Being a teenager can be difficult, but being a thirteen-year-old straight-A student, student body leader, dancer, and fashion model has additional challenges to those faced by most middle schoolers.
“Everyone is very judgmental. At my middle school it is known that I model, and most times I’m expected to always look perfect,” said … Read more
28-year-old Titus Vanguardia Tabotabo III was driving alone on his way home from work last Wednesday and crashed with a police car at the intersection of Martin Luther King Junior and Airport Way, … Read more
By Takuma Okada
In a country raised with the labor of enslaved people, it is heartbreaking but not surprising to read that even recent immigrant families use slavery to uplift themselves. The late Alex Tizon’s story about Eudocia Tomas Pulido in The Atlantic’s June issue exposes his own family to bring this to … Read more
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
The local Filipino community in DeKalb County, Georgia, is using social media in the hopes that they may find leads to the disappearance of Cecilia Bustamante, a 42-year-old Filipino mother of a 7-year-old child.
By Susan Chang
Bruno Mars will be performing at the Super Bowl 50 halftime show. He confirmed his appearance at this year’s show via Instagram.
Mars first performed at the Super Bowl halftime show with the Red Hot Chili Peppers in 2014.
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By Susan Chang
The future of Asian American representation in the music industry has hope in the hands of DJ Richie Menchavez. I was lucky enough to speak with Mr. Menchavez this week, to learn more about his background in the music industry and his music platform and … Read more
The three-time World Series title and two-time Cy Young Award winner, Tim Lincecum, will likely not be wearing the red and orange of the San Francisco Giants in 2016.
For the first time in his career, this 31-year-old Filipino American right-hander will be a free agent.
While many Giants fans will be sad … Read more
By Ed Diokno
Perhaps more than any other sport, Filipinos love their basketball. No … they’re CRAZY for basketball. And it looks like the professional basketball team that has attracted their loyalty is the Golden State Warriors.
If there is any doubt … Read more
Cesar Conde, according to Chicago Artists Resource, is a Filipino American social activist artist and contemporary painter based in Chicago, who uses his paint and brush as powerful tools for sparking critical conversations on social justice and social change. He studied at Angel Academy of Art in Florence, Italy, and his art has been … Read more