By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly If you’ve had to do a double take at our staff box recently, you’re not mistaken. Something is different. At the end of last month, the paper said goodbye to its editor Stacy Nguyen, and a new editor came on board. Nguyen found a new opportunity working with social media […]
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 […]
Northwest Asian Weekly (NWAW)’s staff member and reporters garnered seven awards from the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association (WNPA) Better Newspaper Contest. The awards were presented in Everett at the WNPA’s 124th annual convention. Winners from NWAW:
By Tiffany Ran Northwest Asian Weekly As a young girl growing up in San Francisco, Violet Lavatai gathered the boxes that came in the mail, boxes of taro and other vegetables still fresh with the dirt of her native land clinging to its roots. “My mom said that the [prices of] vegetables at the store […]
At an awards banquet at Safeco Field, the Western Washington chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists presented its Excellence in Journalism Awards. Northwest Asian Weekly earned four in its alternative weeklies division. — Mark Lee got first place for his column, “You talkin’ to me?” in the editorial and commentary category. — Vivian Luu […]
Journalist Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan stood in front of the wok clutching her Blackberry, admittedly scared that if she diverted from the recipe, she’d make a mistake.
Released to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of Battle of P’ohang-dong in the Korean War, this historical re-creation of those conditions satisfies on all the levels of the classic war movie.
In movies and other popular portrayals of human trafficking, recovery of the victims is where the narrative often ends. Yet for NGOs, law enforcement, and
In the mid 90s, advocates at the Asian & Pacific Islander Women & Family Safety Center (APIWFSC) were alarmed by a disturbing trend in domestic violence cases.
Artist Diem Chau noticed an untouched box of crayons from her school days sitting on a table. Chau was inspired by coin carvers and folk art sculptors