I read this interesting Article about how college campuses are redoing their food options. It's about time. I know when I went to school I never liked the cafeteria food. Blaachhh! Bravo to college campuses who pay attention to students' needs.
Got this email announcement and definitely had to share.
Vanishing Filipino Americans: The Bridge Generation By Peter Jamero
Booklaunching and Talk Saturday, November 19, 2011 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Carson Public Library 151 E. Carson Street Carson, CA 90745 (310) 830-0901
Documentation of Filipino American history is largely limited to the Manong Generation that immigrated to the US in the early 1900s. Their second-generation children -- the Bridge Generation -- are now in their sixties, seventies, and eighties; however, the literature is silent regarding their life in America. Vanishing Filipino Americans explores the Bridge Generation's growing up years; their maturation as participants in Filipino youth clubs; their development of a unique subculture; their civic participation; and their triumphs and struggles in America's workforce. Jamero begins the process of documenting the experiences and contributions of these second-generation Filipino Americans, addressing a significant…