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As Real As It Gets

As Real As It Gets

Tracy Lai November 16, 2011 Comments Off

What two students learned from their experience interning at a labor union. The following are their reflections. He Li He Li recently graduated from the University of Washington. He had an APALA fellowship which

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This Issue’s InspirAsianal IE Reader: Cindy Tien

This Issue’s InspirAsianal IE Reader: Cindy Tien

The International Examiner August 3, 2011 Comments Off

Meet this edition’s InspirAsianal IE Reader — spotlighting you, the readers of the Examiner! Our non-profit news enterprise has shared the stories of our community for over 35 years — thanks to the support

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Dear Representatives… What’s Anti-Youth is Anti-Community

Dear Representatives… What’s Anti-Youth is Anti-Community

The International Examiner April 6, 2011 Comments Off

In partnership with the Statewide Poverty Action Network’s Teens in Action and the International Examiner, youth share their concern and outrage over the so-called “Racial-Profiling/Anti-Gang Bill”, which they believe threatens their community.

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Not as Easy as “Just Say ‘No’”

Not as Easy as “Just Say ‘No’”

IE Youth Contributor January 19, 2011 Comments Off

High school is full of temptations and traps - drugs being one of them.

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Where Are Our Role Models?

Where Are Our Role Models?

IE Youth Contributor December 15, 2010 Comments Off

A high-schooler asks why media provides no one for ethnic teens to look up to.

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A Recipe For Disaster: School Food Bites

A Recipe For Disaster: School Food Bites

IE Guest Contributor November 16, 2010 Comments Off

our youth writer shares her opinion regarding the on-going battle with unhealthy school cafeteria food

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Everyone Needs To Play a Role To End Bullying

Everyone Needs To Play a Role To End Bullying

The International Examiner November 3, 2010 Comments Off

Have you ever been a victim of bullying or have been a bully yourself? If you have, you know what bullying feels like. Bullying is a behavior that encompasses teasing, harassment, threats, and physical

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Typhoon Ketsana’s Impact

Typhoon Ketsana’s Impact

Monique Le Phung December 2, 2009 1

“Did you know about the storm that hit Vietnam and the Philippines? How do you feel about what happened to our parent’s homeland?” I asked a friend, My Hoa Nguyen. “It’s horrifying and depressing,”

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School Haters

School Haters

Amy Lee September 16, 2009 1

“More than a third (37 percent) of teens admit that they are sometimes teased or picked on at school, and boys are slightly more likely than girls to say this happens to them, according

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