Archive for November 19th, 2008

  • Next Generation Leaders

    Next Generation Leaders

    Despite a decisive Democratic tidal wave on Nov. 4, the ninth annual Leadership Academy for Asian Pacific American Elected Officials that is run by the Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS) continued its slow, steady, multi-partisan approach to growth this week. Three Republicans, […]

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  • A New Day in the Major Leagues: Wakamatsu named first Asian American manager in MLB

    A New Day in the Major Leagues: Wakamatsu named first Asian American manager in MLB

    SEATTLE – Don Wakamatsu may not be a household name, but the 45-year old from the East Bay is shaking up the baseball scene. The Seattle Mariners officially hired Wakamatsu as manager, making him the first Asian American to hold that position in the major […]

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  • Past is Prologue at the de Young: Bay Area art students pay tribute to early APA artists

    Past is Prologue at the de Young: Bay Area art students pay tribute to early APA artists

    SAN FRANCISCO – Both the past and present of Asian American art was on display at the de Young last Friday evening, as students and faculty gathered for the museum’s College Night, featuring work that drew inspiration from and paid homage to early Asian American […]

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  • Tears of Joy, Cheers of Hope

    Tears of Joy, Cheers of Hope

    The last time we had an earthquake in Northern  California, it took the campus police telling me that the whole school was closed to get me out of my classroom.  But on Tuesday, November 4, I voluntarily sent the students home at 8 p.m. when […]

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  • Lavender and Yellow

    Lavender and Yellow

    There’s been a debate about the tactics of the anti-Proposition 8 campaign; some felt it did not put a human face to LGBT nuptials. If voters in heavily Asian American precincts had seen the 2004 marriage of former Alice B. Toklas LGBT Democratic Club co-chairwoman […]

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  • Daily Dose: 11/19/08

    Daily Dose: 11/19/08

    » AsianWeek Market Report » Warm Fil-Am Hospitality Welcomes Philippine Consular Mission » SU Takes Steps Toward Asian Studies Minor » JACL Supports Invalidation of Prop 8 » Mayor Dellum Accepts Nominations for 2009 Women of Greatness Awards » Grateful Crane Ensemble New CD » […]

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