For the second year in a row, the Road Map Project is encouraging eligible eighth grade students to sign up for the College Bound Scholarship Program, which will cover the cost of tuition at a Washington public college or university. The project is aimed at improving education outcomes in South Seattle and South King County. […]
Part 2 of 2 in a series about the difficulties APIs face when it comes to sexual identity By Tiffany Ran Northwest Asian Weekly The feeling of disdain was palpable at one particular South Asian event that Bish, who wishes that his full name not be used in this story, and his partner attended. Bish […]
By Cindy Luc For Northwest Asian Weekly When I first tell people that I am Chinese, I get an instantaneous assumption and the question “Do you speak Cantonese or Mandarin?” I kindly respond with, “No. I speak the Teochew dialect.”
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly In the 1970s, in the area now known as the International District, there was a small bit of land owned by Dennis Su in the middle of the dense urban area, surrounded by brick buildings filled with residents and local businesses. <!–more–> Su, of course, could have developed his […]
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly “Majority minority districts will lead to more civic participation in communities of color,” said Cherry Cayabyab, project director of United for Fair Representation, which is a coalition that works through the Win/Win Network to push for, among other things, a 10th congressional district that is made up primarily of […]
By Irfan Shariff Northwest Asian Weekly Sam (Seng) Ung and Thomas McElroy have known each other for 15 years. They were neighbors in the same South Seattle neighborhood. Ung introduced himself to McElroy’s dog in Chinese. McElroy knew then, as his dog listened patiently to Ung, that this would be a long-lasting friendship.
Those passing by the Qwest exhibition center on March 18 or 19 may wonder why there are so many students in colorful t-shirts, excited to be awake at 8 a.m.
On Monday, Sept. 27, I proposed the 2011/2012 budget to the [Seattle] City Council. Right now, the city council is poised to strip out a core piece of the Department
For new immigrants, coming to America without knowing the language may sometimes make the experience unpleasant. What can make the situation really worrisome is not being able
Seafood City, the California-based supermarket chain, is opening its 20th location in Washington state.