Growing up I rarely saw myself reflected in the books I read and hated to read. My elementary teachers motivated students to read by offering incentives such as reading a number of books each month to get a free pizza coupon.
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Although young job seekers with only a high school degree are in even worse shape, recent college graduates have entered a grim job market.
Last summer, Hmong College Prep Academy student Madanna Vue was selected from over 400 applicants to take part in Vanderbilt University’s Summer Research Internship Program.
To parents who have sent a freshman off to college this fall: You’re probably expecting to shell out major bucks for tuition, room and board and a million other necessities over the next few years.
As the 2019 Hmong College Prep Academy Girls’ Soccer Team winds down, first-year head coach Steve Barrett has been impressed with how his team has grown.
Nature is performed outdoors as a “walking play.” A professional ensemble of actors takes the audience on a journey through the natural environment as scenes unfold around them.
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Children swarmed out the double doors like busy ants. When had the schools gotten rid of the obnoxious brass bells that rang by the drumming of a sidearm? Sometimes, life had a way of making her recall how old she was.
The ideas for this series came into being when I was a junior in college. I was reading “Tragic Mountain” by Jane Hamilton.
One stormy night, a lonely housewife took a walk out in the fields that encircled their remote home. She was headed to their barnyard shed to obtain a few nails.
New tools give medical experts a new look at breast cancer detection.
Mai* and her husband Pheng* legally immigrated to the U.S. from Thailand in 2005 in a desperate attempt to improve their lives. After settling in Saint Paul with their four children, the couple learned about HAP’s job training services and enrolled in the organization’s 13-week soldering program.
Doctors are warning about how vaping can damage the lungs of teenagers. Recently, physicians spoke out about kids who landed in the hospital with severe medical problems and they suspect it is tied to vaping.
Vaccines protect children from serious diseases. As they get older, teens can get diseases they already got shots for because the protection from vaccines can wear off. This is why teens need a second dose of meningococcal vaccine at age 16.
Having a new baby is an exciting time with lots of changes. Every day brings something new for you and your baby. It can also be a time of many questions.
Hello! I hope I still have your loyal attention. Okay, so you’ve decided to really give this YouTube thing a try.
That’s a pretty good example of a good YouTube title. Titles should be catchy and should grab your attention wanting to know more.
Classic case of clickbait, did you fall for it? No, I am not quitting YouTube, but I am quitting my podcast style. Wasn’t it Jeff Bezos of Amazon who said ‘Be firm on vision but flexible on details’?
Of course, five years ago, if you asked me ‘How are your thumbnails doing?” I would naturally reply, “Well, I don’t bite them as much because I use the nail clipper.”
You have your idea, your audience and your niche. Let’s burn some money and buy a whole bunch of stuff at Best Buy. If you have lots of money you can stop reading now, if not, continue.
AARP Tax-Aide, the nation’s largest free, volunteer-run tax preparation and assistance service, is seeking new volunteers to add to its group of volunteer tax preparers. Volunteer tax preparers help taxpayers who are seeking assistance preparing and filing their income tax returns.
(StatePoint) Do seasonal temperatures sometimes leave you frustrated with your home’s lack of insulation? Staying comfortable indoors is a top priority for most people, and luckily, it’s easy to ensure your home is an optimal temperature.
Becoming a naturalized U.S. citizen has many benefits – citizens can vote and run for public office, obtain a U.S. passport, sponsor family members to come to the U.S. and hold certain jobs reserved for citizens such as federal government jobs.
This issue of the Hmong Times begins a series of images and recollections of those who came out of Laos and made their way to Minnesota and around the U.S., in an effort to preserve that history and to reestablish the unique bond between the oldest and youngest generations.
July may get all the glory for its patriotic displays of fireworks, but when it comes to a true explosion of colors, it’s tough to beat the show put on each year by September and October.
Wild animals such as deer and squirrels don’t really stop to think about safety. The way they move across the landscape and react to threats is largely a matter of instincts, survival mechanisms that have evolved over thousands of years.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources recently released about 9,200 fingerling white bass into St. Paul’s Lake Phalen in hopes they will grow to catchable size and help establish a naturally reproducing population.
If like me, you find 48 degrees to be a nearly perfect temperature, visit the cave and beat the heat. If like me you seek a family-friendly day trip that offers something valuable for both children and adults, visit the cave.
While you’re out and about enjoying fresh air, don’t forget to take precautions against the possibility of being bitten by a tick.
When my husband and I decided to start a family, we promised ourselves that having kids wouldn’t mean abandoning our active lifestyle. We knew we’d have to make adjustments, but we also believed that children provide more reasons than ever to get outdoors.
This is the second in a series by Hmong Times of recollections and images of those who came out of Laos after the war and made their way to the U.S.
I have parents and grandparents who constantly remind my siblings and I how lucky we are because “back in Laos” or “when I was little” they were so poor. When we were picky about our food or didn’t finish what was on our plates, our elders would give us lectures about how they never had enough to eat.
For many Hmong citizens, all these political ripples and struggles between the powers that be may seem like two bickering children fighting over a piece of candy but it affects us more than we think.
Kou Yang, a professor emeritus of ethnic studies at California State University, Stanislaus, is also originally from the area of Sayaboury, Laos, and recently published his latest book on the history and impact of the region on the Hmong world.
Southeast Asian Americans experience high rates of PTSD, depression, and anxiety.