By Assunta Ng “What’s going on in the community?” This is a question I often get, and well, it makes me uncomfortable. People assume I know everything being a newspaper publisher. But I don’t. I’ve learned that “I don’t know” is not an embarrassing response. I don’t feel insecure or have an ego issue that […]
The Year of the Sheep is for imagination. Just look at celebrities born in sheep years: Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Will Ferrell and others, how they create from nothing to something amazing. It’s time for you to make your Lunar New Year dream list. The sheep celebrities have certainly inspired me to build my wish […]
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Reminiscing about Lunar New Year during my childhood, I could count as many as hundreds of traditions my family followed. Some were fun, while some were silly and reflective of cultural defects. As a child, I wasn’t smart enough to say, “Hey, just because it was done thousands of […]
By Assunta Ng My words were blunt and shocking even to myself when I asked community leaders to contribute to the Asian Weekly’s social justice issue.
Ho, ho, ho, Christmas is cancelled! Two parents posted on Facebook recently a photo of their three sons and announced they were cancelling their holiday with no gifts.
By Assunta Ng It’s not easy to foster diversity at the University of Washington (UW) since it’s such a big school with
By Assunta Ng Former educator Carol Simmons knows how to express gratitude.
By Assunta Ng Elections are an opportunity for us to speak our mind. Voters certainly spoke on the Nov. 4 election in Washington state.
By Assunta Ng Former Seattleite Kenny G, the popular saxophonist (especially in China), paid a surprise visit to the students’ protest in
By Assunta Ng I have never encountered any YELP reviews at an Asian Weekly’s event. Last week, the review landed on my plate, and it was amazingly bad.