• DOJ sides with Asian-American students in affirmative action suit against Harvard University

    The Department of Justice sided with Asian-American students and their families Thursday in a lawsuit alleging that Harvard University discriminates based on race in its admissions process. The case, Students For Fair Admissions, Inc. v. President And Fellows Of Harvard College, was brought to the District Court in Massachusetts by students and parents who believe that the prestigious […]

    Date: Sep 05, 2018 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Applying to Harvard as an Asian-American

    To the Editor: Re “Harvard Rates Asian-Americans as Less Likable, Plaintiffs Claim” (front page, June 16): I think I can speak for all college admissions consultants when I say that none of us were shocked by the recently released Harvard investigation, included in court documents, revealing that the university rated Asian-American applicants consistently lower on […]

    Date: Jul 03, 2018 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Asian-Americans rejected by Harvard need to resist the anti-affirmative action narrative

    There is a story about race-based college admissions that holds particular sway over Asian-American students like I once was — my father wrote away for my Harvard application before I was out of diapers. It’s backed up by some cherry-picked data and a conservative activist group that wants to end all affirmative action, and it […]

    Date: Apr 11, 2018 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Nets launch Chinese language web site

    With the NBA’s only Chinese-American player —and a growing Chinese and Chinese-American population in Brooklyn— it was only a matter of time before the Nets set up a Chinese language website. And on Sunday, it went live. It was announced by Elisa Padilla, the Nets chief marketing officer. The site appears to mirror the Nets […]

    Date: Mar 13, 2017 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • UMD Asian American Student Union calls for solidarity at post-election town hall

    As a member of the black and Latinx communities, University of Maryland junior Alexis Ojeda-Brown wanted to see more solidarity among minorities after the presidential election. “In order to heal, we need to come together and understand what other people of color are going through,” said Ojeda-Brown, an history and English major. “By doing that, […]

    Date: Nov 21, 2016 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Album Brings Artists, Activists Together to Get Asian Americans to the Polls

    Although Asian Americans have been reported to be one of the fastest growing racial groups in the U.S., voter participation and turnout among the community continues to be lower than any other demographic group — something that dozens of artists across the country are hoping to change through music. “Voices of Our Vote: #MyAAPIVote Album,” […]

    Date: Sep 06, 2016 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • More Chinese Students Seeking US Community College Degrees

    Wealthy Chinese undergraduates aren’t the only ones looking to get a college degree in the U.S. So are a growing number of Chinese students from lower middle-class families who are enrolling in community colleges. The Los Angeles Times reports ( http://lat.ms/1Izy7sq ) that while thousands of Chinese students from affluent families enroll in U.S. colleges […]

    Date: Dec 28, 2015 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • As SCOTUS Hears Affirmative Action Arguments, Asian American Advocates Weigh In

    As oral arguments began this week in a Supreme Court case that could deal a blow to affirmative action, sociologist Jennifer Lee says she hopes Asian-American parents who are against the concept realize that it represents a net positive for the Asian-American community. “THE BETTER QUESTION [ISN’T SELF-INTEREST, BUT] WHETHER ASIAN AMERICANS ARE WILLING TO […]

    Date: Dec 15, 2015 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • More than 160 Asian-American Groups File Briefs in Support of Affirmative Action

    More than 160 Asian American and Pacific Islander groups have filed amicus briefs calling for the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold affirmative action policies at the University of Texas at Austin. Asian Americans Advancing Justice (AAAJ), the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF), and the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) filed […]

    Date: Nov 18, 2015 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0