By Jenn Doane NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Gail Nomura is more than a pioneer in her field of study and an accomplished professor — she is an advocate for what is right. Earning her Ph.D. in History from the University of Hawaii at Manoa in 1978, Nomura spent a number of years teaching at Washington State […]
With over 25 years of experience in airport operation and management, Lance Lyttle is something of a world traveler himself.
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly We explore the issue of diversity through the lens of three different people and perspectives. All look to the common goal of serving and including all in developing a better community. Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce seeks input from all “As we look at this region, we think […]
By Nina Huang NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Seattle is home to many well-known musicians, such as Jimi Hendrix, Kurt Cobain, Sir Mix-a-Lot, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, etc. There is also a special place for classical musicians in the Emerald City. Home to internationally acclaimed and one of America’s leading symphony orchestras, the Seattle Symphony is […]
By Arlene Dennistoun NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY An overflow crowd of about 500 people packed the Kent Lutheran Church on March 11 for the “Love Not Hate Community Unity” event. Shocked by the March 3 shooting of a Sikh man in an alleged hate crime, organizers who had hoped for a turnout of 100 people […]
By Arlene Dennistoun NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Marsha Chien, the daughter of parents who emigrated from Taiwan and an Assistant Attorney General in the Wing Luke Civil Rights Unit, had “no qualms about taking the strongest possible stance” in Washington state’s lawsuit against President Donald Trump’s travel ban. When news first leaked about Trump’s Executive […]
Enzo Zhao is only 7 years old and he’s about to play at Carnegie Hall this April for the second time in his life.
Back in the early internet days when people were paying attention to domain names, the market was more like a pioneer days gold rush.
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly “People think this is just Little Saigon, and it’s just a block,” said Elaine Ishihara on Feb. 28 at a community meeting comprising International District and Little Saigon community members, City of Seattle employees, and others involved in the incoming Navigation Center. “But it’s much more than that,” […]
By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Swedish Health Services’ CEO Tony Armada, 57, resigned recently after The Seattle Times published an investigative report on the hospital’s negligence towards its neurology patients. Armada’s tenure at Swedish might have been short (three and a half years), but his work for people of color has made more […]