Archive for August 8th, 2008

  • Calendar: 08/08/08

    Calendar: 08/08/08

    18 Mighty Mountain Warriors EVENT: World Premiere of ‘Just Like White People’ DESCRIPTION: 18 Mighty Mountain Warriors is renowned for finding humor in Asian American issues and pop culture touchstones. This new comedy features Junko Goda, Michael Chih Ming Hornbuckle, Kennedy Kabasares, Jully Lee, Greg […]

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  • Daily Dose 08/08/08

    Daily Dose 08/08/08

    »AsianWeek Market Report »14 Reported Dead in Texas Bus Crash »Chinese Spy Sentenced to 15 yrs in U.S. Prison »Census Shows Spike in N.J. Asian Population »Coin Set Aims for Asian Americans »Chu Pushes for Overhaul of Assignment System »Second Edition of Asian American Market […]

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  • Only in AsianWeek: 2008 Olympics Coverage – Asian American Olympians

    Only in AsianWeek: 2008 Olympics Coverage – Asian American Olympians

    AsianWeek gives you exclusive coverage of the 2008 Olympics in Beijing! Meet the Asian Pacific Americans representing the U.S.A and going for the gold!

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  • Asian Nights: 08/08/08

    Asian Nights: 08/08/08

    Friday, August 8 08.08.2008: The Luckiest Day Celebration Details: 1015 Folsom St., SF 10 p.m.- 3 a.m., 21+ Music: Hip-hop, Club Hits elementsf.com

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  • Field Hockey

    Field Hockey

    Amy Tran Goalie Amy Tran, 27, began playing field hockey because it was the only sport offered for women at her school in Fredericksburg, Penn. She was the only American to make the World Hockey All-Star Teams in 2006 and 2007. Tran has been named […]

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  • Badminton

    Badminton

    Eva Lee Eva Lee began playing badminton when she was only 11 years old. After winning several junior championships in the United States and Canada, she began to compete in national and international events at the adult level. Lee also played college badminton at Irvine […]

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  • Volleyball

    Volleyball

    Lindsey Berg Born: July 16, 1980, in Honolulu, Hawai‘i Current Residence: Minneapolis, Minn. Ethnicity: Hapa Height: 5’8 Weight: 170 lbs Position: Setter Interesting Tidbit: Berg enjoys surfing and fashion design in her spare time Lindsey Berg, 28, started as a tennis player but then switched […]

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  • Wrestling

    Wrestling

    Clarissa Chun, Wrestling Born: August 27, 1981, in Honolulu, Hawai‘i Current Residence: Colorado Springs, Colo. Ethnicity: half Japanese and half Chinese Height: 4’11” Weight: 105 lbs. Event: Women’s freestyle wrestling — 48kg/105 lbs Did you know? Chun was the first girl to make state championships […]

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  • Welcome!

    Welcome!

    Beijing Welcomes You! This is the phrase that is made when the first syllables of the names of the Fuwa, the mascots for this summer’s Olympics, are put together: Bei Jing Huan Ying Ni (Beijing welcomes you). Literally “good luck dolls,” each of the five […]

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  • Asian Americans Going for the Gold

    Asian Americans Going for the Gold

    Welcome to our third publication celebrating the efforts and achievements of United States Olympics athletes of Asian Pacific Islander heritage. The 26 athletes featured in this special issue will be walking amongst the hundreds of Americans who will represent and honor the United States at […]

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