Preview: Interview with spoken word artist Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai

Last month, Pacific Ties had the opportunity to attend the 2009 Campus Progress National Conference in Washington D.C. In addition to listening to awesome speakers like Bill Clinton, Van Jones and Nancy Pelosi, we also got to experience an amazing performance given by Chinese-Taiwanese spoken-word artist, Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai. Who is Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai? She’s…

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…