Hyphen magazine - Asian American arts, culture, and politics

Editor's Note

'Round Here

Some 250 years ago, a group of Filipinos escaped Spanish galleons off the coast of Louisiana. They were the first Asian Americans. In this issue, we explore the South, a region vital to, but often overlooked in, Asian American history.

Lisa Wong Macabasco | Wed, Jan 23rd- 3:52pm | Editor's Note, Issue 26: The South - Spring 2013

Ten Years of Hyphen

We made it! Ten years, 25 issues. I’m thrilled to start off as Hyphen’s third editor in chief with this bang of an anniversary issue.

Lisa Wong Macabasco | Wed, May 16th- 12:13pm | Editor's Note, Issue 25: Generation - Spring 2012

Editor's Note: Moving Forward, Moving On

Hyphen is not unlike many of the subjects in this Survival Issue. While the Internet was killing traditional media, Hyphen survived by finding a niche as a...

Harry Mok | Sun, Feb 12th- 9:35pm | Editor's Note, Issue 24: Survival - Winter 2011


Despite the cover , you won’t find other references to manimals in...

Harry Mok | Mon, Nov 7th- 1:10pm | Editor's Note, Issue 13: Hybrid - Winter 2007

Big Changes at Hyphen

You’re going to start to see some changes at Hyphen in the next year — in both the pages of the magazine and at our website.

Bernice Yeung | Mon, May 23rd- 2:45pm | Internet, Journalism, multimedia, Publishing, Editor's Note, Issue 23: Bittersweet - Spring 2011, Hyphen Updates

We’re Not Bitter, Just a Bit Tardy

Better late than never. The Bittersweet Issue was published a month later than planned due to unforeseen circumstances that even our overachieving staff of volunteers couldn’t overcome.

Harry Mok | Tue, Jul 12th- 3:39pm | Ada Wong, corky lee, Helen Zia, nobuko miyamoto, university, Yuri Kochiyama, Editor's Note, Issue 23: Bittersweet - Spring 2011, Hyphen Updates

Editor's Note: The Way We Were

Far East Movement is one of 2010’s hottest music acts, but we took the hip-hop quartet on a G6 back in time to reminisce about their beginnings and photographed them for The Throwback Issue.

Harry Mok | Mon, May 16th- 5:25pm | Editor's Note, Issue 22: Throwback - Winter 2010, Hyphen Updates

Editor's Note: Looking Forward and Back

King David Kalakaua mixed old and new to make the ukulele a symbol of Hawaii. Today, the mashup is in the hands of ukulele virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro, featured in The New Legacy Issue.

Harry Mok | Mon, Dec 20th- 11:27pm | Editor's Note, Issue 21: New Legacy - Fall 2010, Hyphen Updates

Editor's Note: Point and Shoot

In The Inside/Out Issue, we cover many fascinating people. This means we got to photograph many fascinating people, for whom the average “grip ‘n’ grin” wouldn’t suffice.

Andria Lo | Tue, Aug 17th- 10:49pm | Editor's Note, Issue 20: Inside/Out - Spring 2010, Hyphen Updates

I RECENTLY took a whirlwind, seven-day trip to India to visit my extended family. It was a vortex of family: endless grandparents, aunties, uncles, assorted cousins and more. How different it was to return to my apartment in San Francisco and...

Neela Banerjee | Mon, Nov 22nd- 5:54pm | Editor's Note, Issue 17: Family - Spring 2009, Hyphen Updates

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