Emil Guillermo - Higher Education

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Emil Guillermo
Emil Guillermo is a print and broadcast journalist, commentator and humorist. His column, "Emil Amok," appeared for more than 14 years in AsianWeek at one time, and now appears on the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund site.  As a former host of NPR's "All Things Considered" he was the first Asian American male, and first Filipino American, to host a regularly scheduled national news broadcast. He is the author of Amok: Essays from an Asian American Perspective -- a compilation of essays originally published in Asian Week—that won an American Book Award in 2000. Emil Guillermo writes on issues of race, culture and politics for the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (www.aaldef.org/blog)

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Demarcus Cousins Cries Foul and We All Lose

by | February 7, 2016

Monday, February 8, is the start of the Lunar New Year and, for Asian Americans of Chinese desc [...]

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The Exploitation of College Sports

by | January 10, 2016

Big-time college sports perpetuate a deeper racism, says sports agent. [...]

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Tragedy in Paris

by | November 15, 2015

An American Global tragedy: Nohemi Gonzalez was an example of diversity in higher ed at its bes [...]

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Diversity Questions for Higher Ed after the UC Merced Stabbing Spree

by | November 8, 2015

By now it may all be forgotten, but last Wednesday, as the news broke, it was shocking the enti [...]

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‘The Pipeline Project’ Aims to Save Kids Who Don’t Make it to Higher Ed

by | November 1, 2015

Anna Deavere Smith’s project seeks to help end “the school to prison pipeline and the effec [...]

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Filipino History? Ethnic Studies? Ignorance Isn’t Bliss

by | October 25, 2015

We’re heading into the last week and winding up Filipino American History Month. [...]

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What Donald Trump Sees When He Sees an Asian College Kid’s Face

by | October 18, 2015

When he heard Donald Trump spewing forth untruths about South Korea on the campaign, economics [...]

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Campus Gun Violence, Ben Carson and How to Best Help Students Cope

by | October 11, 2015

The anxiety over guns in campus life has been a reality since the Virginia Tech massacre in 200 [...]

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History Leads to Diversity When it Comes to Asian Americans

by | October 5, 2015

If you want to understand how some of our best colleges and universities have become 20, 30, ev [...]

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