By Irfan Shariff Northwest Asian Weekly By the late 1890s, Asian Americans were already leaving their mark on the American literary
<!–more–>By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly “My Phuoc” means “joy and fortune coming to America” in Vietnamese, according to Linh Kieu Ngo, and that’s what he named the print shop he opened 26 years ago in Chinatown. Ngo’s joy has now turned to sadness after shutting down his business on Jan. 30. “I threw away […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly “It was really cool.”
Compiled by Staff Northwest Asian Weekly A community can only be as strong as the bond of its people. If those bonds are weak, the community is easily divided, but the stronger they are, the more the community can work together.
By Charles Lam NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY More than 270 were present at the New Hong Kong restaurant on Thursday, Sept. 20, to honor 14 local women at the Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation’s Women of Color Empowered luncheon. The theme of the luncheon was “Women of Power: Future Builders,” and the women honored have each played […]
The 2012 participants of the Japanese Queen Scholarship Organization of Washington were presented at the Seattle Cherry Blossom and Japanese Cultural Festival. This is the organization’s 53rd year of
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.
Are you an Asian American student graduating from high school or college? You may be eligible for the Northwest Asian Weekly’s Outstanding Graduates column.
To qualify, you must have a minimum GPA of 3.6, have overcome personal adversity, or are an outstanding athlete, community volunteer, or artist.
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.