Monthly Archives: May 2015

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month on PBS

Submitted by Ruel Gaviola: PBS has a full schedule of programming for Asian Pacific Heritage Month, including over two dozen films streaming online. “Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month this May and every day with a special PBS collection of … Continue reading

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Michelle K. Sugihara is New Executive Director of CAPE

After a thorough nationwide search, CAPE’s Board of Directors is excited to announce the appointment of Michelle K. Sugihara as its new Executive Director. CAPE is the leading non-profit organization dedicated to improving Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) images … Continue reading

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8Questions with Dr. Sandra Lee, AKA: Dr. Pimple Popper

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1_c_Y_sCXTw I admit it, I’m a popaholic and I’m proud. Not sure what that is? It’s a person who loves watching videos of pimples, cysts, blackheads. The bigger, the better. For a long long long time, I never told anyone. I … Continue reading

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Traveling Japan: Tokyo Sky Tree 634 Musashi Restaurant

So after eating mostly train bentos and convenient store food for the majority of the trip, my friends and I did give ourselves a little break from the cheap eats and forked over some dough for a fancy feast up … Continue reading

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Charlie Rose: San Francisco Benu’s Chef Corey Lee

To be honest, I have never heard of chef and restauranteur Corey Lee nor the San Francisco restaurant Benu until I watched a recent episode of the PBS late night talk show Charlie Rose. But seeing a Korean American chef … Continue reading

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Michelle “Karate Hottie” Waterson Signed to UFC

Great shot taken by @allelbows from my last fight. I am truly greatful for everything @invictafc has done for me! Such an amazing organization backing women who represent wmma with pride and passion! I have yet to see an invicta … Continue reading

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Asian American Commercial Watch: AT&T Bedtime Story at Airport

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CRm2uyh3NQQ I really like this commercial for two reasons.  First, it shows a family with an Asian American Dad behaving as an active loving parent.  Second, it has actor and model Rick Lasquete in the foreground.  Rick lived around the … Continue reading

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NPR: The Frightened Vietnamese Kid Who Became A U.S. Army General

Last year, Viet Luong made history by being the first Vietnamese American to become a U.S. general. Forty years ago this past week, Luong was a 9-year-old boy in Saigon (now known as Ho Chi Minh City) fell to the … Continue reading

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Traveling Japan: Tokyo Sky Tree

Previously, the tall building to visit in Tokyo was the Tokyo Tower, which I have been before, and although it’s kinda nice and affords a decent view of the city, it wasn’t so breathtaking that I wanted to visit it … Continue reading

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The College Admissions Game Addendum 1: Rankings, Ratings, and Registering

How much is getting into a top ranked college worth? One family from Hong Kong offered up to $400K to a popular Silicon Valley consultant to get their “C” average student into a top ranked school. This raises many questions, … Continue reading

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