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Articles by Allyson Escobar

Filipina Teacher in San Bernardino Accused of Using Tacial Slur in Class

A Filipina teacher in San Bernardino, Calif., was put on administrative leave after one of her students accused her of using the “N” word in class.
categories EducationRace/Ethnic Relations

Asian Pacific Islander Small Business Program Kicks Off Its 15th Annual Asian Small Business Expo

Small business owners and directors, elected officials, supporters, and community partners gathered at SIPA headquarters to kick-off the event with food and a short welcoming program.
category Business

Ex-USC Professor Pleads Guilty to Sexual Assault of Filipino Minors

A 65-year-old ex-USC professor pleaded guilty on Friday, September 5 to traveling to the Philippines and sexually assaulting several underage boys between ages 9 and 17.
categories JusticePublic Safety

Filipino Suspect of Al-Qaeda Terror Plot Remains on Trial

A major case against four alleged terrorist suspects, one of them Filipino, from the Inland Empire, has begun its second week of trial.
category Justice

Fil-Spanish Choreographer and Wife Win Creative Arts Emmy Award

The 2014 Creative Arts Emmy Awards was held on Saturday, Aug. 16 at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live, to honor Hollywood’s striking achievements in primetime television.
category Arts & Culture

12-Year Old Pinoy Flies 1979 Piper Plane

LOS ANGELES – For 12-year-old Jervin Barcenas, getting on an airplane is one thing. However, being able to fly one is an entirely different story.
categories Arts & CultureYouth

Voter Turnout Expected to Rise Among Students

With November 6 fast approaching, it is predicted that voter turnout among young people, especially college students, will be higher than before.
categories EducationPolitics
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