On May 24, Christine Nguyen Lynn, who is the current Mrs. Bellevue 2009, competed for the title of Mrs. Washington 2009 at Moses Lake High School. Lynn was the only Asian American contestant in this year’s pageant.
By Ryan Pangilinan Northwest Asian Weekly “I have a dream to change the way,” said Dr. Teng-Kee Tan. “Whatever ‘the way’ is. … I would like to change traditional ways.” Dressed in a tweed-styled sports coat and a checkered shirt, Tan is every bit the scholar that his ensemble would lead one to believe. His […]
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Born in December 1969, Jingjing Zhang followed an unlikely career path for a Chinese woman. She is known for her environmental activism and was recently recognized as the 2009 distinguished Severyns-Ravenholt Lecturer, where she spoke to more than 100 people about her life’s work and achievements.
She opens up about Gary’s new job, the Obamas, and the future of Komen By Evangeline Café Northwest Asian Weekly More than 10 years ago, she left her successful career as a TV news reporter to join her husband on the campaign trail. Now, former Washington state first lady Mona Locke is taking another leap […]
For Korean American Brett Halvorson, a little heart can go a long way.
Women of Color Empowered is an event organized by a planning committee to recognize women who have made a significant contribution to their field. It strives to dispel certain stereotypes. To be held on Friday, May 15, at Ocean City Restaurant, the theme for the upcoming event is “Civic Activism: Making a Difference.”
When Fred Korematsu, a Japanese American welder, dared to challenge the constitutionality of his internment in 1942, his objections
Contrary to popular belief, feng shui is more than mere guidance to redecorate a home or office, and it’s not a religion based on superstitions.
Steve Sarkisian is the new head coach of the Washington Huskies. He will be succeeding Tyrone Willingham, whose 4-year tenure
Nobel Prize-winning physicist Steven Chu is President-elect Barack Obama’s choice for Energy secretary.