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2017 Reflection on Mental Illness Still being “White-Only”

posted by Sophia Whittemore

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By Sophia Whittemore
AsAmNews Intern

 
I’ve heard it from my own family members.
 
“That (mental illness) is a White person thing.”
 
I might suggest that somebody, a friend or a close neighbor, needs help for a mental illness. I’m quickly dismissed with a wave of the hand and the “go-away-now” comment of, … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jun 14, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on YouTuber Ryan Higa Shares His Secrets

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

Asian Americans

Mar 14, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on New Supplement to Treat Asian Glow. Does it Work?

New Supplement to Treat Asian Glow. Does it Work?

posted by Brittney Le
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By Brittney Le
AsAmNews Intern

You might have heard the term before: “Asian Glow.” Some of your Asian friends, or even you yourself, may get those heavy red blotches on the face, neck, and arms after consuming alcohol. You might not worry that much, though, because you know when you wake up the … Read more

Asian Americans

Jan 7, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Asian Americans Banish the Quiet Stereotype

Asian Americans Banish the Quiet Stereotype

posted by Lisa Dinh
Asian American male model

An Asian American male model shatters the stereotype of AAPI men as unattractive and nerdy

Asian Americans are taking to the media, where they are often stereotyped as quiet and passive,  to boldly and bravely voice their dissenting opinions.

The Huffington Post recently outlined 10 instances when the community made headlines and shattered the silent … Read more

Asian Americans

Irvine City Council Results Fail to Reflect Growing Asian Population

posted by Cathy Sun

While Irvine became the largest city in the United States with more Asian than White residents, it also elected an all-White … Read more

Blogs

Sep 14, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Model Chrissy Teigen Sparks Debate on word Oriental

Model Chrissy Teigen Sparks Debate on word Oriental

posted by Randall

Chrissy TeigenBy Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

Model actress Chrissy Teigen, who recently co-hosted the short-lived day time talk show FabLife on ABC, is embroiled in a twitter war over the word oriental.

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Bad Ass Asians

Daniel Wu Set to Play Lead Role in ‘Into the Badlands’

Daniel Wu Set to Play Lead Role in ‘Into the Badlands’

posted by ShirleyNLew

By Shirley N Lew
AsAmNews New York Correspondent

Isn’t it about time we had an Asian male play the leading man in a drama and being bad ass, I might add?

During New York’s Comic Con this weekend, AMC presented Into The Badlands, a new martial arts drama starring Daniel Wu (Tai Chi Zero) … Read more

Campus

May 24, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on Mediaite: UCSB shooter had a thing about Asians and white women

Mediaite: UCSB shooter had a thing about Asians and white women

posted by Randall

Rodger, ElliotThe man police say killed at least 6 people near the UC Santa Barbara campus, injured 7 others before turning the gun on himself ranted about how Asian men couldn’t attract girls, reports Mediaite  (photo via Facebook).

Elliot Rodger wrote to another Asian man on the website puahate.com:

“Full Asian men are disgustingly

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