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University of Hawai'i Protesters Evacuate President’s Office after Military Research Agreement

Save UH/Stop UARC Occupation

 

This is a Statement from the protestors, the "Save UH/Stop UARC Occupation." In the statement, UARC refers to University Affiliated Research Center, a Naval military research facility. The university had announced the creation of the center after secret meetings.

 

Beyond Identity and Schmoozing: Mobilizing the East Coast Asian American Students Union

by Owen Li

 

The East Coast Asian American Student Union conference, a yearly gathering of 900-1,000 almost entirely Asian/Pacific Islander students, was recently hosted by the University of Pennsylvania on the weekend of February 18-20, 2005. Students representing a broad range of schools across the eastern U.S. gathered to hear speakers, attend workshops, enjoy performances, and socialize.

 

Shattering the Myth of Meritocracy: Separate and Unequal 50 Years Later

This VIEWPOINT was originally published in the Piedmont Post on Wednesday, June 2, 2004.  The piece was primarily written for Piedmont’s white liberal middle/owning class audience (whites comprised 78% of Piedmont’s residents in 2000) and indirectly for Piedmont’s middle/owning class people of color (In 2000, 2/3 of people of color making their residence in Piedmont were APA; of these, 70 percent were ethnically Chinese) Piedmont is a city entirely surrounded by Oakland, California. This is reprinted with the permission of the author.

 

Walk Out, Walk On: The Budget Cuts in the Bay Area Massively Effect Urban Schools

by Erin Pangilinan

 

Imagine your school without a library. Imagine your school without a sports program. Imagine your school without counselors. That’s not something imagined…it’s a reality in the West Contra Costa County School District (WCCUSD). The WCCUSD school board announced its budget plans cuts for the 2004-2005 school year; cutting 201 positions and many after school programs by $16.5 million in reductions.

 

BRANDEIS STUDENTS RALLY AFTER ASIAN AND WOMEN HATE ACTS

Thanks to Doug Brugge
taken from Brandeis student press release

Concerned students staged a noon rally in front of the Usdan Student Center, spurred by recent harassment targeting Asian- American women on Brandeis University campus. The rally provided a safe space for students voices to be heard and solidarity in the fight against all forms of intolerance and discrimination.

WELLESLEY STUDENTS WIN DEMAND FOR ASIAN AND LATINO STAFF

By Michael Liu
with thanks to Ann Marie Booth and Helen Wong

Wellesley students have won their demand for full time positions for an Asian American and Lationo advisors. Organized by members of Sisters Leading Action for Multiculturalism (SLAM), a recently formed coalition of Asian American and Latino students, the students were on the verge of beginning a hunger strike 9am on Wednesday.

UC Davis Asian Students Take On White-Asian violence

By Mike Liu
The source for this information was published in the Nichi Bei Times. Yukiya Jerry Waki is a staff writer at Nichi Bei Times. Visit the Nichi Bei Times web site for more information on UC Davis.

After months of conflict, 300 Asian-American students and supporters , held a protest in front of the administration building against recent confrontations with white students at the University of California, Davis.

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