The Women Warriors Guild of the Seattle Children’s Hospital recently accepted a Muckleshoot Indian Tribe grant award of $5,000. The grant supports the research efforts to eradicate heart damage caused by Kawasaki Disease (KD).
On September 9, the Department of Communication invited Alumni Hall of Fame members and Early Career Award recipients to the unveiling of a Wall of Recognition housed in the Communications Building at UW. In
By Assunta Ng On May 20, three women were invited by Washington State Supreme Court Justice Mary Yu’s swearing-in ceremony. One of them was political guru Ruth Woo.
The Northwest Asian Weekly would like to thank our friends and supporters for helping us celebrate our 30th anniversary. The gala was made so much more special by your attendance. Here’s to another 30 years!
As part of its 150th anniversary, the University of Washington alumni publication, Columns Magazine, recognized 100 alumni, including 12 former Communication majors. The list includes Dolores Sibonga, Christine Gregoire, Eric Nalder, Gerald Baldasty, Luly Yang, Bruce Harrell, Dow Constantine, Tim Egan, David Horsey, Bobbe Bridge, Nate Miles, and more. (end)
I was one of the honorees at the Northwest Asian Weekly Dinner on Dec. 3. The event was held at the House of Hong Restaurant in the International District (ID).
I have a confession. Northwest Asian Weekly, in comparison to other ethnic media, has done miraculously well with political advertising.
Hey, King County Assessor Lloyd Hara, can I lower my property taxes this year since real estate has gone down the drain?
The other day, I had lunch in the ID with a couple of political gurus. “We have only 0.5 Asians on the Seattle City Council,” complained one of them.
She was referring to Seattle City Councilmember Bruce Harrell, who is half Japanese and half African American. This can also be applied to the Black community — now there are only 0.5 Blacks on the council (Seattle City Councilmember Richard McIver retired last December).
This week, there is great news coming from the New York City Council. There are new faces on the council. A quarter of its members are new.