“Raining Men and Corpses: A Chinese Cozy Mystery” By Anne R. Tan Amazon Digital Services LLC, 2014 At 27, graduate student Raina Sun is not having a good go at things. She’s struggling financially after a loan to her now ex-boyfriend — who also happens to be her college adviser — turns into more of […]
Katty Chow is one of the ten finalists in the 2016 AARP Asian American and Pacific Islander Community Hero Award Contest. Katty is the only finalist from Washington State, and was chosen from 77 applicants. Throughout the month of May, Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, the public can vote for their favorite finalist […]
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — It’s harder than ever to get into Harvard University. The Ivy League school announced April 1 that it had accepted 2,037 students for next fall’s freshman class out of a pool of 39,041 applicants — a 5.2 percent acceptance rate. Last year, Harvard admitted 5.3 percent of applicants. The class includes […]
CLICK TO DOWNLOAD APPLICATION Deadline to submit is June 4, 2016. APPLICATION DURATION: June 27—July 14, 2016 PLACE: Massive Monkees Studio 664 South King St., Seattle TIME: Monday – Friday: 9 a.m.—3 p.m. CREATING LEADERS FOR THE FUTURE The Summer Youth Leadership Program is an all expenses-paid program designed for high school youths and […]
FROM JACL PRESIDENT: To the Honorable Mayor Ed Murray, the Honorable Police Chief Kathleen O’Toole, and the Honorable Seattle City Councilmembers: The Seattle Chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL), the nation’s oldest and largest Asian American civil rights organization, is deeply alarmed by the lack of Asian Pacific Islander (API) representation in the […]
By MICHAEL R. BLOOD Associated Press LOS ANGELES — The presidential contest is dominating national headlines, but the toughest campaign in California might be two years away. The race to replace Gov. Jerry Brown in 2018 is emerging as a potentially historic competition that could bring the state its first Asian governor. State Treasurer John […]
By Michael Catalini Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie nominated his pick to fill a longstanding vacancy on the state Supreme Court on Feb. 28, tapping a jurist he nominated four years ago who never received a confirmation hearing. Christie announced Superior Court Judge David Bauman’s nomination at a statehouse news conference. […]
With February coming to a close, we’ve finally reached the holiest of award shows: the Oscars. Read on to see what the Academy Awards meant to Asians and other news in Hollywood this past month.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jacqueline Nguyen knows adversity.
She, her siblings, and their parents fled Vietnam, and the 10-year-old Nguyen spent her first days in the United States in 1975 in a refugee tent city at Camp Pendleton in California.
On Feb. 8, the Northwest Asian American Theatre (NWAAT) was honored by the University of Washington School of Drama during part of their 75th anniversary celebration, Seattle Theatres Lost and Found, honoring theater companies no longer up and running. The evening included excerpt readings from “The Wash” by Philip Kan Gotanda, “Miss Minidoka 1943” by […]