December 10, 2009
Written by C.N.
You might be interested to read the following posts from Decembers of years past:
- 2008: The Impact of Racial Diversity on College Students
A new study shows that having a college roommate of a different race increases overall racial tolerance, except when your roommate is Asian American.
- 2007: The Rise of the Nguyens
New Census data points out that one of the fastest-growing surnames in the U.S. is the most common one among Vietnamese Americans.
- 2006: Rejected Asian American Applicant Sues Princeton
An Asian American applicant sues Princeton University for rejecting his admissions application and how his suit has evolved into another battle over affirmative action.
- 2005: Model Minority Expectations and Suicide
The intense pressure from families and society of living up to standards of high achievement can be overwhelming and has led many young Asian Americans to take their own lives.
- 2004: Inter-Asian Sentiments
Examples from popular culture in both Japan and South Korea illustrate the contradictory nature of inter-ethnic relations between Asians of different ethnic groups.