On Saturday, Feb. 13, at the Tacoma Dome exhibition hall, drums thundered. Dancers glided and swayed with power, pride, ease and grace. And the aroma of food wafted enticingly through the air, mingling with the massive sea of people.
By Hayat Norimine Northwest Asian Weekly Each year, the Associated Students of the University of Washington Asian Student Commission (ASC) spends weeks organizing the ASC Talent Show, finding student organizations to participate and trying to equally represent the more than 10,000 Asian and Asian American students on campus.
On Feb. 11, The Asia Pacific Cultural Center (APCC), headed by Executive Director Faaluaina Pritchard, held its 14th Annual New Year Celebration, called Bula!, at the Tacoma Dome Exhibition Hall.
Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly The sport of rugby is gaining local interest in the Seattle area thanks to an international rugby superstar. Waisale Serevi is rugby royalty as he has single-handedly put the tiny nation of Fiji on the map in the sport.
May is an especially important month. Not only will we celebrate our moms on Mother’s Day this coming Sunday, May 8, but for the entire month, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders
HONG KONG (AP) — In the 114-year history of the Olympic movement, Fiji and Samoa have never so much as won a medal. But their prospects changed on Oct. 9, when the International Olympic Committee voted to include rugby sevens in the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro.
She has books piled in a bin outside her cubicle at work. She has books stacked in boxes under her desk. She has heaps of books in her apartment and bundles of books in her car. She has boxes and boxes and more boxes of books stacked in a corner of a friend’s office. Children’s books, history books, computer books, science books, memoirs, biographies, fiction, non-fiction. From math to romance.
Betty Patu, 61, is the newly elected Seattle School Board director of District 7, one made up of mostly students of color. She officially began her new job on Dec. 2 and really looks forward to working with all of the city’s teachers, principals, parents, as well as the overall community.
JEJU, South Korea (AP) — Y.E. Yang played baseball, basketball, soccer, and volleyball as a child.