API environmentalist Dorothy Le’s thoughts on minorities and the green movement

Vietnamese American Dorothy Le, 24, is a 2007 UCLA alumna who majored in Environmental Science and minored in Geography/Environmental Studies.  As an undergraduate, she led E3: Ecology, Economy, Equity, an environmental and social justice organization at UCLA and was involved in the  UC Divestment Taskforce, The Green Initiative Fund (TGIF), and the Statewide Sustainable Transportation…

Songs of Consciousness

For all of you in the Los Angeles area – Kappa Psi Epsilon of UCLA are having their 6th annual open mic night on May 12th.  The event is free for all and everyone is invited to perform!  Here’s some more info: This open mic night is an outlet for performers, artists, and regular people…

Joe Wong on Letterman

Comedian Joe Wong made his debut appearance on the Late Show Friday night. Joe Wong immigrated to the US from China in 1995 and is now a fixture at comedy clubs in the Boston/New England area. I love how his jokes are funny – without using the race card.  Some comedians make it their objective…

Cool API environmentalist: Sanjayan

As Earth Day approaches, environmentalists across the country are encouraging people to think green. Have you ever noticed that most Americans in the green movement are white? Sanjayan, a Sri Lankan American, is a lead scientist at the Nature Conservancy and one of the few high-ranking people of color in his field.  He comments on…