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News Pulse – 2/15/2012

News Pulse – 2/15/2012

The International Examiner February 15, 2012 0

Graffiti Artist Strikes It Rich with $200M Facebook Stock The New York Times featured the graffiti artist who took Facebook stock instead of cash for painting the walls of the social network’s first headquarters.

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Celebrate Asia! Brings Together An Impressive Mix

Celebrate Asia! Brings Together An Impressive Mix

The International Examiner February 15, 2012 0

Celebrate Asia! always manages to showcase the musical traditions of both the East and West in celebration of our region’s diverse Asian community. This year is no exception with a diverse range of talent

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A Filipino “Chicken Soup for the Soul”

A Filipino “Chicken Soup for the Soul”

Maria Batayola February 15, 2012 0

Reni Roxas, owner of Tahanan Books, hits a home run with her new book “Hanggang Sa Muli: Homecoming Stories for the Filipino Soul.” It is wonderful chicken soup for the soul for Filipinos, Americans,

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Video Games Not Just For Gamers Anymore?

Video Games Not Just For Gamers Anymore?

Atia Musazay February 15, 2012 0

Carol Luong is the model student by many accounts. She wakes up at 6 a.m. in her University of Washington dorm room and heads to the gym for a two-hour workout. She spends the

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How Will the Facebook IPO Affect Asian Americans?

How Will the Facebook IPO Affect Asian Americans?

Viet Ly February 15, 2012 0

Everyone knows that Facebook has grown into an enormous social network enabling all of us to stay in contact with friends and family on a daily basis despite the sometimes long distances that can

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I Am Bruce Lee

I Am Bruce Lee

Yayoi Lena Winfrey February 15, 2012 0

An eternal icon, Bruce Lee is a kick-ass martial arts whiz, a handsome movie star, a profound philosopher, and a cultural ambassador instilling dignity in Asians by flaunting his Chinese heritage worldwide. Breaking out

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Does the Push for Foreign Enrollment at UW Leave Out In-State Students?

Does the Push for Foreign Enrollment at UW Leave Out In-State Students?

Eddie Lu February 15, 2012 0

Nearly a year ago, Irene Lee couldn’t believe her eyes when she saw the letter from the University of Washington, lying flat in her mailbox. She was overjoyed. But the moment didn’t last. It

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A UW Researcher Envisions Everyday Household Gadgets That See To Your Every Need

A UW Researcher Envisions Everyday Household Gadgets That See To Your Every Need

Celina Kareiva February 15, 2012 0

Sidhant Gupta can remember as a kid building circuits out of batteries and used wires. Little did he know that his childhood hobby would eventually translate into a research career and a spot on

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Revolutionizing the Way We Look At Cancer Treatment

Revolutionizing the Way We Look At Cancer Treatment

Paul Kim February 15, 2012 0

Exciting new research in the field of cancer treatment will allow doctors to target skin cancer tumors with T cells (a type of white blood cell used to fight off illness), causing the tumor

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Local Scientists Develop Contact Lenses to Help Diabetics

Local Scientists Develop Contact Lenses to Help Diabetics

Ravi Ventkataraman February 15, 2012 0

From the University of Washington campus to the Microsoft headquarters in Redmond, Desney Tan appears to be all over the Seattle area. His day jobs include being a principal researcher at Microsoft Research, managing

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