Smart Writing + Smart People

Pacific Ties is always looking for new voices and fresh ideas. Think you’ve got something to say? Want to learn more about the world of journalism, publishing, design, and community involvement? We are accepting applications for Winter 2009. We’re looking for kick-ass individuals who want to get involved. Positions available in editing, writing, design, photography,…

Hello Kitty for World Dictatorship

I wonder if Sanrio had a hand in creating this: A Hello Kitty maternity hospital just opened in Yuanlin, Taiwan. Rooms are decked out in cute kitty goodness – uniforms, cots, blankets, and interior decor are all plastered with the image of the cartoon cat. Director or the hospital, Tsai Tsung-chi, claims that his hospital…

Michelle Rhee is on TIME

This week’s TIME Magazine features Michelle Rhee, public schools chancellor of Washington D.C. Her unorthodox approach to school reform has earned her many opponents as well as supporters. The city’s legendary troubled public school system boasts a mere 24% graduation rate for some schools.  In her first year and a half on the job, she…

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Without the support of our advertisers, we wouldn’t be able to do this.  So go support them too! East West Players Curry House – on Sawtelle Blvd. (Coupon in the issue!) Organization of Chinese Americans Anna’s Italian Restaurant