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Asian American and Adopted

The following is reprinted on this blog with permission by AsiaTrend Magazine. It originally appeared in AsiaTrend Magazine’s May 2015 issue.

Adopted America: Asian American and Adopted… 883 more words

Adoptees

Asian groups file complaint claiming discrimination in Harvard University admission procedures

WASHINGTON – A group of Asian Americans are complaining that Harvard University and other Ivy League schools are using racial quotas to admit other students instead of high-scoring Asians. 102 more words

News

Redefining Asian America: Japanese Americans, Gardena, and the Making of a Transnational Suburb

Naomi Hirahara never “got” Raymond Chandler. The dark, mistrustful view of Los Angeles that Chandler’s work so embodied seemed foreign to the award-winning mystery writer. “He has set a tone for stories about the darkness under L.A.’s glitz for 80 years, but I can’t relate to the paranoid view Chandler had of my Los Angeles, or his fear of ‘the other,’ or how his loner detective Philip Marlowe navigated his investigative cases without the weight of family or community,” she confessed in a… 2,793 more words

Race

Presbyterians celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

May is Asian Pacific Heritage Month.

My friend the Rev. Laura Mariko Cheifetz is celebrating the month with a series on her blog with guest writers “from many generations, different ethnic groups, and represent the diversity of what it means to be Asian Pacific American and Presbyterian.” 8 more words

Friends

Celebrating Nurses |Top 10 Reasons Nurses Are Important

This week is National Nurses Week, and we are so thrilled to have the opportunity to celebrate our nurses. We talked to Tracy Wu, head nurse of adult medicine, and Vanessa Huang, assistant head nurse of adult medicine, as well as numerous more nurses at our Health Center, asking one question: Why are nurses so important? 279 more words

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