By Christine Armario Associated Press IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — When Chase Bailey was diagnosed with autism at age 2, his mother feared he’d never enjoy a typical childhood. Indeed, he hasn’t. Between appearances with celebrities and hosting his own cooking show, Bailey’s life feels anything but typical. During the past two years, the 13-year-old has […]
Black student targeted with racist note at mainly Asian campus
By Staff The Associated Press IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — University of California, Irvine officials pledged to work on race relations on campus this week after a Black student found a hand-scrawled note in her backpack calling her a slave, making it the second racist incident that has offended Black students in recent weeks.
Racist video by Asian fraternity stirs anger
By Staff The Associated Press IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — The University of California, Irvine, is investigating a video that shows a member of an Asian American fraternity dancing in blackface after the clip sparked outrage on campus, a university official said April 25.
Vietnamese Americans try to save stories
By Amy Taxin The Associated Press IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — The knock came at night more than 30 years ago. Hugo Van, then a young man, had a chance to flee newly communist Vietnam and walk to freedom.
Minority student activists protest education cuts
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — If campus activism still brings to mind peace signs, a sea of white faces, and liberal strongholds like Berkeley, meet Jesse Cheng.