By all accounts from his parents, teachers and friends, Tommy Le had turned his life around.
It’s a mystery to all close to the 20 year old what triggered Le to threaten residents in Burien near Seattle, according to the
The threats were so forceful some called 911 to … Read more
A school principal confirms an Asian American middle school student was racially harassed by several men in a neighborhood plastered with flyers from White supremacists.
It happened in Portland, Oregon near Hosford Middle School, reports Raw Story.
The number of students enrolled in Chinese language programs in grades k-12 has doubled in six years from 2009 to 2015, reports New China, a service of the Xinhua News Agency.
A group of Hmong American undergraduates are organizing to lobby the University of Wisconsin, Madison, to launch a formal Hmong American Studies program, reported the Wisconsin State Journal.
Wisconsin is home to one of the largest Hmong American populations in the country, but the students face an uphill climb at a time the state … Read more
In a school that only accepts one out of every 20 applicants, it takes a lot to stand out.
Ziad Ahmed found a way.
Ahmed, a self described activist, says he was stunned to get his admissions letter to Stanford University, especially after his seemingly … Read more
Indiana University Bloomington is preparing for the upcoming Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month celebration. The celebration will take place at the beginning of next week.
The theme of this 18th annual celebration is “belonging.” The month-long celebration involves different activities and events, including a film series, a conference … Read more
By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge
I’m happy to say UC Berkeley is in the news again.
I attended Cal in the late 60’s and student activism was one of the subject matters that contributed to my education. As the years went by and my relationship … Read more
First Lady Michelle Obama has selected Swetha Prabakaran to serve on the inaugural Student Advisory Board of the education campaign Better Make Room, reports The Indian Express. Better Make Room seeks to provide education opportunities for teenagers in the U.S.
The campaign supports Michelle Obama’s Reach Higher Initiative, with the campaign website … Read more
By Ed Diokno