His name is Jimmy Hung and he’s seeking an appointment to the King County Superior Court bench.
A dream took flight as a starry-eyed child sat in front of a television set, reveling in the glow of images flashing on-screen.
A former participant in the Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation’s Summer Youth Leadership Program (SYLP), Jeff Lew became a media sensation because of a GoFundMe campaign he began in May 2017 to pay off the school lunch debt at his son’s Seattle school.
By Joshua Holland NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY As Seattle continues to pulse with dynamic growth and change, keeping pace for long standing organizations and clubs has been a challenge. Many have found themselves under siege from the shiny newness of the Emerald City, with many of the newcomers finding themselves out of sync with these long […]
By Carolyn Bick NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Da-Hyang Kwon was just 12 years old when she discovered what she wanted to do with her life. “She went to the theatre with her friend to see this traditional performance, and she became really interested in it,” Kwon’s daughter Hye Jing Yang said, translating for her mother. “She […]
By Carolyn Bick NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY What fascinates Donna Liu most about technology is that it is a stepping stone for bigger and better things. “At the early stage … you cannot envision the full scope of what technology can do yet, but you know it is at the leading edge, and you know it […]
By Carolyn Bick NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Though he serves as a conciliation specialist with the United States Department of Justice, Knight Sor went to school for physics and American history. It was his work as an astrophysicist in Cape Town, South Africa, that indirectly led him to his current profession as a Conciliation Specialist with […]
By Becky Chan Northwest Asian Weekly Born, bred, and breathes Seattle, Bruce Harrell is the only Seattle City Council member who never left his hometown, not for work, not for Harvard. He stayed in town after graduating from Garfield High School to attend the University of Washington (UW) on a football scholarship. First elected to […]
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Born in 1982 in Oklahoma City to Vietnamese immigrants who escaped after the war, Dr. Khanh Pham wasn’t completely sold on becoming a doctor in college. After graduating from the University of California, Riverside, Pham went onto the Medical College of Wisconsin to train in becoming a urologist. Pham […]
By Jenny Lam Northwest Asian Weekly As Asian Americans, music — especially classical music — with instruments like the violin and piano have been heavily encouraged by our immigrant Asian parents. However, many of us did not choose to go down that path and make it a career. But the members of the national orchestra […]