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)

An Asian American Coming of Age Tale: Campus Racism

by | September 27, 2015

For Rini Sampath, her American dream ran into the reality of racism. [...]

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The Green Pope: Francis Visit Galvanizes Catholic Educators on the Environment

by | September 20, 2015

If you haven’t paid attention to Pope Francis’ visit until now, this is the subject he’s [...]

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U.S. News & World Report Sells Magazines, Higher Ed Goes into Despair

by | September 13, 2015

Not No.1 or No. 2? Forget About the Rankings Nonsense [...]

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California State University Professor Speaks Out About Pay Issue

by | September 7, 2015

At California State University, Sacramento, faculty takes to an informational picket. [...]

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Political Correctness? Trump Doesn’t Understand Political Inclusion

by | August 31, 2015

During the same week he had Univision anchor Jorge Ramos physically removed from a news confere [...]

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Affirmative action for elite debtors: Why are we forgiving loans for people who can afford to pay?

by | August 24, 2015

If you think you have heard it all about the student loan crisis, then I bet you think the main [...]

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By Julian Bond’s Example, We all Need to do So Much More

by | August 17, 2015

It was 1:03 a.m., California time, early Sunday morning. That’s when my cell phone alerted me [...]

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GOP Still Needs Lesson in Diversity

by | August 10, 2015

GOP debate reveals party hasn’t learned its diversity lesson [...]

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Making Schools Accountable for Bad Loans May Pay Off

by | August 2, 2015

A bipartisan push to make schools share in the debt burden may help financial aid problems. [...]

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With Africa Tour, Obama Establishes Himself as the “Diversity” President

by | July 26, 2015

And you thought President Obama singing “Amazing Grace” at the Rev. Clementa Pinckney’s w [...]

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