Compiled by Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Northwest Asian Weekly’s Diversity Makes a Difference scholarship program celebrates young people who are committed to reaching out across cultural lines. Students are nominated by their schools as being champions of diversity. From among those students, a judging panel will choose five winners who will receive $1,000 scholarships and […]
By Samantha Pak Northwest Asian Weekly “Cinder” By Marissa Meyer Feiwel and Friends, 2012 At 16, Cinder is the best mechanic in New Beijing. From androids to hovers, there is nothing she can’t fix. Her talents may be revered throughout the Eastern Commonwealth, but Cinder is also considered a technological mistake because she is a […]
By Assunta Ng Since the Sonics moved to Oklahoma, I lost interest in basketball. Then, Lin-fever hit me. Last Sunday morning, I finally had a chance to watch him for the first time. Lin and the Knicks played against the Dallas Mavericks at Madison Square Garden in New York. What an exciting game! The Knicks […]
By Assunta Ng For those of you who got a citation for parking overnight in Chinatown/International District, you may not be surprised to learn that the parking enforcement officer is relentless these days. One morning at 8:10 a.m., I saw the guy busily putting tickets on every car that had parked overnight.
By Jack Towe For Northwest Asian Weekly We have two elephants in our national living room, and we’d better deal with them before they crush us. First elephant: Why do our major corporations outsource work to other countries? Cheap labor, of course. That was the initial reasons for shipping production work abroad. However, there’s also a byproduct […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly A chance meeting at a mutual friend’s benefit event during high school spawned the birth of a young rock group that was originally a Christian rock group.
By Nan Nan Liu Northwest Asian Weekly “If people know what their culture is, they have lots to be proud of. They also recognize other cultures and celebrate and embrace differences,” said LaVerne Hall, associate minister at Mount Zion Baptist Church and one of the honorees of Women of Color Empowered networking luncheon at New […]
PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — No one really knows when Ichiro Suzuki will retire. The 38-year-old outfielder is heading into the final year of his contract with Seattle and isn’t discussing a new deal. There he was last Saturday, though, beginning his 12th spring training with the Mariners, as the team held its first full-squad workout […]
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Jennifer Fox’s documentary film “My Reincarnation” begins enigmatically, with bodies floating in a pool of water and unidentified images shimmering, as if viewed through water. We come to see that the water represents, among other things, separation between the father and the son, who form the core of the […]
On Friday, Feb. 17, the Knicks lost to the Hornets, 85–89. The Knicks’ seven-game winning streak was dead. In news outlets, point guard Jeremy Lin publicly blamed himself. After all, he had committed nine turnovers. Overshadowing all of that was an unfortunate ESPN headline, which popped up online hours after the loss. The moment the […]