• PCC Trustee Linda Wah Named President of Statewide Board

    Linda Wah says she’s honored to serve as the president of the California Community College Trustees (CCCT), and will continue the initiatives to ensure that students have access to high-quality education By SouthPasadenan.com -May 7, 2019 Linda S. Wah, a longtime Pasadena City College trustee representing South Pasadena among other cities, has been named president of the […]

    Date: May 22, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Harvard’s Admitted Class Has Record Share of Asian Americans

    Gains have been steady over a decade, but increase is large this year as federal judge considers lawsuit over affirmative action. By  Scott Jaschik April 1, 2019 Last fall, a federal judge in Massachusetts heard arguments in a lawsuit charging that Harvard University‘s admissions practices — in particular its consideration of race in admissions — discriminate against […]

    Date: Apr 30, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • For an Asian-American Family, the Cost of Education

    The college admission scandal and a lawsuit charging admissions discrimination at Harvard have special resonance for families like mine, where parents sacrifice so much for their children’s opportunities.CreditPing Zhu By Jingjing Xiao My parents bought a foreclosed farmhouse during the 2008 recession. For a decade afterward, we made hourlong weekly trips from Kentucky, where we lived, […]

    Date: Mar 26, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Asian-American Students Have Highest Amount of Unmet Need

    According to recently released data from the U.S. Department of Education, Asian-American students have the greatest amount of unmet need—the gap between the cost of college and what students must pay—among any racial/ethnic group, regardless of income and type of institution attended. This further illuminates how the Asian “model minority” myth is damaging to the success […]

    Date: Jan 03, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Asian-Americans Sue New York City Over School Desegregation Plan

    A GROUP OF Asian-American parents, civil rights groups and a parent teacher organization are attempting to block changes to the admissions process for New York City’s competitive entrance exam schools that would make the schools more racially diverse. The group filed a federal lawsuit in Manhattan on Thursday against New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio and Richard […]

    Date: Dec 14, 2018 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • 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