Another holiday season, another reason for endless fashion decisions. Hyphen is here to the rescue, and as an org committed to social justice, the outfit de rigueur this year is definitely socially- and eco-conscious.
A San Francisco lawyer is representing Iraqi refugees in a lawsuit against the Bush Administration over the Iraq War.
Allison Chin is the first person of color to be president of the Sierra Club.
Writer Justine Lee Photographer Andria Lo
IN ITS 117-YEAR HISTORY, the Sierra Club has never had an elected president who was a person of color — that is, until Allison Chin came around. Chin, a Chinese American, took the helm of the nation’s largest and arguably most influential environmental organization in 2008. Her vision is to promote a core ethic of diversity while continuing to appeal to the individual’s sense of global responsibility.
Asian American filmmakers build upon a documentary legacy and expand to the narrative genre.
ASIAN AMERICAN FILMMAKERS are no strangers to the nonfiction genre, as made evident by numerous Best Documentary Oscar nominations and wins. Steven Okazaki has had three nominations and a win for Days of Waiting: The Life and Art of Estelle Ishigo (1991). Freida Lee Mock is among the most nominated documentary filmmakers with five nominations and one win for Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision (1994). More recently, Ruby Yang won for The Blood of Yingzhou District in 2007.
Directed by Joe Fox and James Nubile
Alums reveal hook ups, hangouts and reasons behind the program's nickname.
Imagine four summer weeks with 500 other college students in a country far from home where the legal drinking age is 18. Imagine also, that your parents have fully supported this trip.
Colloquially known as the Love Boat, Taiwan's Overseas Chinese Affairs Commission offers this one-month experience to American-born Chinese students—at a highly subsidized cost—to promote Taiwan's history and culture through language classes, seminars, leisure activities and tours.
We asked a few Love Boat alums to give us the highlights and lowlights from their trip to the Motherland.