“The diversity of our nation is our greatest strength. Preserving diversity is crucial to the future of our community. By honoring our past, providing equal opportunities and social justice for all, and by celebrating different cultures and backgrounds, we can ensure that our society builds an environment that accepts, welcomes, and preserves diverse backgrounds and […]
By Laura Ohata Northwest Asian Weekly YanFen Wang just moved from Shanghai, where she studied a Chinese classical harp called the guzheng. She says, “Sometimes, when the room is silent, and all you hear is the guzheng, your heart will fill with joy, but other times your heart will be broken. The music is really […]
Roy Flores, former Vice President of Student Development Services at North Seattle Community College, passed away the morning of Tuesday, March 12, after a battle with cancer. Flores was the longest serving Vice President of Student Services in Washington state, holding the position starting from 1984 to his retirement. He also served as the college’s […]
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly For the second year in a row, Washington’s most racially Asian American city will be welcoming the Year of the Snake in its own way, with a festival hosted at the Center Court of Bellevue Square.
The Seattle chapter of the Asian American Journalist Association appointed Mai Hoang as Chapter President and Tiffany Wan as Vice President of events. This action follows a 60-day nomination period and fills two vacancies on the five-person board.
The Seattle Public Schools Board of Directors elected officers for 2013. Kay Smith-Blum was elected president, Betty Patu was elected vice president, and Sharon Peaslee was elected member at large.
By Charles Lam The Northwest Asian Weekly Chancellor Chan announced that he will complete his tenure as the University of Washington Bothell’s second
Seattle Central Community College student Kimdung Nguyen receiving the Fred G. Birdsall Memorial Scholarship from donors Margaret Birdsall and her husband Steve Bauck. In the background (from left) is college President Dr. Mildred Ollée and the Foundation board’s Vice President of finance and President-elect Antoinette Malveaux.