Pacific Ties WINTER UPDATE

(From top left: Tommy Chen, Linda Reyes, Ray Luo, Malina Tran, Huong Pham, Elizabeth Park, Claudia Li.  Bottom left: Shirley Mak, ThienVinh Nguyen, Maria Iu, Debbie Chong, Stepfanie Aguilar. Not pictured: Shirley Chau, Bryan Yoo, Derrick Oliver, Athalia Nakula, Emily Ho, Hyun Cheol Oh) Hi from the Pacific Ties Staff! Here we are by the…

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Thanks Miley

The latest Miley Cyrus scandal has exploded all over the blogosphere (but not to extent of the Annie Leibowitz fiasco – which was equally stupid).  This photo of Miley and her friends making slant eyes and buck teeth to immitate Asian stereotypes has been circulating the internet for the past 24 hours and has angered…

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Hepatitis B: do you know your status?

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cTQMHRpxqG8] According to the American Liver Foundation, “Hepatitis B is a serious disease that affects one out of ten Asian Americans and their families. Among immigrants, the prevalance can be as high as one in seven.” Sounds scary, huh?  But we college students got the vaccinations in high school, so we don’t have to worry,…

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Pacific Ties in the News

UCLA’s daily student newspaper – The Daily Bruin – wrote an article on our photochallenge competition in today’s paper: http://www.dailybruin.com/news/2009/jan/29/pacific-ties-holding-contest/ Just to clarify – we’re an Asian American Pacific Islander magazine…NOT JUST PACIFIC ISLANDER. To enter out photochallenge, go here: http://www.facebook.com/home.php#/event.php?eid=49008821490 THEME: PASSION DEADLINE: FEB 6

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