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Professional organizations and the emerging scholar

One assignment I enjoyed this semester required me to provide an overview and my experience with seven professional organizations representing regional, national, and international scope ( 251 more words

2017 SoCal Youth Writing Contest for Please Love Umma

10.19.17

Who can participate?

All kids residing in Southern California in grades 4-7 or ages 9-12

Parents must verify that the assigned reading material of Please Love Umma is appropriate for the participant. 559 more words

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The Champions #10 'controversy': Did Mark Waid defend internment camps?

Back in July, Aaron Kashtan concluded his short review of Champions #10 which had come out that same month with the following words:

I’ll have to think twice before buying any more Mark Waid comics, and I say that as someone who’s been a fan of his for almost 25 years.

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The Gil Evans Orchestra Plays the Music of Jimi Hendrix.

Gil Evans. The Gil Evans Orchestra Plays the Music of Jimi Hendrix. New York 1974. In 1966 , while Evans was somewhat depressed about the commercial and logistical difficulties, his wife suggested … 16 more words

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University of Florida's Asians in the Media Panel: Q&A with me

1. Do you feel that expectations for Asian Americans as the “model minority” hinder Asian Americans from pursuing careers in the media?

I certainly do, actually it’s quite funny because I started out at UF as a Biology major on the Pre-Med track, I did alright in Gen Chem but I just realized it was something I couldn’t see myself doing. 1,109 more words

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