Post Tagged with: "Korean American"

Myongju Kang (Photo via Korea Daily)

Korean American on His Cross-Country Run

East Asian, Immigration, Sports February 14, 2017 at 3:52 pm

Myongku Kang has written a book about his cross-country trip across the U.S. on foot, and now plans to take his efforts overseas, Korea Daily reports.

The winner of the essay contest, Patrick Yang. (Photo via Korea Daily)

He is the Hyphen in Korean-American

Culture, East Asian, Education October 2, 2012 at 11:55 am

An 18-year-old Korean student, who was raised in New York and graduated from Hunter College High School, won an essay contest for his entry on being the hyphen in Korean-American, the Korea Daily reported.

Jay Caspian Kang, author of "The Dead Do Not Improve"

Korean Perspective on Virginia Tech Massacre

Asian, Crime, Culture, Featured Posts September 24, 2012 at 5:37 pm

The Korea Daily interviews Jay Caspian Kang, author of “The Dead Do Not Improve,” a novel about the Virginia Tech Massacre. Kang says he explored concepts of Korean emotions and how they related to the shooter and the community.

St. Andrew Avellino School in Flushing (Photo by Yangyoungung via Korea Daily)

Votes Lost in Translation: Korean Confusion, Bengali Ballots Debated

Demographics, Politics July 2, 2012 at 5:06 pm

After last week’s primary elections, Korean-Americans complained of confusing instructions and a crashed website that hindered their efforts to vote, and South Asians questioned the decision to provide translated ballots this November to Bengali-speakers but not Hindi-speakers.

Young Asian-Americans Challenge Stereotypes

Young Asian-Americans Challenge Stereotypes

Culture, East Asian, Featured Posts June 27, 2012 at 5:08 pm

As the debate continues over a recent report that critics claim regurgitates the “model minority” myth about Asian-Americans, a conference for Asian-Americans offered a forum to unpick the stereotypes. Voices of NY interviewed three young Korean-Americans there.

Empty polling station in Palisades Park (Photo by Seunghoon Jung / Korea Daily)

In N.J.’s Korean Enclaves, Spotty Services for Korean Voters

Demographics, East Asian, Politics June 11, 2012 at 4:26 pm

Despite efforts to make last week’s primary election process accessible for the massive Korean population of Bergen County, N.J., Korean-Americans complained that translation services were spotty in some places and nonexistent in others, the Korea Daily reported.