By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly When Alison Klayman headed to China for an “adventure,” as she puts it, she got what she was expecting, and more. While studying history at Brown University, Klayman did a lot of radio work for NPR. She then went on to work for Global Radio News while in Beijing, […]
By Elizabeth Wang UW News Lab Beacon Hill International School (BHIS) is one of three elementary schools in the Seattle area offering a language-immersion program to students. While all three schools offer Spanish, BHIS is the first one to offer Mandarin. The Mandarin program is funded by the Confucius Institute.
By Assunta Ng Former U.S. Ambassador to China Jon Huntsman frequently walked to restaurants near the embassy to buy his own lunch box.
During the summer, 26 students from high schools throughout the Puget Sound region spent two weeks in Chinese Bridge Summer Camp in Beijing and Changsha. These students shared their experiences during a program at the Seattle Chinese Garden. Additionally, they announced new initiatives they are organizing to promote Chinese language learning.
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Managing one weekly is tough enough, and I am running two in this economy. Friends have suggested that I do away with one, so I don’t have to work that hard.
On June 23, the 29th anniversary of the racially motivated murder of Vincent Chin, members of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) spoke out against a growing trend of anti-Chinese rhetoric in political ads that use Chinese language and imagery to portray candidates as sympathetic to China at the expense of American interests.
As a junior at the University of Washington, I want to make the most of my college career. I believe that studying abroad is one way to make
This month’s Seafair festivities included the annual Chinatown Seafair Parade and the celebration of local community groups and talent.
By Mackenzie Carpenter Pittsburgh Post-Gazette PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jaclyn Davis, of Akron, Ohio, may be as American as apple pie, but when she answers the phone at La Gourmandine bakery in Lawrenceville, her accent is as rich, fruity and authentically French as the tarte aux fraises sold there. And therein lies the problem: the 22-year […]
For the 400-plus audience members at the Meydenbauer Center, it was a day for a young woman to showcase her high school senior graduation project — a variety show, which cost more than $10,000 to produce.