Archive for April 18th, 2003

  • APA Conscientious Objector Says He Couldn’t Kill: Funk warns recruits about the morality of joining military

    APA Conscientious Objector Says He Couldn’t Kill: Funk warns recruits about the morality of joining military

    For people who know Stephen Eagle Funk, it is hard to believe that the soft-spoken 20-year-old would be able to take someone’s life, even in times of war. When this aspect of his job became a reality, Funk became the first conscientious objector in the […]

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  • Letters to the Editor

    Letters to the Editor

    We Love Doggies DEAR EDITOR: I am delighted to see a dog friendly article in AsianWeek, “Off-leash Policy Hitting Dog Owners Hard,” (April 10). There is a stereotype that Asians do not like animals and do not appreciate the human-animal bond or relationship quite as […]

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  • The Importance of Teamwork

    The Importance of Teamwork

    Early Saturday morning I was awakened by the sound of heavy raindrops pounding on my bedroom window. It was 6:30 a.m. on the day of the Youth Dragonboat Championships, which meant that I had exactly one hour to get to San Francisco’s Lake Merced for […]

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  • Post-War Iraq: Seems Like The Philippines

    Post-War Iraq: Seems Like The Philippines

    Asian Pacific Americans are supposed to like numbers. See how do you like these.

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  • Bonding with a Bond for Our Kids

    Bonding with a Bond for Our Kids

    Ironically, a federal court has barred San Francisco Unified School District from using race and ethnicity in school assignment.

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  • New Korean BBQ Too Pricey: Tasty meat but not enough to eat

    New Korean BBQ Too Pricey: Tasty meat but not enough to eat

    It has been my experience that after eating at a Korean restaurant, I’ll usually come out reeking of grilled meat with a full, satisfied feeling in my belly. The smoky aroma of meat marinated in garlic and the pungent punch of kim chee has me […]

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  • Asia, France Share Spotlight at SFIFF: Big name director’s world premiere works

    Asia, France Share Spotlight at SFIFF: Big name director’s world premiere works

    San Francisco is a town of avid and demanding cinephiles with strong opinions, a passion for foreign and indie films, and a taste for cinema that’s as flavorful as its low-fat lattes. Despite programming changes — there’s no Indelible Images program this year — the […]

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  • Amy Tan Gets Down with the Rock Bottom Remainders

    Amy Tan Gets Down with the Rock Bottom Remainders

    Let’s get it straight from the start: the Rock Bottom Remainders are a joke. The members of the band fully embrace that fact — and you won’t find any argument from “Remainderette” backup singer Amy Tan.

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  • ‘Better Luck Tomorrow’ Makes Box Office History

    ‘Better Luck Tomorrow’ Makes Box Office History

    Justin Lin’s MTV Films release Better Luck Tomorrow debuted over the weekend in San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York and Chicago, and Asian Pacific American audiences turned out in waves to support the groundbreaking release. The movie earned nearly $400,000 in just 13 theaters, averaging […]

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  • Springtime Brings Love, Babies and Art

    Springtime Brings Love, Babies and Art

    THANK YOU: After celebrating 30 years of writing a social column on the Chinese community and being the first to do so for the Chinatown News Magazine in Vancouver and AsianWeek in San Francisco, let me thank you, dear readers, for the positive feedback you […]

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