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Change, do we really need it?

Change, do we really need it?

Huy X. Le September 1, 2010 Comments Off on Change, do we really need it?

Now that Jameelah and I are married, people come up to us and ask “So what’s it like being married?” Being married, like being in love, or running for Senate, or eating your first

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Fight Crime with Prevention

Fight Crime with Prevention

Michael Yee September 1, 2010 Comments Off on Fight Crime with Prevention

“Public safety is our number one concern.” I hear it at resident meetings and business meetings. Seattle Police Department (SPD) officials, the Mayor and City Council members all say that improving public safety is

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Being Gay Asian American

Being Gay Asian American

Lisa Wong September 1, 2010 Comments Off on Being Gay Asian American

Young, American-raised Asian and Pacific Islanders (API) who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) often have to choose whether their ethnic or sexual identity will take precedence, according to a study published

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Talk Story,Talk Sex

Talk Story,Talk Sex

Ann Kim Novakowski September 1, 2010 Comments Off on Talk Story,Talk Sex

Despite these hard economic times, one hopes that each of us can find reasons to celebrate. It may be the birth of a child or our parent’s 60th birthday. In these hard economic times,

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Technology in Education: Hurts or Helps?

Technology in Education: Hurts or Helps?

Paul Kim September 1, 2010 Comments Off on Technology in Education: Hurts or Helps?

Over the years, technology has become an important part of young people’s lives. From text messaging on cell phones to communicating via Facebook, young people now have many ways to find entertainment and engage

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The Ethnic Cleansing of American Ethnic Studies

The Ethnic Cleansing of American Ethnic Studies

Larry Yu September 1, 2010 Comments Off on The Ethnic Cleansing of American Ethnic Studies

“Who controls the past controls the future; who controls the present controls the past” — George Orwell The state of Arizona is known for many notable attractions: the majestic Grand Canyon, the scenic desert

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The Cyber Game Obsession Among APIs

The Cyber Game Obsession Among APIs

Abe Vu September 1, 2010 Comments Off on The Cyber Game Obsession Among APIs

Video games have come a long way from the beloved ‘Pac-man’, to the glory days of the ‘Super Mario Brothers’ on the 8-bit Nintendo entertainment system. In today’s society, video games have penetrated our

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7 Things Not to Say To or Ask an Asian American Youth

7 Things Not to Say To or Ask an Asian American Youth

Houng Nguyen September 1, 2010 Comments Off on 7 Things Not to Say To or Ask an Asian American Youth

1. “Where are you from? No, where are you really from?” This question instantly gives an Asian American youth an identity crisis. This question is an assumption that every Asian is an immigrant. However,

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“Acting White” Equals Academic Success for API Students?

“Acting White” Equals Academic Success for API Students?

Amy Huang September 1, 2010 1

The Yellow Peril. Remember that? It was when the surge of Asian immigrants arrived in America and white counterparts felt threatened: Chinese were apparently taking over the labor force, the Japanese were promoting military

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Home Alone at 90 – NYC’s Chinatown’s Isolated Elders

Home Alone at 90 – NYC’s Chinatown’s Isolated Elders

New America Media September 1, 2010 Comments Off on Home Alone at 90 – NYC’s Chinatown’s Isolated Elders

When Daisy Ding, 83, fell in her bathroom in New York City earlier this summer, she was not found until a neighbor checked and discovered her body four days later. After Jack Li, 55,

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