On Jan. 14, more than 1,100 people came together to celebrate presentation of the Congressional Gold Medal to Japanese American veterans of the 100th Infantry Battalion, 442nd Regimental Combat Team, and Military Intelligence Service (MIS) in Meany Hall on the University of Washington campus. The Congressional Gold Medal is the highest award that can be […]
The Trustrees Assocation of Community and Technical Colleges (TACTC)’s Transforming Lives Awards recognize current and former students whose lives were transformed by attending a Washington state community or technical college. The recent awardees are Lisa Cook, from Bellingham Technical College, Cristian Ramon, from Big Bend Community College, Margaret Debevec, from Centralia College, Chi Choi, from […]
On Jan. 31, Shoreline Community College President Lee Lambert and Andy Chin, director general of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Seattle, signed a letter of intent — a partnership agreement.
A delegation of executives from the Korean Management Association met at the Ethics and Compliance Officer Association’s 19th Annual Ethics and Compliance conference late last year in Bellevue.
The Layup Drill — a NEW monthly column about APIs in sports By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Welcome to the third edition of The Layup Drill! This month, we have a survivor, kid champs, and the NBA celebrating Chinese New Year.
By Samantha Pak Northwest Asian Weekly “The Wavering of Haruhi Suzumiya” By Nagaru Tanigawa Little, Brown and Company, 2011 In this latest installment of the Haruhi Suzumiya series, we join Haruhi, Kyon, and the rest of the S.O.S. Brigade (“Save the World By Overloading It With Fun Harhui Suzumiya”) in a new set of misadventures. […]
On Feb. 17, President Obama will fund raise at the Westin Bellevue. Count me out. I don’t have the resources to pay $1,000. Attendance is $5,000 per family representative (it includes a photo with the President) and $1,000 for each additional family member. This means a cost of $6,000 for two people from one household and […]
“Why are you helping the Chinese government?” asked a Taiwanese immigrant reader who complained that we wrote about the Chinese consul general sending a letter to the Seattle City Council asking them not to see Shen Yun, a show organized by Falun Gong, a group that opposes the Chinese government.
By Sen. Paull Shin For Northwest Asian Weekly Editor’s note: Sen. Paull Shin issued the following statement on his vote on Senate Bill 6239 to allow same-sex marriage. I want to thank you for your understanding during these past weeks as I considered my vote on Senate Bill 6239 concerning marriage equality. My office has […]
By Mark Lee Northwest Asian Weekly January 16 was a federal holiday celebrating the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. King’s legacy upholds the principle that all people, regardless of race or creed, should be treated as equals. In a democratic society, education should function as the great equalizer.