Tag: Filipino-American

From newsroom to classroom: Filipino journalist Maria Ressa becomes a professor at Columbia University

Filipino journalist Maria Ressa is set to join the Ivy League's Columbia University as a professor in the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA).

From Open Casting to Netflix Stardom: Meet Sam Morelos, the Filipino-American Teen Actress Shaking...

In the constellation of Hollywood, a new star is shining brightly, illuminating the path for aspiring artists and bringing a breath of fresh Filipino air to the global scene. Sam Morelos, the 17-year-old Filipino-American sensation, has garnered the admiration of international viewers for her role as Nikki in Netflix's "That '90s Show," the anticipated sequel to the iconic "That '70s Show." Born in Los Angeles to Quezon City immigrants, Sam is a first-generation Filipino American proudly championing her roots in her flourishing career.

Meet TJ: Why Sesame Street’s First Filipino Muppet is More Than Just a Puppet

The world's friendliest street has just expanded its multicultural community. Sesame Street has proudly introduced TJ, a groundbreaking character who holds the distinction of being the first Filipino muppet in the renowned children's show's 53-year history.

Hawaiʻi Army’s highest-ranked Fil-Am officer promoted to Major General

The Hawaiʻi Army National Guard's (HIARNG) highest-ranked Filipino officer, Roy J. Macaraeg, has been promoted to the two-star rank of Major General.

Wesley So wins Chess.com Titled Tuesday, only 2nd player to sweep games

Filipino-American Wesley So won both Titled Tuesday events, only the second player in the series history to achieve the feat in the weekly tournament hosted by Chess.com for titled players played every Tuesday.

Philippines’ teen skater Peter Groseclose books Winter Youth Olympics slot

Filipino-American teen speed skater Peter Groseclose will be representing the Philippines at the 2024 Winter Youth Olympic Games to be held in Gangwon, South Korea.

Rob Bonta wins historic mandate as California’s 1st Fil-Am Attorney General

Rob Bonta has received a historic mandate during the United States 2022 midterm elections and will continue his duty as California's first Filipino-American Attorney General.

Philippines-born Wesley So wins 1st Chess.com Global Championship

Philippines-born Wesley So has won the first-ever Chess.com Global Championship (CGC), adding another world title to his trophy collection after a heavyweight run in the online tournament.

Filipino American Wesley So defends Fischer Random championship in Iceland

Filipino American Grandmaster Wesley So is all set to defend his World Fischer Random Chess Championship title when the 2022 edition of one of the four world championship events officially recognized by the International Chess Federation (FIDE) begins on October 25 in Reykjavik, Iceland.

Filipinos in world chess meet: Hall of Famer Eugene Torre, US Chess Champion Wesley...

Filipinos in world chess - Hall of Famer Eugene Torre and three-time United States Chess Champion Wesley So - patriotically traded praises on the occasion of the former’s induction into the World Chess Hall of Fame held during the opening of the 2022 U.S. Chess Championships where So is defending his title.

Filipino American character Bo Bayani stars in new Disney animation Firebuds

A Filipino American character named Bo Bayani is starring in the newly released Disney animation series, Firebuds, released today, September 21, 2022.

Filipino gaming streamer Valkyrae graces Times Square’s largest billboard

Filipina gaming streamer Valkyrae has graced the New York Times Square’s largest billboard as the newest global ambassador of British fitness brand, Gymshark.
- Advertisement -

Top Stories