NAAAP-Seattle is pleased to announce the 2012 NAAAP-Seattle High School and College Scholarships to encourage promising Asian American students seeking higher educational opportunities. This scholarship will award three winners in the Greater Seattle area. Each winner will receive up to $2,500 to go towards educational purposes. (end) For more information, visit seattle.naaap.org/scholarship.
Hokubei Hochi Foundation has launched its inaugural student internship program, which includes travel to Japan.
By Assunta Ng Rarely do I sit through a basketball game from the beginning to the end, especially when I already know the outcome. So what made me stay when the U.S. Women’s National basketball team played against the China’s Women’s National team last Saturday when the scores weren’t even close?
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Compiled by Staff Northwest Asian Weekly This month, for API Heritage Month,
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly “Recently, I was hanging out in the library. Somebody came up to be and randomly asked <!–more–>me if I was Korean or Japanese or something like that,” said Michelle Tran. “I said, ‘No, I am half-Chinese, half-Vietnamese.’ They were like, ‘Oh, where were you born?’ And I said, ‘I […]
By Jeffrey Osborn NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY A military funeral consists of a number of ceremonial events including the firing of three
We’ve seen it before: A company misuses an Asian word or symbol, a politician makes a derogatory comment on Asians in a campaign ad. Usually, these actions are followed by angry letters. The issue goes viral on the Internet. Sometimes, the person or the company issues an apology, sometimes not.