What do you do when grim news constantly haunts you? It’s not about the news we journalists are reporting. It’s about the adversities we face as community media. Realistically, how long can we last?
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly I love the new year because it is not only a time to have new goals and be forward-looking, it’s also a time of reflection and appreciation of the gifts we’ve received. My best of 2019 list interestingly does not always feature events that made the front page of […]
Let‘s start with the worst of 2019. I save the “best” for last, like having dessert to complete a meal. This will help us to focus on more positive news of 2019, and feel hopeful in the New Year.
I never expected so much drama in a small neighborhood election board such as Chinatown.
By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY In this season of gratitude, I’d like to try something revolutionary. Call it my personal exploration. It’s challenging and fun for me and, perhaps, for you as well. But it makes sense to take a break from what you normally do. I know my list might piss off some […]
Confession: I stole an idea from Time Magazine, and it has benefited the Northwest Asian Weekly ever since.
Several months ago, when candidate Sam Cho’s name was mentioned, people likely responded, “Sam who?”
The Burke Museum celebrated its grand opening in October with a new building. On its opening day, I was there, searching for my favorite pieces.
Some of you couldn’t care less about voting. Most people evoke common principles such as “voting is your civic duty.” Exercise your right and role in democracy. What if I elicit some compelling reasons for you to act?
Are we crazy if we celebrate failures? Most Asian Americans don’t tell you what’s wrong with their family or themselves. The last thing they want to share is their failures in school, marriage, job, or business for fear of losing face.