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Bad Ass Asians

Jan 2, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Marcus Mariota Headed to College Football’s First National Championship

Marcus Mariota Headed to College Football’s First National Championship

posted by Randall

Marcus MariotaThe first Pacific Islander to win a Heisman Trophy will play in college football’s first National Championship (graphic by Dave Sizer).

Marcus Mariota led his Oregon Ducks to a stunning 59 – 20 victory over the Florida State Seminoles at the Rose Bowl New Year’s Day.

 
Mariota threw for 2 touchdowns and 338 … Read more

Asian Americans

Jan 1, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Your Asian American Guide to New Year’s & the Year That Was

Your Asian American Guide to New Year’s & the Year That Was

posted by Randall

Happy New Year 2015From those who touched the Asian American community in so many ways and have left us to the Rose Parade and its numerous Asian American-themed floats, here’s your Asian American guide to New Year’s and the year that was(Graphic by Luke Ma).

Rafu Shimpo: Little Tokyo Welcomes the Year of the Sheep

First Sikh-themed Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jun 8, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on Corvallis Gazette Times: The Japanese American banned from playing in the Rose Bowl

Corvallis Gazette Times: The Japanese American banned from playing in the Rose Bowl

posted by Randall

Jack YoshiharaStories of early Asian Americans who overcame racism in sports have always fascinated me (Photo from Oregon State yearbook).

While these stories are far and few between, they are out there and they need to be told.

The Corvallis Gazette Times recently told the story of Jack Yoshihara.

He played for Oregon State College, but … Read more

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