Evan Jackson Leong, 37, has been working on Snakehead, a film about the New York Chinatown underworld, for nearly 10 years. He is best known for directing the 2013 Sundance selection film, Linsanity.
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A Stony Brook University graduate student was released earlier today after being detained at John F. Kennedy International Airport for over 24 hours because of President Donald Trump’s latest executive order.
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He has jutting cheekbones and wary eyes. The world goes quiet for a moment, the sounds of a kitchen muted and comfortable against the layered still of roasted ducks in a window. The camera closes as he uncomfor... Read More
A tenth grade student from Nassau County became one of 41 finalists in the international Conrad Spirit of Innovation Challenge on Feb. 18. Scott Soifer, 15, of North Shore Hebrew Academy High School, placed in... Read More
Before you read this, I need you to go on YouTube. Search for “akatsuki shikata akiko.” It is the second ending theme for the anime adaptation of this manga.
Magical girl twirling. The friendzon... Read More
Downtown Flushing, Queens.
The doctor’s assistant talked as he worked. He had heard of Stony Brook University, he told us in an accent like our own, but he had attended another American medical school.
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It was on a train between Wuhan and Xi’an that I did the most illegal thing in my life. I criticized the government.
Jing--a regular student at Zhongnan University of Economics and Law--had spoken about the ... Read More
The non-indictment of a policeman who fatally shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice sprung the BlackLivesMatter movement anew in Washington Square Park tonight. As marchers from NYCRISEUP4TAMIR braved the sleet down Broa... Read More
The year is 2015.
The crowd of boys wait for their Kung Fu teacher, whom they don’t suspect is a woman. The classroom desks are pushed to the side, and the door is open for the teacher’s assistant, who walks... Read More