Asian American women’s panel discusses sexual health

Asian Sisters Participating in Reaching Excellence and Boston University’s Alpha Kappa Delta Phi held a Speaker Series discussion on sexual health and healthy relationships Oct. 17 at Boston University. The event featured a panel comprising Lucy Chie, Hyeouk Chris Hahm and Tina Oza, which was moderated by Qingjiang Shi. Continue reading

Nine Asian American students receive awards for mental health awareness

Nine Asian American high school students from Malden received awards for their “Photovoice” projects on mental health during the Strides Against Stigma event on April 27 at Boston University’s Nickerson Field.
The project originated from the Chinese Culture Connection in Malden, and was supported by the Institute for Community Health and the Asian American Civic Association. Continue reading

Students showcase musical talent at Berklee Chinese concert

Chinese students celebrated the Lunar New Year and White Valentine’s Day with 1,000 attendees on March 14 at the Berklee Performance Center. The concert was delayed by the Feb. 8 blizzard, organized by the Berklee Chinese Student Association with students from Boston College, Boston University, Harvard University, MIT and Northeastern University. Continue reading

Boston University and Mayor Menino launch Bike-Safety initiative

In a continuing five-year effort to improve safety and calm traffic along its 1.5 mile-long main campus straddling Commonwealth Avenue, Boston University today announced with the City of Boston a series of measures to further protect cyclists and pedestrians, encourage bike use, and promote awareness of cyclists and pedestrians among motor-vehicle drivers. They will include new signage, enhanced bike-lane markings, and highway reflectors in the pavement. Continue reading