Archive for March, 2015

For Asian-Americans, a changing landscape on college admissions

Posted on March 11th, 2015 by imprentacomm

Teacher Svetlana Djananova monitors students as they take an ACT test in preparation for the college admission exam at HS2 Academy in Arcadia, Calif. (Anne Cusack/Los Angeles Times/TNS) By Frank Shyong Los Angeles Times (TNS) LOS ANGELES — In a windowless classroom at an Arcadia tutoring center, parents crammed into child-sized desks and searched through […]

Asian Americans Are Affluent Americans

Posted on March 11th, 2015 by imprentacomm

Asian Americans are wealthy, healthy and wise and they spend a lot on expensive ties. But marketers who want to reach this 5% (and growing fast) of the U.S. population would do well to avoid General Tso chicken syndrome. Actually, who invented General Tso’s chicken? I don’t know. And most Chinese Americans, I will wager, […]

More Asian-Americans joining the force in the US

Posted on March 11th, 2015 by imprentacomm

NEW YORK: Asian-American police officers have recently been at the centre of tense incidents involving the New York City Police Department. Officer Wenjian Liu was killed in the line of duty, Officer Peter Liang accidentally shot an unarmed man and Lieutenant Philip Chan was injured in a protest against police brutality. There has been a […]

O.C. supervisor’s victory heralds rise of Asian American politicians

Posted on March 11th, 2015 by imprentacomm

Few Orange County politicians command the name recognition of Lou Correa, who has held seats in both houses of the California Legislature and on the county’s Board of Supervisors. As he battled to regain that supervisor’s seat in recent months, the advantages seemed to be his: He led a five-candidate field in fundraising and faced […]