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Fil-Am teen who climbed to top of 1 World Trade Center faces judge

Justin Casquejo arrives for his court date in New York, Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The 16-year-old boy described as a thrill-seeker bypassed an inattentive security guard in the middle of the night and climbed a ladder to the spire of 1 World Trade Center, where he apparently took pictures, authorities said. AP

A teenager who climbed to the top of 1 World Trade Center will be assessed in a program for youthful offenders.

Posted: April 3rd, 2014 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Fil-Am students tackle cultural conflicts at summit

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A group view of the students and teachers who attended the Summit
FUNcilitators of Bonn Hildalgo and Decie Reyes
Professor Allyson Cubales. PHOTO BY LAWRENCE C. OCHOA

More than 500 Filipino American college students from all over the state met at the seventh annual summit of the Southern California Pilipino American Student Alliance (SCPASA) on Feb. 8 to explore issues facing “millennials.”

Posted: February 25th, 2014 in Americas,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Fil-Am youth education, dance program to celebrate 5th year

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American Center of Philippine Arts is celebrating the fifth year of its Student Enriched in Education and Dance (SEED) program and launching its College Fund Program at 6 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 15, in Oakland Asian Cultural Center in Oakland Chinatown.

Posted: February 8th, 2014 in Events | Read More »

Teen to Teen Talk: More important than fear

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World Trade Center

Standing on a street in New York is a scary thing.

Posted: November 20th, 2013 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

Hitting the bull’s eye of success

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I’m no Annie Oakley. The one time my dad took me for practice shooting, I did OK, but it wasn’t something I was really into, which is why I think it surprised both him and me when I started following the History Channel’s “Top Shot.”

Posted: September 20th, 2013 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

Symposium tackles challenges of growing up Fil-Am

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Panelists at “Defining Filipino Identity” in Carson City, California symposium. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/Hiyasmin Quijano

Filipino American elders and youth explored the challenges of Filipino American youth during a symposium on “Defining the Filipino Identity” held August 24 at the 7th Annual Philippine Heritage Institute International Congress in the Carson Community Center.

Posted: September 4th, 2013 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Assertiveness

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“What’s this?” my dad asked one day, somewhat annoyed as he stared at the mountains and mountains of books I had heaped on my bedroom floor.

Posted: June 24th, 2013 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

One moment in time

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I have always thought of life as a series of big events strung together only tenuously by more commonplace items. For example, there are hard-records of the day I was born, the first wobbly steps I took across the living room floor, and of my acceptance into the New York University Global Liberal Studies Core Program— all of which are considered defining moments in my personal history.

Posted: January 14th, 2013 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

Living Abroad

College bound

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Elizabeth Horner

I was 9 years old when my first submitted article got published. I wrote an essay about my “Last Day of School” that appeared in the Daily Advocate Newspaper, in June 2003.  Soon after, I received an invitation from the editor of that newspaper to write for their Special Independence Day edition. I remember having [...]

Posted: May 24th, 2012 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

Obama honors Fil-Am as Champion of Change

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Corazon Basa Cortes Tomalinas  CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

A Filipino-American from Agoo, La Union province, who started a crusade to help the youth when her own daughter got involved in drugs, will be honored Thursday at a White House ceremony as a “Champion of Change.”

Posted: April 5th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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