General Lee and the Forgotten History of the Last Battles of China’s Civil War

By Dr. Ted Lee, translated by Eric Wu, bostonese.com Born in 1902 at the Licun Village, Yinzhuang Town in Lingbao County of Henan Province, Major General Lee Xuezheng graduated from the 5th Advanced Program of the Republic of China Military Academy. His father’s name was Lee Yingtian, and his mother’s maiden name was Lu. His […]

A System Engineering Professsor’s View on The Greek Economic Crisis

By Larry Ho, Gordon McKay Professor of Systems Engineering, Emeritus, Harvard University The current problem facing Greece and the Eurozone has been dominating the news lately. The reports people sees in newspaper and broadcasts make the problem overly complex, difficult to understand and resolve. As a citizen of the US, this is my own simplified […]

Department of Education Has Let Asian-American Communities Down Again

By Organizing Committee, Asian American Coalition Short Hills, New Jersey, July 8, 2015, — We are very disappointed to learn that the Office for Civil Rights (OCR), U.S. Department of Education has recently dismissed our Administrative Complaint against Harvard University filed on May 15, 2015. Even though our Complaint presented overwhelming evidences indicating that Harvard […]

My Father’s Soccer Jerseys

By Chase Richter, Student in the Advanced Chinese Class, Boston College I slowly looked through my childhood closet. I saw old toys, old books and childhood clothes, but I was only looking for a comfortable T-shirt. Suddenly I saw a bunch of soccer jerseys, and in that moment I remembered an important part of my […]