noun
1. A social gathering of guests. Synonyms: party.
2. A music showcase curated by LEX for Read more

Blogs

May 9, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Lea Salonga talks about Miss Saigon and the role she originated

Lea Salonga talks about Miss Saigon and the role she originated

posted by Takuma Okada
Lea Salonga. Photo by Lia Chang

Lea Salonga. Photo by Lia Chang

The smash-hit musical Miss Saigon has returned to Broadway. The revival is nominated for two Tony Awards, including Best Revival and Best Actress in a Musical for young Eva Noblezada in the role of Kim. Noblezada, a Mexican and Filipino American, was only 17 years old when she was … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Mar 4, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Quiet Tiny Asian: A Humorous Guide for Asian Women in America

Quiet Tiny Asian: A Humorous Guide for Asian Women in America

posted by Brittney Le
SJ Son

SJ Son in It’s an Asian Thing

What is it like to be an Asian woman in America? Well, the comedy duo SJ & Ginny created a wonderful video series called Quiet Tiny Asian to show just that, as it features an Asian American woman exposing her baby niece to The Woman’s Guide to Being Read more

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Mom Turns Asian American Family Antics into Hit Comic Book

posted by Cathy Sun

Samuelism Mother's Day

By Cathy Sun
AsAmNews Intern

An Asian American mother in Maryland has turned funny stories about her family into a comic book that debuted as the number 1 new release in the comic strip section of Amazon. Cindy Goh’s book, Samuelism: C Starts with Cookie  is mostly based upon the unfiltered and ridiculous thoughts of … Read more

Asian Americans

Indian-Origin NASA Scientist Detained and Forced to Unlock Phone

posted by Cathy Sun
Sidd Bikkannavar

NASA employee Sidd Bikkannavar is seen on the right in this picture from his Facebook page.

An Indian American who works for NASA says he was detained at the U.S. border during his return trip to the U.S. from South America four days after President Trump issued his now stalled Muslim ban.

Sidd Bikkannavar, 35, … Read more

Chinese American

Feb 9, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on John Chiang Gains Momentum in California Gubernatorial Race

John Chiang Gains Momentum in California Gubernatorial Race

posted by Cathy Sun

John Chiang 
John Chiang’s campaign for Governor of California is picking up speed.
 
According to the Los Angeles Times, Chiang’s most recent financial report revealed that he raised $4.2 million in 2016, almost matching the amount raised by Democratic frontrunner Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom in the same year.
 
Chiang, the state treasurer, has … Read more

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