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Mia Nakano LGBTQ | June 29, 2014 - 4:16pm
So the verdict came out this week on the Lodi terrorist case: A jury convicted 23-year-old Pakistani American Hamid Hyatt guilty of giving material support to terrorists.
Neela Banerjee | April 28, 2006 - 2:08pm
I've got two stories for you. File the first one under appalling and ridiculous. A 7-year-old Filipino Canadian student has been repeatedly punished by his school for his eating habits. Basically, he's just eating Filipino style -- with a spoon and fork. The school administrators find this a "disgusting" habit. When the mother contacted the principal, “He said, ‘Madame, you are in Canada. Here in Canada you should eat the way Canadians eat.’ The mom filed a formal complaint. The principal, not the kid, should be getting disciplined.
Melissa Hung | April 27, 2006 - 5:50pm
We’ve been hard at work here at Hyphen to put together our upcoming Music issue, which has got me thinking a lot about Asian American music and my own musical tastes.
Neela Banerjee | April 27, 2006 - 12:18pm
Star Trek's George Takei has been making the rounds, appearing on Howard Stern's new radio show and speaking up for gay and lesbian rights around the country since coming out publicly last year.
Harry Mok | April 27, 2006 - 9:20am

SiHaong_red_clip.jpg Rarely have I been to an exhibit where the museum guests were wearing the same article of clothing as was on display. (Well, usually i don't go to exhibits where the art is wearable, that's true, too.) But not so last weekend in San Jose, where I kept taking sneak peaks at the women and girls running around in ao dai (pronounced "ow yie" or "ow zie") --many of which were equally beautiful, if less ornate, than the pieces on show.

Jennifer Huang | April 26, 2006 - 10:47am
When I first read that Harvard sophomore Kaavya Vishwanathan got $500,000 from publishing company Little Brown & Company for a two-book deal, I was fascinated.
Neela Banerjee | April 25, 2006 - 1:24pm
There was an immigrant rights rally/demo Sunday in SF, including an API contingent.
Momo Chang | April 24, 2006 - 12:18pm
Momo Chang | April 21, 2006 - 3:57pm
By Sonny Le The Chinatown has been looted and burned and Asians are fleeing for lives. Machete-wielding mobs rampaged through Honiara, the capital city of the Solomon Islands, in running battles with the police and peace-keepers. The uprising erupted on Tuesday in protest against alleged rigged election results.
Momo Chang | April 21, 2006 - 3:24pm
Not exactly stop-the-presses news, but Asian Americans are the biggest racial group in the incoming class at the University of California.
Harry Mok | April 20, 2006 - 1:31pm
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