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...

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...

The magic of ‘Miss Granny’

  “Miss Granny” is a Korean film released in 2014, targeting the domestic audiences. With Shim Eun-kyung in the lead, the film follows the story of...

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....

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...

‘Descendants’ bet pays off for NEW

  Last Thursday, the hottest Korean drama, “Descendants of the Sun” on KBS2, reached a viewership rating of 30.4 percent, breaking the record for a...
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