Archive for August 18th, 2008

  • Right, Left, or Across?

    Right, Left, or Across?

    One of the most important duties of a host is to set the seating arrangements. Depending on what style you wish to follow, it can be a bit confusing as to whether a guest of honor will sit to the right, left or across from […]

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  • Daily Dose: 08/18/08

    Daily Dose: 08/18/08

    » AsianWeek Market Report » New York Asian-language Speakers Left Behind in School » SHIP’s Cynthia Wong Guides Students Through Healthcare Internship » Ricky Zhou is First to Win Fedora Project Scholarship » Fiona Ma Proposes Plan to Stop Recycling Wars » Korean Mexicans Visit […]

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  • USA & China Olympic Baseball Game Turns Ugly – Tempers Flare

    USA & China Olympic Baseball Game Turns Ugly – Tempers Flare

    Tempers flared when team USA left-fielder Matt LaPorta, the top minor league prospect for the Cleveland Indians, made a hard play sliding into homeplate and putting China’s catcher, Wang Wei, recently drafted by the Seattle Mariners, out of commission with a knee injury. Wei was […]

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  • Asian Americans Rally in Support of Undocumented Students

    Asian Americans Rally in Support of Undocumented Students

    A standing-room only crowd filled Remy’s Place on Temple Art Gallery on August 10 for a special book party in conjunction with the Smithsonian/University of Hawai‘i exhibition, “Singglalot: The Ties That Bind,” on the history of the Filipino immigration to the U.S. that in closes […]

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  • WWII Ground Combat Infantrymen Eligible for Bronze Star Medal

    WWII Ground Combat Infantrymen Eligible for Bronze Star Medal

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Infantrymen who served in ground combat during World War II between December 7, 1941 and September 2, 1945, are eligible to apply for a Bronze Star Medal (BSM), according to the U.S. Army Human Resources Command. Approval is virtually guaranteed for those […]

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  • The Wisdom of Mr. Miyagi

    The Wisdom of Mr. Miyagi

    To assume that true learning only takes place in a classroom is a fallacy. One of my generation’s greatest teachers never stepped in front of a class full of students, but his wisdom cannot be denied. He is Mr. Miyagi, as played by the late […]

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  • Two APAs Lead Bay Area Family of Funds

    Two APAs Lead Bay Area Family of Funds

    Elizabeth Ferguson and Shanahan Lim Channel Capital Into Bay Area’s Underserved Communities SAN FRANCISCO – Before the Bay Area Council’s Family of Funds stepped in, the Vallejo Plaza shopping center was struggling. Located in a low- to moderate-income, heavily Filipino American district of Vallejo, California, […]

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  • S.F. Street Fairs Threatened

    S.F. Street Fairs Threatened

    San Francisco street fairs have come under fire in recent weeks, with many facing a possible steep fee increase for MUNI motor coach substitution fees and with real estate developers threatening to protest the Nihonmachi Street Fair. MUNI Increases Would Hurt Non-Profit Organizers Street fairs […]

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