Archive for November, 2019

McDonald’s Pledges $500,000 to its First Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship

Posted on November 21st, 2019 by imprentacomm

McDonald’s has committed $500,000 to its first scholarship program dedicated to Asian and Pacific Islander American (APIA) students. In collaboration with the APIA Scholarship program, 15 four-year scholarships and 40 one-year scholarships will be awarded to rising college freshman through APIA Scholars this Spring. The program will place higher emphasis on first-generation college students with significant […]

Survey shows Asian ‘two Californias,’ with one in four struggling with poverty

Posted on November 15th, 2019 by imprentacomm

A new study reveals that, contrary to the stereotype, almost one in four Asian and Pacific Islanders in California is struggling with poverty even though they have jobs. The results of the survey were released Monday and were conducted jointly by AAPI Data, an organization researching and collecting data concerning the Asian American and Pacific Islander […]

The Rise (and Stall) of the Boba Generation

Posted on November 5th, 2019 by imprentacomm

How bubble tea became far more than just a drink to young Asian Americans by Jenny G. Zhang@jennygzhang  Nov 5, 2019, 11:51am EST InIn the 2013 music video “Bobalife” by the Fung Brothers, the rhythms and motifs of the eponymous “boba life” are familiar to anyone who spent a good part of their high school and college years […]