By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Last fall, a new translation of the classic Chinese text, the “I Ching,” or “Book of Changes,” appeared in bookstores. This new version of the centuries-old text for divining one’s future appeared courtesy of a professor who grew up in Seattle and learned about Asian cultures from her early […]
By Ninette Cheng Northwest Asian Weekly Leadership, volunteerism, and movers and shakers were the name of the game at the Northwest Asian Weekly and NWAW Foundation’s Top Contributors to the Asian Community banquet on Dec. 7.
By Signe Predmore Northwest Asian Weekly If there’s one thing that Oakland-based poet Nellie Wong wants to make clear, it’s that she’s no Amy Tan.
By Lena Sullivan The Associated Press A 14-year-old junior high school student in Utah committed suicide by shooting himself in the head in front of a group of classmates on Thursday, Nov. 29.
After the passage of Referendum 74, same-sex marriages became legal in Washington state on Thursday, Dec. 6. King County awarded the first same-sex marriage license at 12:01 a.m. to Jane Abbott Lighty (77) and Pete-e Peterson (85) of West Seattle.
By Assunta Ng Holiday gift givers often have misconceptions. They think that gifts have to be material or that they have to be valuable.
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Two reports released by the Department of Education on Tuesday, Dec. 11 showed that American fourth- and eighth-grade students still lag globally in math and science. The United States ranked 11th and 7th in fourth-grade math and science, respectively, and 9th and 10th in eighth-grade math and science.