By Kevin Hardy The Des Moines Register DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Bob Rees wants you to look around the refrigerated yogurt section the next time you’re at your local grocery. Take stock of the multitude of variations. Pay heed to the multiple berry varieties. Notice the chocolate yogurt, the lemon flavor and even the […]
By Kari Canty Highline College More than 700 students and chaperones from across South King County attended the 2015 Black and Brown Male Summit on Nov. 14 at Highline College. What started in 2011 with about three dozen young men of color has quickly grown to hundreds attending the free day-long event. The Black and […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Thomasdinh “Dinh” Bowman was found guilty of first-degree murder by a King County jury on Thursday, December 11th. The jury determined that Bowman had set out to kill when he shot Yancy Noll in August 2012.
A 21-year-old Chinese man convicted of vehicular homicide and reckless endangerment for a 2012 Des Moines crash was deported Thursday by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO). Yichun Xu was placed on a commercial flight from Seattle back to China Nov. 20 by ERO officers. The former South Puget Sound Community […]
By Ryan J. Foley The Associated Press IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) _ The Philippine ambassador to the U.S. personally called Iowa Public Safety Commissioner K. Brian London on Aug. 16 to seek an explanation of London’s statement that he believed Filipinos were difficult to polygraph and said he accepted his apology.
At 11 p.m., Cuong “Armstrong” Bui picks up the telephone. He dials the international code 011, followed by code 84 for Vietnam, and then dials a series of numbers he knows by heart.
Last month, former UCLA student Alexandra Wallace posted an ill-conceived YouTube video complaining about Asian students who talked
Ken Kyongho Ko is the new president of the Korean American Association in Federal Way.
He first came to the United States in 1984, moving to Anchorage. At age 28 with his parents, wife, and 2-year-old daughter. In 1993, he moved to Kent.
There has been a push for diversity to bolster Highline Community College’s (HCC) academic environment, claim students and faculty, citing the institution’s members of color, consideration for ethnicity in hiring new faculty and staff, as well as what some claim to be an openness that fosters different backgrounds.
Petty Officer Third Class Julie Rowe, a health services technician at the Integrated Support Command Seattle medical clinic, is all too familiar with the term “melting pot,” a variety of races, cultures, and individuals assimilating into a cohesive whole, which she along with many other Coast Guard members fit right into.