Great news for all you Asian American studies scholars out there. The University of California, Riverside, is launching a Korean American studies center with the help of a $2.7 million endowment from the Overseas Koreans Foundation.
The Inside/Out Issue takes a look at what it means to be on the inside yet the outside, to occupy the foreground yet the background. It also features our new Food section.
Great news: Hyphen is up for a 2010 Utne Independent Press Award in the social/cultural coverage category.
A ukulele is small and only has four strings, but it pumps out some big sounds, especially in the hands of Jake Shimabukuro, the Hawaiian virtuoso who rose to rock-star fame via YouTube.
If you couldn't make it to our Trailblazing Issue release party, here's a video from Myx with some highlights.
In video interview, John Cho says script for a third Harold and Kumar has been written and the next Star Trek movie is in the works.
Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus: the title alone should have kept me away, but flipping through the channels to SyFy, my curiosity was piqued when I saw that it starred 80s teen sensation Debbie Gibson (who's all grown up and goes by Deborah now).
That red-faced glow many Asians get when they have a few too many drinks is the result of a genetic mutation that research suggests occurred about the same time farmers began growing rice in China ... about 10,000 years ago.
We've got lots of stuff for you in The Trailblazing Issue of Hyphen, including having Diana Nguyen and Jen Wang, the bloggers behind Disgrasian, on our cover.
The legal saga of the Miley Cyrus chinky-eyed photo is coming to an end. A judge has tossed a lawsuit filed against Cyrus for posing in the image that's been all over the Internet.