• The role of Andrew Yang as an Asian-American representative

    On Oct. 15, I attended the Milton S. Eisenhower Symposium sponsored talk featuring Kenan Thompson, the longest-running Saturday Night Live (SNL) cast member. Although the night was mostly filled with laughs, during the question-and-answer section, one student addressed the recent SNL controversy surrounding Shane Gillis.  Gillis was set to join the SNL cast for Season […]

    Date: Oct 24, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0

    The five-part documentary series will air in time for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Character Media reports that PBS is releasing a five-part documentary series titled Asian Americans next year. In time for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month in May 2020, the series is produced by Renee Tajima-Peñ (Who Killed Vincent Chin?) with a team of Asian American filmmakers. […]

    Date: Aug 06, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Australian Prime Minister Greets Korean Voter With ‘Ni Hao’

    Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison recently chatted with constituents ahead of the country’s upcoming election in May. Morrison, who’s seeking reelection, greeted a Korean voter with “Ni Hao,” or “hello” in Mandarin.  The constituent was quick to correct him, telling Morrison, “No, no, I’m Korean.” The moment was pretty *cringe*. Needless to say, Asians on […]

    Date: Apr 17, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • 9 Asian And Asian-American Trendsetters Changing The Fashion Game

    Asians are transforming the fashion industry. (Illustration by Kell Kitsch, Deakin University) It’s about time that we see more Asian representation in fashion. With big names like the Hadid sisters and the Kardashians dominating the scene in recent years, it’s been hard to see through the madness and into the diversity that lies in the industry. […]

    Date: Mar 26, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Why Jeremy Lin took an interest in producing video

    As Jeremy Lin sees it, there’s a certain responsibility that comes with being the most recognizable Asian-American in the NBA. There’s an entire section of the population that has fallen in love with him and basketball because of the success that he’s obtained, especially after those incredible few months of ‘Linsanity’ while he played for […]

    Date: Mar 11, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Jeremy Lin Says ‘It Kind of Sucks’ Being the Only Asian American in the NBA

    Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images Toronto Raptors guard Jeremy Lin hopes to one day see more Asian American players in the NBA.  In an interview with Cary Chow of The Undefeated, Lin talked about the dichotomy of being the only active player of Asian descent in the league: “At times it kind of sucks. At other times it’s amazing. Amazing because you get […]

    Date: Feb 27, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • NYPD Seeing More Asian Americans on the Job

    NYPD Chief Thomas Chan remembers when the police force only had 30 Asian members. Now, in a department of more than 36,000, there are 3,000 Asian American officers, about 8 percent of the force.  “When people need assistance, it’s not a matter of what ethnic background the officer is,” said Chan, now the highest-ranking Asian […]

    Date: Feb 14, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • De Blasio’s Plan Would Destroy Asian-American Admissions

    New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has a plan to increase black and Hispanic enrollment at the city’s eight specialized, or elite, public schools. And a new report by the publicly-funded Independent Budget Office confirms what skeptics of the plan have known since de Blasio announced his scheme last summer: It baldly discriminates against Asian […]

    Date: Feb 04, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • The End of the American Chinatown

    How renewed interest in downtown living is threatening neighborhoods that long provided a first stop for new immigrants LOS ANGELES—As a new immigrant to the United States, Li Zhong Huang knew there was only one place he wanted to live: the Chinatown neighborhood of Los Angeles, where he could be surrounded by language, food, and […]

    Date: Feb 04, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Asian-Americans working to make their voices heard in Arizona

    In a state where only a handful of government officials are of Asian decent, Vicente J. Reid wants to be an agent of change and encourage members of the Asian community to become more civically involved. (Photo by Vivian Meza/Cronkite News) PHOENIX – On a cool November evening in a warehouse on the edge of […]

    Date: Jan 29, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0