By Daria Kroupoderova Northwest Asian Weekly Do women feel safe in public spaces? Kalpana Viswanath, cofounder of Safetipin, addressed the safety of women in her presentation “Building Gender Inclusive Cities” on Mon, Oct. 12 at University of Washington to an all-female audience. Viswanath, a researcher of women’s safety in cities for over 20 years, began […]
Daria Kroupoderova, a University of Washington journalism and communications major, (and a former intern for the Northwest Asian Weekly) was awarded the 2015 Northwest Asian Weekly scholarship (in the amount of $1000) by the UW School of Communications May 21. Kroupoderova plans to pursue writing on minority and immigrant affairs. (end)
This year’s Seattle International Film Festival includes an impressive number of Asian American selections, which assembles a collection that includes a Korean replicate that evokes John Hughes feel-good, historical Taiwanese brothels, and Tibetan archery. Check out some initial rundowns of reviews and previews below: “Seoul Searching” Reviewed by Daria Kroupoderova The title of Seoul Searching […]
By Daria Kroupoderova Northwest Asian Weekly University of Washington (UW) rang in the Chinese Lunar New Year with a gala on Feb. 6. <!–more–> The Chinese Student Association (CSA) put on the 48th annual gala. CSA is a student organization at UW that is “dedicated toward improving cultural awareness on the campus as well as […]
By Daria Kroupoderova For Northwest Asian Weekly When I started interning at the NW Asian Weekly, I knew I would at some point be put in a situation where I felt like an outsider. Being a white female and covering Asian news is really not a big deal, but being a white female who doesn’t […]
By Daria Kroupoderova Northwest Asian Weekly Shin Yu Pai, author of eight poetry books, has been nominated for The Stranger’s
By Daria Kroupoderova Northwest Asian Weekly On Tuesday night, Aug. 5, API candidate Pramila Jayapal won against four other democratic
By Daria Kroupoderova Northwest Asian Weekly The Central Library held its first Singles’ Dating Workshop and Dance on Aug. 2.
By Daria Kroupoderova Northwest Asian Weekly There is concern in the International District (ID) about council member Nick Licata’s
By Daria Kroupoderova Northwest Asian Weekly How can a cow suit lead to helping people and sharing their stories?