I read (an ad) in your recent issue of Northwest Asian Weekly that Uwajimaya is offering public participation to help design a future grocery bag. I’m not a creative
My name is Verlinda Vu. I am one of nine members of the Youth Action Team (YAT) in the CARE (Community Action Research Empowerment) project, which is organized by
Each week, Northwest Asian Weekly strives to be an inclusive newspaper. We take care to make sure that the pages of the paper are not heavily oriented toward one ethnicity or gender.
Last Saturday, Pulitzer-winning New York Times columnist Thomas L. Friedman wrote a commentary that we got excited about. It was titled, “America’s Real Dream Team,” and it detailed a swanky, black-tie event that Friedman attended in Washington, D.C. The event was the 2010 Intel Science Talent Search, which honors the top math and science high school students in America.
To the Editor:
A friend called to my attention the [editorial] in your [Jan. 23–29 issue] that indicated you thought that Phyllis Wise is a good example of an Asian women who would bring a woman’s perspective to Nike.
Presently, well over 15 million U.S.-born citizens and legal immigrants, including open border advocates, have lost their jobs. Although some immigrants are great assets to the U.S., it is simply selfish, shortsighted, and irresponsible to promote amnesty and ever increasing immigration to gain political clout.
To the Editor:
I just read the article “Using Art to End Violence” by April Nishimura in the NWAW [in the Feb. 27-March 5 issue] and was glad to see it. I must agree with Ignacio’s comments about two different identities being complicated.
I read your publication each week with great interest and I was especially excited when I found coverage of the 2010 Washington State Muslims Day at the Capitol in [the Feb. 20–26 issue] of the Northwest Asian Weekly.
Ron Judd’s article in the Feb. 21 edition of The Seattle Times entitled “Whistler is for Tough Olympians; the Wimps are in Vancouver” should be subtitled “And the Racist is From Seattle.” Mr. Judd’s racism is thinly masked as humor in his sentences referring to Canadian figure skater Patrick Chan. “Thank you, Ms. Manners. Now please go back to your seaweed wraps.” Last time I checked, Patrick was a male name and Chan was a Chinese name.
To the Editor: As a long time Seattle resident of 60 years, I am quite upset by the nighttime scene in the International District (or as we still call it, Chinatown). I have to physically protect my 90-year-old husband, and he protects me, from the evil lurking on so many corners. By this, I mean the […]