LOS ANGELES: NATIONAL COMMITTEE ON NORTH KOREA VISITS LMU AND GIFTS STUDENTS WITH SUPER-SUMMIT INSIGHTS

TOM PLATE WRITES – Thanks to an inspiring visit by the National Committee on North Korea, a handful of staffers – not to mention their prof – may have learned more about the intricacies of the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea and its regional relationships in two hours than in…

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LOS ANGELES: WHY SAVING THE VA FROM TRUMP’S NOMINEE IS THE RIGHT MEDICINE FOR OUR WOUNDED VETERANS

ANDREA PLATE WRITES – What’s the big deal about Dr Ronny L. Jackson, President Trump’s embattled nominee for Secretary of Veterans Affairs? It’s obvious, if the allegations are true. They include: creating a hostile work environment. Drinking excessively on the job. Prescribing and dispensing medications inappropriately, to his own staff,…

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LOS ANGELES: WORLD FAMOUS UN EXPERT ON THE POLITICS AND ETHICS OF GLOBAL FOOD DISTRIBUTION COMES TO BRIEF LMU

WRITES JAY SEO – The UN Rapporteur for the Right to Food, Dr. Hilal Elver, will speak to students and faculty next Wednesday, 31 Jan., at Loyola Marymount University. This special event, co-sponsored by LMU’s Asia Media Center and the International Relations Program of LMU’s Political Science Dept., will take…

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LOS ANGELES: ASIA WORLD FILM FESTIVAL REACHES ARTISTIC GREATNESS WITH “A TAXI DRIVER” FROM SOUTH KOREA

YI NING WONG writes — South Korea is largely known as one of the Asian countries that have managed to successfully advance their economy into the developed world, in addition to evolving a stable democracy. However, with this advancement, much of modern society has forgotten the struggles that South Koreans…

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LOS ANGELES: SPECTACULAR ‘ASIAN WORLD FILM FESTIVAL’ PROJECTS THE RAW STORIES OF ASIA WITH PANACHE

ALEXIS CRUZ WRITES — The Asian World Film Festival took place this past week October 25 – November 2. The festival commenced with the opening night screening of “Ayla: The Daughter of War.” Asia Media International was honored to be able to cover the event and share reviews of our…

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LOS ANGELES: JUSTIN CHON’S ‘GOOK’ BRINGS NEW PERSPECTIVE TO HISTORICAL LA RIOTS

YI NING WONG writes — The 1992 Los Angeles riots marked one of the most violent demonstrations of civil unrest in the United States. While the event largely signified the rising tensions between African Americans and LAPD, it also exposed racial contentions between African and Korean Americans. Director Justin Chon’s…

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LOS ANGELES: GENOVESE NAMED BEST POLITICAL SCIENCE TEACHER IN NATION BY AMERICAN POLITICAL SCIENCE ASSN.

Loyola Marymount University has been officially notified that its Prof. Michael Genovese has been named the 2017 American Political Science Assn. Distinguished Teaching Award. This is only the fifth time in the award’s history that this has been bestowed by APSA. APSA’s recognition is testament to Prof Genovese’s many and…

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