During her ninth birthday party, Amanda Jayatissa locked herself in the bathroom. She was in the middle of reading a book and wanted to finish one more chapter.
Picasso comes to mind. Victor Kai Wang (汪凯) is another. Nothing stopped Victor from pursuing his art—not the Cultural Revolution in China. Not starting from scratch in Seattle.
In troubled times, art can be a means of healing in both the individual and society at large.
What are your favorite Asian foods and snacks? My favorite Asian food is Tonkotsu Ramen—I frequently order out and take it home, add spinach and a few other spices—a perfect meal! I am also a fan of senbei and other snacks to power me through the endless “Zoom” calls! What do you like to do […]
This Memorial Day will mark the first time Chinese American World War II veterans and their families will be able to celebrate the holiday with a Congressional Gold Medal that was awarded to them.
“At least 80% of the work that goes into college apps is already done before your senior year. Writing the college application is about just compiling that work into something that another person can understand.”
— Delaynie McMillan, class of 2022
Norman Mineta, who broke racial barriers for Asian Americans serving in high-profile government posts and ordered commercial flights grounded after the 9/11 terror attacks as the nation’s federal transportation secretary, died on May 3. He was 90.
In her community-building work, Julie Pham has seen her share of friction between people.
Erica Buckley, CEO of Buckley & Associates, doesn’t shy away from challenges. To solve the growing pains of her neighborly hometown, she decided to run for the City Council last year and won.
By Mahlon Meyer Northwest Asian Weekly Sital Kalantry was a young girl when her parents sent her back to India to stay with her grandmother. During that summer, her grandmother told her that she was going to “marry her off to a rich man” so she’d never have to worry about anything except her household. […]