King County Executive Dow Constantine officially declared Sept. 26, 2021 as Shiao-Yen Wu Day. “It is with deep gratitude and pride for me to accept this honor.” She was honored for hosting simultaneous celebrations of the 110th National Day of Republic of China (Taiwan), and the National Film Competition Awards at her house.
JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon made a visit to Seattle for a town meeting with clients and employees. On Oct. 6, he met with members of the media in which he spoke about the company’s commitment to social justice issues.
CHICAGO (AP) — Asian Americans in Chicago are pushing for a majority Asian ward as the city redraws its political maps, saying it will ensure the fast-growing community has a unified voice at City Hall. The Coalition For A Better Chinese American Community has been fighting for decades for a majority Asian ward in Chicago. […]
ORANGE, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors filed a hate crime charge against a 26-year-old man in connection with an anti-Asian rant targeted at a Japanese American Olympic athlete in Southern California earlier this year. The defendant, Michael Orlando Vivona, was previously charged with attacking an elderly Asian couple while they took a walk in the park. […]
As a young boy, Robin Leong was very athletic, but because of his size, he was usually picked last for sports and games at recess and in P.E.
“My growth spurt didn’t happen until high school,” he said.
“No Time to Die” is a tribute to the 007 franchise, and fittingly so, as it is reported to be Craig’s last installment as the British secret serviceman—just when I decided I want him back. (But do our heroes ever go away anymore? Is Ironman really gone? I’ll leave that there.)
Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill. This month, we take a look at the retirement of Manny Pacquiao from boxing, Shoehei Otani, and Suni Lee’s gold star performance on TV.
“How have you been?” is a typical conversation opener. But with community leader Bettie Luke, that line not only deepened a dialogue, it twirled into extraordinary revelation after revelation. And eventually, it became an opportunity for healing and celebration.
Award-winning poet and translator Don Mee Choi received a coveted MacArthur Foundation Fellow “Genius Grant.” The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation announced the recipients of this year’s prestigious fellowships on Sept. 28. The foundation awards fellowships to people who have shown exceptional originality and dedication to their creative pursuits. “This doesn’t feel real […]
Three-time Olympic medalist J.R. Celski was inducted into the Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame on Sept. 16. In addition to the Olympic medals, the Federal Way native has won 11 World Championship medals, 26 World Cup medals, and set two world records including the 500 meters, in which he was the first person to break […]