The Daily Eastern News

Eastern celebrates Holi Festival in rain

Logan Raschke, News Editor

April 28, 2019

The Saturday showers quite literally put a damper on the three-day Celebration Festival, but that did not stop Charleston from having a good time. Food trucks surrounded the Doudna Fine Arts Center; artisan stands occupied 7th Street and festival-goers sifted through, lugging umbrellas and jumbo corndogs. The...

Original Japanese manga art, artifacts up for viewing at Booth Library

Melissa Jabek, Contributing Writer

April 10, 2019

The Eastern community can appreciate original Japanese manga art and artifacts at the West Reading Room of Booth Library in honor of Asian Heritage Month until April 25. Kofi Bazzell-Smith, a junior majoring in studio art, created all of the original manga artwork at the exhibit. Manga is a Japanese s...

Students eat spicy noodles for Asian Heritage Month

Bailey Taylor, Contributing Writer

April 9, 2019

Tears were streaming down the eyes of Tionne Cain, a sophomore English major, when she participated in the Spicy Noodle Challenge hosted by the Korean Students Association. Cain explained how she thought the experience was “like death.” “It was hot water, hot ramen and hot spices, and I have...

Celebration honors Asian heritage

Jinhee J Lee, a professor of history, coordinator of Asian Studies and the main organizer for Asian Heritage Month, talks with students during the Kick-off Reception in the Doudna Concourse of the Doudna Fine Arts Center on Monday afternoon.

Brysen Carr, Contributing Writer

April 1, 2019

The celebration of Asian Heritage Month kicked off Monday with Asian music, Asian cuisine and lots of educational conversation at the Doudna Concourse. Members of the Eastern community gathered around tables bearing classic Asian food, such as sushi, spring rolls, crab rangoons, dumplings and coconu...

Students to be recognized for excellence in research

Staff Report

April 10, 2018

Six students were given the 2018 Awards for Excellence in Student Research and Creativity. They will be honored at a reception on Wednesday. The winners were Wonjin Song, an undergraduate in economics and mathematics, for his paper, “International Debt Impact on the Value of South Korean Cur...

12th annual Asian Heritage Month to begin with ‘A Taste of Asia’ reception

Vanessa Saltijeral, Contributing Writer

April 2, 2018

Activities for Eastern’s 12th annual Asian Heritage Month are set to begin Tuesday. These activities started when a small group of students, faculty and staff with a desire to share their cultures and experiences of Asia on campus organized the month-long celebration, said History Professor Jinhee...

Cultural food, field trip, Holi this weekend

Staff Report

April 20, 2017

  The Asian studies department is offering a variety of cultural activities this weekend to celebrate Asian Heritage Month. Students will have a chance to make their own world culture food 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the Christian Campus House. Attendees can make and taste new food from around...

Panelists discuss North Korea, South Korea, China

Jinhee J. Lee, the cordinator of asian studies, discusses relations between China and South Korea, and addresses the impeachment of The South Korean president.

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter

April 13, 2017

  The impeachment of South Korean president Park Geun-hye, relations between China and South Korea, and North Korean policies were among the topics of discussions by panelists, including visiting professors from China and Japan, Thursday as part of Asian Heritage Month. Park Geun-hye, the...

‘Ghosts of a War’ film to be shown for Asian Heritage Month

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter

April 10, 2017

Korean photographer Sohn Sung Hyun will present the film “So Long Asleep: Waking the Ghosts of a War” 7 p.m. Tuesday in Lumpkin Auditorium with a discussion to follow. The film was made by David Plath, an anthropology professor from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and will be shown...

Sushi starts off Asian Heritage Month

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter

April 3, 2017

The 11th Annual Asian Heritage Month kicks off with the “Taste of Asia” at 12 p.m. Tuesday in the Doudna Fine Arts Center Concourse. Free Asian food from QQ Buffet and Bangkok Thai Restaurant and Asian music will be available, including vegetarian options. Asia-related RSO representatives,...

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