Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month is more than Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month
May17

Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month is more than Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month

What is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month? It is obviously another month in the calendar, a month otherwise known as May. It is certainly a month belonging to a specific ethnic minority in the United States, much like African American history Month in February.  It is, most definitely, a month where Asian American histories—both Asian American and Asian Pacific Islander alike—are recognized and celebrated by the United States. But...

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Asian American Bullying and Apathy
Apr13

Asian American Bullying and Apathy

Ted Molina, a 16-year-old high school teen in Texas, committed suicide after enduring years of bullying, beginning in the 5th grade. His family told reporters Ted was mainly bullied because of his ethnic heritage. He was part Korean American and part Hispanic American. Ted’s suicide reflects a contemporary, ongoing issue that is plaguing Asian Americans, one that is garnering more attention, more support and more demands for action...

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Fall 2012’s State Funding Threatens CCSF’s Asian American Studies Department
Mar02

Fall 2012’s State Funding Threatens CCSF’s Asian American Studies Department

In the recent edition of The Guardsman, Peter Goldstein, CCSF’s Vice Chancellor of Finance and Administration, warned the school could lose 25 million dollars in State Funding, if the California Tax Proposal is not passed in this November’s election. This lack of state funding could force the school’s departments to cut more of their classes, an amount that could surpass the 64 classes that were lost this semester. One of those cut...

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President Obama’s Rear End Violations: Not A Big Deal
Feb18

President Obama’s Rear End Violations: Not A Big Deal

President Obama made an unexpected visit to San Francisco’s Chinatown last Thursday, ordering lunch at the Grand Eastern Restaurant, shaking hands with jittery customers, and posing for photos. But as Chinese ladies smiled in front of the cameras, their hands were not simply behind Obama’s back, specifically surfacing on his rear end. Not just once, but twice. Viewers may be disgusted that the President, and his secret service...

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