By Evangeline Cafe Northwest Asian Weekly Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas spurred conversations about what it means to be American when he outed himself as an undocumented immigrant in an essay published in the New York Times Magazine in June 2011. Vargas is now shedding more light on his story of heartbreak and […]
By Evangeline Cafe Northwest Asian Weekly Victoria Lum-Nye is a proud alumna of Beacon Hill Elementary School, which is now Beacon Hill International School (BHIS). She recently attended the 50-year reunion of her sixth-grade class, where she was able to reminisce and reconnect with old friends.
By Evangeline Cafe Northwest Asian Weekly On the evening of March 10, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor spoke to an eager
By Evangeline Cafe Northwest Asian Weekly After Alma Corpuz married her husband over a decade ago, she knew that she had more love to give.
By Evangeline Cafe Northwest Asian Weekly The curtain has closed on Huong Hoang’s real-life legal drama with the Internet Movie Database, or IMDb — at least for now. The actress, who uses the stage name “Junie Hoang,” sued the company after it published her birth date on her IMDb profile. Hoang had initially posted a […]
By Evangeline Cafe Northwest Asian Weekly He is one of the most widely-recognized single fathers in the world.
By Evangeline Cafe Northwest Asian Weekly As the saying goes, “Every dog has its day,” and in this case, a woman injured during a pit bull encounter had her day in court — and won. In June, a jury awarded more than $200,000 in damages to Yuanquin Ge, a Chinese woman who fell and broke […]
By Evangeline Cafe Northwest Asian Weekly Elenoa Napau is excited to finally enroll as a freshman at Interlake High School this fall. The American-born Fijian has her eyes set on success and hopes to defy what has been dubbed the educational “achievement gap” between Pacific Islander students and their peers.
Compiled by Han Bui and Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly There are a lot of hurdles that new immigrants face in the United States. Not only do most have to learn a new language, they also have to navigate through the complicated cultural differences. <!–more–> In honor of American Independence Day, we asked some of […]