Year in Review: Looking back at the Asian Journal’s LifEASTyle stories of 2021
Laya DeLeon Hayes was born in Charlotte, NC and raised in Grand Prairie, Texas. As a young girl, she participated in school plays and talent shows, which powered her passion to perform. Photo by Alex Kruk; Chefs Tom Cunanan and Paolo Dungca, both former chefs at Bad Saint, are reunited at Pogiboy, the new Filipino fast-casual spot in Washington, DC. Contributed photo; Rose Cuison-Villazor broke the proverbial glass ceiling when she took her post as Co-Dean of Rutgers Law School. AJPress Photos by Momar G. Visaya ; Kevin Nadal is the first Asian American faculty member at John Jay College to be named Distinguished Professor.