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As New York Knick Jeremy Lin hits the court, Asian-Americans find power in politics

Jeremy Lin could not have arrived at a more propitious time for the NY Knicks and LATFOR. Lin, an Asian American Ivy League graduate, is the talk of New York as he is lighting up the NBA. He outscored future … Continue reading

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Pet Peeve of the Week

Yesterday, as I was reading about NY Knicks rookie phenom Jeremy Lin, I was irked by one reporter’s glaring, but all too common, misuse of the word, “reticent” when “reluctant” is meant. Writing in Capital New York, sportswriter Howard Megdal discussed the Lakers strategy … Continue reading

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