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February 14, 2014
Lantern Day, Valentine's Day, and One Billion Rising!

 

SAVE THE WANG CENTER NEWS
 

 
 SBU Imperial President Delusional
We defy Stanley to stand in front of the
shortest of the 6 Wang AAC light towers on
the far right in the drawing below, holding
that KSQ drawing he claims is accurate, and
publicly say it is correct even though it
shows the 3-story lig
ht tower as the same
height as the proposed 6-story Toll Drive
dorms! Another KSQ drawing falsely minimizes the dorms impact on the garden
by making them look 4 stories. So why
should anyone believe any KSQ drawings
that show these 'dwarf' dorms not effecting
the iconic pagoda tower atop Wang? If
Stanley were honest, he would have an
impartial 3rd party architect, one all could
agree on, make accurate drawings.
What is Stanley afraid of? The truth?
Update: We came up with the perfect
architect to provide correct drawings -
the world famous John Belle of Beyer,
Blinder and Belle! He won the nation's
highest honor for an architect, the Presidential Design Award, for the
renovations of Grand Central Station and Ellis Island, and he also designed SBU's
Academic Mall. Everyone respects Belle!



Click on photos above or below to enlarge
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 STANLEY STILL LYING,
STILL NOT RESPONDING
Stanley's Scorecard:
Trees 1, Asians 0
 
Is this what "almost no effect" means to Stanley: Will sitting in the serene Suzhou style scholar's garden and looking up at trees and sky be the same as looking at
brick walls towering overhead, listening to
a cacophony of music blaring? Never again being able to open the theatre curtain to reveal the Japanese Noh-style effect of the outside being one with the inside through the two 8-sided windows? Will driving onto campus or looking down from the Academic Mall and seeing the iconic pagoda tower, now alone against the blue sky, be the same when its bottom half is backed by brick walls, at night the dorm lights switching on and off?

 All we ask is that Stanley give logical
reasons why the Asian campus community
does not matter to him. Why he is willing to
the destroy the beauty of the $55 million gift
celebrating Asian heritage when there is lots
of room for dorms elsewhere. (With room for
new parking too!) Why he does not have the
common courtesy to respond to students,
alumni, faculty, staff, and members of the
community who have asked him why. Does
he truly believe the two-minute walk closer
to the Academic Mall between Toll Drive
dorms and LaValle Stadium dorms is worth
screwing up the Wang AAC? Please tell us
Sam. Please justify what you are doing.
Tennis Courts 1, Asians 0
Since the high temp steam pipes needed
to build any large building on campus are
already in place by the tennis courts on the
other side of the same parking lot , why
can't there be stadium dorms there like the
popular ones at UT Austin and the tennis
courts moved. The tennis court space was
originally offered to Charles Wang so if it
was good enough for the Wang AAC then,
why isn't it good enough for dorms now?

   


Drawing above, also by KSQ but prior to
when any objections were raised about the
effect on Wang, more accurately shows the
new dorms towering over the Wang Center.

 

 
www.aaezine.org/savewang
Index of Previous Save Wang
Articles with Drawings and Photos

 

   

CHARLES B. WANG
ASIAN AMERICAN CENTER

 Charles Wang: Donor Celebrating Asian and
Asian American Cultures

P.H. Tuan: Architect

 PH Tuan Annual CB Wang Center Photo Contest

 Jinyoung Jin
Associate Director
for Cultural Programs

 
Original Wang Center Page Hacked, Lots Missing, But Has: Grand Opening Photos & Videos, Charles Wang's Speech, PH Tuan Describing Pagoda & You Can See It Rising
 

   

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O NEW EDITORIAL Edward Snowden, Whistle
   Blower - NY Times
O NEW Here's Why US Press Freedom Now
   Ranks with Haiti and Romania - TakePart
O NEW Spying by NSA Ally Entangled US Law
   Firm - New York Times
   (Australia spied on Indonesia for the US

   on trade, not terrorism)
O NEW World Press Freedom Index 2014 / US Ranks - Reporters Without Borders

   

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MORE JAN - FEB NEWS
FACULTY, RESEARCHERS, STAFF
BNL, SOUTHAMPTON, SBU, SBUH

 

 


Brookhaven Lab scientists L-R Lijun Wu,
Yimei
Zhu, Chris Homes, and Weiguo Yin 

Superconductivity in Orbit: BNL Scientists
Find New Path to Loss-Free Electricity

 

 


Brookhaven Lab Biochemist Chang-Ju Liu, center, with researchers L-R Mingyue Gou, Huijun Yang, Yuanheng Cai, Xuebin Zhang

Roots to Shoots: Hormone

Transport in Plants Deciphered

 

 


Asian Pacific American Association (AAPA)
at BNL Coordinated Fundraising and Brookhaven Science Associates
Employees Raised $20,000
for Typhoon Haiyan Relief

 



  Listen to Charles Osgood
 
File segment, CBS Radio
 
on Comp Sci
  Prof Yejin Choi's
 
novels algorithm

 ~~~~~
  Computer Science
  Prof Yejin Choi
  Quantifies Parts of Writing
 
Style That Predict a Novel's
 
Success - SBU Press Release

Search for First

CN Yang - Deng Wei
Endowed Chair

in
Theoretical Physics

O VIDEOS: Confucius Institute
   Chinese New Year Celebration

 

LOCAL & REGIONAL NEWS/OP EDS

O Balut: The Filipino Delicacy That Makes
    the World Squirm - CNN

    O Available at Asian One Best Grocery
     and Restaurant in Ronkonkoma

Cheap and Good! What More Could You Ask For?
Bánh Mě and Sushi
Walk from SBU Campus


by May Hao Wang

O Christie Ally, Philip Kwon, Prepped Official
   Before George Washington Bridge Closure
   Testimony - Wall Street Journal Online

Death of Baruch College Freshman Michael Deng in Pi Delta Psi Fraternity Hazing Ritual Ruled a Homicide - NY Daily News

O Grace Meng Looks Back at Her First Year
    in Congress - Queens Times Ledger

 

Lantern Festival
The Last Day of the
Lunar New Year -
Spring Festival

by May Hao Wang

O Mayor de Blasio Plans to Close NYC
   Schools for Lunar New Year and Eid
,
   But Isn't Sure About Diwali - Daily News
O McDonald's vs. Elderly Koreans in
   Queens, NY: Culture Clash or A Lesson
   in Customer Etiquette?
   - International Business Times

 



Photo Travelogue Through the
New York Transit Museum
by Brandon Loo

 

Parents of Teen Girls
Stony Brook U Needs You!
Research Study on
Teen Emotional Growth
 

O SBU Electrical Eng Student and Tamil
   Refugee Shamini Sathiyaruban and her
   husband featured in NY Daily News
   
Valentine's Day special Journey of Love

Ward Melville HS Team L-R Eidan Jacob, Akilesh Tangella, Harrison Li, Coach Robert Spira, Rajiv Moturu, Jake Welde Wins BNL Science Bowl 2014


NEW SBU PHOTO ALBUMS



photography by Sammy Chan

CSSA Lunar New Year
 



photography by Eric Leung

CSSA Lunar New Year

Confucius Institute
Chinese New Year

 


 
photography by May Hao Wang

CSSA Lunar New Year

Confucius Institute
Chinese New Year

 


NEW SBU VIDEOS



videography by Yiyan Zheng

SBU Confucius Institute
Chinese New Year
Celebration

 


 
SBCSSA Chinese New Year Gala
Chinese Students and
Scholars Association
 

   

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Last year over a billion people in 207 countries danced and demonstrated to end violence against women. Make this year's V-day bigger! Events worldwide, one at SBU's Wang Center. If snowed in, make own 'event-of-one' in solidarity. 

FR 2/14
STALLER
 

 
Laotian Film
The Rocket

 

SA 2/22
WANG
  

 
Tea Talk followed by Tasting
Shunan Teng on China
 

WE 2/26
SOMAS
 

 
TAOS Talk
Dr Bo-Wen Shen, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

 

Every Sun
at 7
  

 
ChinaBlue Radio Show
WUSB 90.1 FM

 

SELECT FEB OFF-CAMPUS


2/28 Philippine Consulate General, NYC
Politics & Governance: Lessons from the Experiences of Elected Asian American Leaders - with Grace Meng, Ron Kim, Rolando Lavarro, and Ed Santos

 

SPECIAL EVENT


2/4 - 3/16 : Kung Fu : Life of Bruce Lee
New Off-Broadway Play by Tony Award Winning Playwright David Henry Hwang
 
Video: Kung Fu Rehearsal with Cole Horibe
as Bruce Lee and Choreographer
Sonya Tayeh - Entertainment Weekly
 

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WE 3/12
WANG
 

 
Wang Center Art Exhibits
Opening Reception
Free But RSVP Required

 

WE 4/2
WANG
 

 
Film / Director Talk
Maria the Korean Bride

 

SA 4/5
STALLER

 
Taiko Drummers
TAO
Phoenix Rising

 


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EDUCATION NEWS


Archive : Articles About Education
 

O NEW After winding odyssey, Tibetan texts
   find home in China - New York Times
O NEW The Rising Cost of Not Going to
   College - Pew Research Report

    O NEW College Is A Waste - But Not Going
   Is Worse - Bloomberg Business Week

O NEW EDITORIAL Making College Pay
   - New York Times
"Pay, meanwhile, has stagnated for college-educated workers over the past 12 years. That's better than declining, as has been the case for less-educated workers. But it also shows that a college education, in and of itself, does not create good jobs at good pay. For that a thriving economy is essential - including consistent pro-employment policies and investments by business and government."

O NEW OP ED Professors, We Need You!
   - New York Times
"Some of the smartest thinkers on problems at home and around the world are university professors, but most of them just don't matter in today's great debates."
O NEW  We are creating Walmarts of higher
   education - The Atlantic
   "...convenient, cheap and second-rate."
  
    O
NEW
The Wal-mart-ization of higher
   education: How young professors are
   getting screwed - Salon

    O NEW The educated poor: adjunct
   professors - Illinois Times

    O NEW New Faculty Majority
O NEW VIDEO Sen Elizabeth Warren Calls
   for Closing Loopholes for the Rich to Cut
   Student Loan Debt - Mother Jones

   

INTERESTING NEWS ARTICLES, OP EDS
& VIDEOS WITH NO RELATION TO SBU,
OR ANOTHER COUNTRY UNLESS THERE
IS SOME RELATIONSHIP TO THE USA,
OR IT IS NON-POLITICAL

O NEW 6 Elements of Arthur Chu's Jeopardy!
   Strategy - mentalfloss.com
O NEW An American in Madras' Traces Career
   of Unlikely Pioneer in Tamil Language Films
   - New York Times
O NEW DNA from 12,600 Year Old Clovis Boy
   Shows Asian Ancestry of Native Americans
   - Nature World News

    O NEW Genetic Link Between Native
   Americans and Asians Strengthened
   - medill.northwestern.edu

    O NEW Native Americans descended from
   three Asian groups - Agence France Presse
O NEW China Thinks It Can Defeat America in
   Battle - David Axe, warisboring.com
O NEW George Takei Uses His Voice to Go
   Where Other Gay Activists Can't Be Heard
   - Salt Lake Tribune

    O NEW In Town for Steel City Con, Takei
   Continues Bold Trek Into the Future
   - hispanicbusiness.com
O NEW Here's Why That Asian Privilege
   Hashtag is So Problematic - Colorlines
O NEW How Amy Chua Gets Race Wrong
   - Colorlines
O NEW OP ED India Rises to Reply to US
   Assault - Times of India
O NEW Philippine Leader Sounds Alarm on
   China - New York Times

    O NEW China Slams Philippine Leader for
   Hitler Comparison - BBC

    O NEW Palace Not Bothered by Scathing
   Chinese Commentary on PNoy
   - Philippine Star

    O NEW US Admiral assures Philippines of
   help in disputed sea - Reuters

    O NEW For South China Sea Claimants, A
   Legal Venue to Battle China - Reuters

    O NEW OP ED China's Continued Policy of
   Aggrandizement - Times of India

    O NEW Chinese Naval Exercise In Eastern
   India Ocean Sends Mixed Signals
   - The Diplomat

    O NEW Japan Enters Where China Is
   Barred - Northeast India - Times of India

    O NEW OP ED Would India's Northeast Be
   Better Off With China? - Times of India

    O
NEW
Japan Could Force Down Chinese
   Plans - Western Pacific Is Getting Real
   Tense - David Axe, warisboring.com

    O NEW
Japan's Leader Compares Strain
   With China to Germany and Britain in
   1914 - New York Times

    O
NEW
Japan on Backfoot in Global PR War
   With China After Abe Shrine Visit - Reuters

    O
NEW
Is the PLA Going Rogue
   - National Interest 

    O NEW China Pushes Back on North Korea,
   South China Sea as Kerry Visits - Reuters
    O NEW Kerry Woos and Warns Beijing
   on Valentine's Day - Time  

    O NEW Kerry to Take Harder US Line on
   South China Sea Disputes - Reuters
O NEW Spying by NSA Ally Entangled US Law
   Firm - New York Times
   (Australia spied on Indonesia for the US

   on trade, not terrorism)
O NEW VIDEO Bing Censors Its US Version
   in Chinese But Not in English - CNN
O NEW VIDEOS Why Can't You Bring Made in
   America to Asia? How Are Global
   Companies Answering Asia's Business
   Challenges - Singapore Sessions

INTERESTING ARTICLES, OP EDS
& VIDEOS ABOUT ANYONE OR
ANYTHING - NON-POLITICAL

O NEW Explain Bitcoin Like I'm Five
   - medium.com
O NEW Flipping the Corruption Myth
   - al Jazeera
O NEW How I Lost My $50,000 Twitter
   Username - Naoki Hiroshima, CyberSecurity
O NEW Its Been Over One Hundred Years
   Since an Artist Did This in America
   - upworthy.com
O NEW VIDEO Amazing Unseen Bruce Lee
   - Facebook
O NEW VIDEO Bruno Mars Super Bowl
   2014 Half Time Show - youtube
O NEW VIDEO Climbing the Shanghai Tower: 650 meters - ontheroofs
O NEW VIDEO Sochi and the Luge - Canadian
   Institute of Diversity and Inclusion

   

JYOTI SINGH PANDEY IS AMERICA TOO
& IT'S NOT JUST WOMEN WHO SUFFER

 
Archive of Articles/Resources About Ending the Sexual and Physical Abuse of Women
 

O NEW In Jaipur, New Feminists Are Born
    - New York Times
O NEW OP ED Blame Rapists for Rape...
   Obviously - CNN
O NEW OP ED When Emily Was Sold for Sex
   - New York Times
O NEW Reports Show Increase in Sexual
   Assault on Stony Brook Campus
   - SB Statesman
O NEW There's Something Absolutely Wrong
   With What We Do to Boys Before They
   Grow Into Men - upworthy.com
O NEW These Men Were Enjoying Watching
   These Scantily Clad Women... Until They
   Discover Why They Were Dancing
   - viralvideo.com
O NEW The Military Has a Rape Problem -
   and It's Not Just Women Who Suffer
   - takepart.com
O NEW The Rapist Next Door - CNN

   

THE ENVIRONMENT / GLOBAL WARMING
SAVE SBU, USA & THE EARTH

 

China Wind Farm photo by Zhenxiao Lei, SBU '11

 
What the US Needs! Try This!
UK Interactive Website Lets Users Understand and Determine How to Reduce Global Warming Individually and Together

 

O NEW OP ED Don't Sell Cheap US Coal to
   Asia - New York Times