Archive for February 29th, 2008

  • Daily Dose: 02/29/08

    Daily Dose: 02/29/08

    > Koreatown in the Suburbs > Monterey Park Tries to Find Itself > Student Leaders Want ‘Campus Press’ Editor, Adviser Out > Obama Backs U.S. Bill to Award Pension Benefits to Filipino WWII Veterans > Lincoln Christian’s Choi to Walk on at NU > Restaurants […]

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  • Calendar: 02/29/08

    Calendar: 02/29/08

    Exploring Activism, Art and Community EVENT: Presented by Kearny Street Workshop DESCRIPTION: Visual artists Bob Hsiang, Donna Keiko Ozawa and Christine Wong Yap are featured in a new multimedia exhibition about activism, art and community. DETAILS: Free, Feb. 29 through May 24, 3-6 p.m. (Wed-Thurs), […]

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  • Promotion Guilt

    Promotion Guilt

    Dear Q, I am a Vietnamese-Chinese American female who works in a sales department and is part of the team that decides promotions. About one-third of the department is African American, and I really enjoy working with them. They are fun, tell great jokes, and […]

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  • Presidential Campaign Update

    Presidential Campaign Update

    A furious weekend of activities took place in Barack Obama’s home state of Hawai‘i, before the Feb. 19 primary caucuses there. Sen. Obama’s sister, Maya Soetoro-Ng (top right), lives in Honolulu with her husband, Konrad Ng, and their daughter, Suhaila, and has been making nonstop […]

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  • The Role of Asians In The Housing Crisis

    The Role of Asians In The Housing Crisis

    The development of Asian Pacific America often takes unassuming and circuitous routes, while always moving along a path. News these days is all about the year’s most exciting presidential contests, which includes coverage of white,

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  • Edison: Come to the U.S.!

    Edison: Come to the U.S.!

    Edison Chen Quits Movie Business Edison Chen, the man who would be king of Hong Kong’s entertainment world, has quit the business to — what else? — find his soul. It might be too late, though, for the women he’s ruined through thousands of explicit […]

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  • Asian Am. Trivial Pursuit

    Asian Am. Trivial Pursuit

    Test your trivial prowess at the 20th annual National Asian American Trivia Championships SAN FRANCISCO — There is nothing like watching a trivia contest, spewing out the answers and smugly exclaiming, “I know that.” Now’s your opportunity to prove it at the Bay Area’s longest-running […]

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  • Who’s Hot: 02/29/08

    Who’s Hot: 02/29/08

    Friday, February 29 Genesis Fridays: Rouge Nightclub Details: Rouge Nightclub, 1500 Broadway St., San Francisco, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., 21+ Music: Hip-hop

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  • Quiz Time

    Quiz Time

    Test your knowledge with these Asian American-related questions from past trivia championships. Questions: 1. Give the precise date and time for the opening of the Beijing Summer Olympics.

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  • Black-Asian Unity

    Black-Asian Unity

    An Asian American celebration of Black History Month Throughout my life as a Filipino American, I have recalled my social and political unity with African Americans. And February, national Black History Month, has always served to reinforce such recollection.

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