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Entries from March 2009

#113 Nike Shoes

Posted March 28th, 2009 by Peter · 18 Comments

Nickster says: “I walk around and every single Asian I see are rocking Nike SB’s. What’s up with that? I thought we would like something more Asian than skate shoes.” For as long as Asians have been raising Peace Signs and racing Rice Rockets, they’ve been wearing Nike Shoes. How it it that this Pacific-Northwestern [...]

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#112 Cheapness

Posted March 20th, 2009 by Peter · 37 Comments

Here’s a story from Emily that we found particularly interesting about the “cheapness” of Asians from an inter-racial perspective. It’s really great to see that we can help break racial barriers through SAPL. Hope you enjoy the article! “My mother is Chinese, while my father is a typical white guy. My mom is the stereotypical [...]

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ServiceAsia Benefit Concert

Posted March 15th, 2009 by Peter · 2 Comments

Stuff Asian People Like is partnering with EastVillagers and the Asian Liver Center at Stanford.  If you’re in the Bay Area… May is Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month and World Hepatitis Month. East Villagers, Asian Liver Center, and Asian Central presents… ServiceAsia: Raising Awareness for Service in East Asia Poverty. Hunger. Lack of Education, Healthcare, [...]

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#111 Being a Banana

Posted March 7th, 2009 by Peter · 41 Comments

This is a great post (and one of our longer submissions) from suchda. It gives a lot of insight into the thought processes of Asians that have today become more like “bananas” and “twinkies” than embracing their culture. Enjoy! What do you think of when a banana is mentioned? There is more to it than [...]

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