NPR reports researchers from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania sent identical letters from students to 6500 college professors.
The letters complimented the professors on their work and requested to meet.
The only difference in the letters were the names … Read more
Despite all the talk that Asian Americans play a major role in the anti-affirmative action movement, not one of the four opinions in the case even mentioned Asian Americans, according to a blog by Ilya Somin … Read more
The Queer Asian American Archive is launching a new collection of LGBT Asian American history, reports the Windy City Times.
(Photo from University of Illinois, Chicago)
The project at the University of Illinois at Chicago is seeking materials for a new collection.
Laura Fugikawa who co-founded the project says she was inspired to do … Read more
Even first lady Michelle Obama is talking about it, reports the Financial Express.
If you haven’t heard, Davuluri spoke at a high school in York, PA. School administrators got wind that … Read more
Anyone who’s ever been in a situation where you’ve been part of a minority culture might be able to relate.
Shaking hands with the opposite sex is not … Read more
Jason Dinh was caught at the Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh with over a kilogram of heroin stuffed in his underwear.
Dinh said he was transporting … Read more
NBC Chicago reports the search has intensified for a vandal seen in a video tape damaging two Chinese lions outside Chicago’s Chinese American Museum.
Museum officials today announced they were increasing the reward for information leading to the arrest of the vandal from $1000 to $2,500.
Estimates on the cost of repairing the damage from … Read more
Richard Lui (pictured) of MSNBC reports Asian Americans are leaning left politically, according to a new study by the Center for American Progress.
58 percent of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders support a path to citizenship. That’s up significantly from 2008 when just 32 percent of AAPIs supported that.
The study also found Asian Americans … Read more
Members of the LGBT community worldwide are cheering an Indian Supreme Court decision to reconsider its ruling outlawing sodomy, reports the
The ruling in December 2012 overturned a 2009 decision that decriminalized homosexuality in India and reinstated section 377 in the country’s penal code.
Today, the India Supreme Court in response to a … Read more
Fans lashed out at a Chinese American singer, songwriter and actor for using the term “chinked out, ” reports 24/7.
In a post in the Chinese microblogging site Sina Weibo, Leehom Wang wrote “bringing chinked-out to the entire world.”
Wang who is based in Taiwan has built quite a fan base in Asia, but … Read more