Lead Editorial Archive

  • Progress for APA Education

    Progress for APA Education

    Asian American and Pacific Islander college students are not exactly the first group that comes to mind when thinking of those underserved in higher education.    

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  • Mr. Chu Goes To Washington

    Mr. Chu Goes To Washington

    President-elect Barack Obama’s decision to nominate Chinese American Steven Chu, physicist and Nobel laureate, as secretary of energy not only fulfills Obama’s campaign promises of bringing change to Washington and focusing on alternative energy, but it is also an astute decision on three fronts: politics, […]

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  • Pacquiao Pride

    Pacquiao Pride

    Boxing is one of the most important sports in the Philippines, a nation that has long had an inferiority complex about producing athletes capable of competing on a world stage. Filipinos worship basketball but have yet to produce a basketball player worthy of playing in […]

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  • We Can Help Ourselves

    We Can Help Ourselves

    The notion that Chinese Americans — the largest Asian minority group in the nation, representing approximately 25 percent of our community — are a homogeneous and monolithic entity has now been shattered thanks to a recently released study entitled, A Portrait of Chinese Americans.

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  • Obama’s Legacy Begins Now

    Obama’s Legacy Begins Now

    With his raft of new appointments, President-elect Obama is proving himself to be both thoughtful and decisive, as well as both thorough and swift. He’s bringing in both experience and new blood, both

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  • Now Comes the Hard Part

    Now Comes the Hard Part

    Don Wakamatsu made history Wednesday by becoming the first Asian American skipper in major league history. Now, comes the hard part. Wakamatsu has paid all the appropriate dues in his 23-year affiliation with the MLB, serving six different clubs as instructor, coach or minor league […]

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  • Asian Americans Surviving the Housing Crisis

    Asian Americans Surviving the Housing Crisis

    In the midst of the volatile housing market, one that has both taken down mortgage stalwarts and ripped roofs above so many Americans’ heads, it seems that Asian Americans have found themselves relatively unscathed, as Rex Feng reports in this issue. Asian American homebuyers have […]

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  • A New Hope for Asian Americans

    A New Hope for Asian Americans

    Asian Americans woke up to a new day this week — a day when the tallest racial barrier was broken, when a person of color could take a seat in the highest office of the land, when we as a country took one large step […]

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  • AsianWeek Endorsements

    AsianWeek Endorsements

    PRESIDENT Barack Obama VICE PRESIDENT Joe Biden STATE ASSEMBLY Fiona Ma (District 12)

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  • AsianWeek Endorsements

    AsianWeek Endorsements

    PRESIDENT Barack Obama VICE PRESIDENT Joe Biden STATE ASSEMBLY Fiona Ma (District 12)

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