Lee Ji-sun Earns Social Welfare Ph.D. from UCLA, Sending a Message of Hope

Korean author who survived life-threatening burns earned her Ph.D. from University of California, Los Angeles last Friday. Lee Ji-sun, who was 22 years old at...

Ellen Junn Appointed as President of Stanislaus State

The California State University Board of Trustees named Ellen N. Junn, Ph.D., as president of California State University, Stanislaus effective July 1. Junn makes...

Korean-Nigerian Model Han Hyun-min Breaks the Race and Age Barriers

People who see him at first mistake him as a foreign model working in Korea. But Han Hyun-min, as his name suggests, is Korean....

Meet the pioneer of Koreatown, Hi-Duk Lee

Among Los Angeles Koreatown old-timers, Hi-Duk Lee is widely known as a pioneer who led forming of K-town. Coming from West Germany to Los...

Republican National Convention Organized by This Korean American Woman

Marcia Lee Kelly, an Orange County native Korean American, is behind the scene of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. As the first woman...

Iconic burger shop reopens with a little student aid

Early on Tuesday morning, Kim Young-chul, the 48-year-old owner of Young Chul Street Burger, was busy slicing and dicing pork and vegetables in his...

Chef of Kogi Truck Offers a Healthy Fast Food Option

Roy Choi, with an aim to change the morality of the food chain, has recently opened LocoL at Watts. Watts is at the center of...

In Memory of Susan Ahn Cuddy, Pioneering Korean American

Susan Ahn Cuddy was the eldest daughter of Dosan Ahn Changho, who devoted his life as an independence activist against the Japanese imperialism in Korea. Although...

Meet California State Assembly Field Deputy: Robert ‘Lobster’ Park

Born and raised in Koreatown, Robert Park recalled the invaluable role that the 1992 L.A. Riots played in his decision to pursue politics as...

Student-built drone carries aid in remote Nepal

Angel Swing, a social start-up established by a group of college students, succeeded earlier this month in delivering medicine to people in remote areas...

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