Students, faculty, and staff paid tribute to Paul Chiles on Jan. 23 as he stepped down after 10 years of service as a member of the Bellevue College Board of Trustees. Chiles helped the college win the Charles Kennedy Equity Award in 2005 from the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT). The award recognizes “exemplary […]
For over 55 years, young women from throughout the United States have come to San Francisco to compete for prizes and scholarships in the annual Miss Chinatown USA Pageant. The winners become goodwill ambassadors for the Chinese community throughout the Lunar New Year. This year’s Miss Chinatown USA Pageant will be held at Palace of […]
The Seattle Chinatown International District Preservation and Development Authority hosted “IDEA Space Open House” on Jan. 29.
Seven representatives of the Suquamish Tribe went to the Philippines at the end of January. Over the course of eight days, they visited communities on Palawan Island to learn about the archaeological history of the island, as well as its modern day challenges to preserve natural resources in the face of tremendous growth in both […]
On Jan. 16, President Obama announced his intent to nominate Nina Hachigian as Representative of the United States of America to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, with the Rank of Ambassador, Department of State. Hachigian is currently a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress, a position she has held since 2008. She worked […]
Police in San Jose, Calif., have arrested 18-year-old twin brothers in the stabbing death of a San Jose State University student. Anh and Duc Tong, of San Jose, are suspected of killing 22-year-old Richard Pham on the morning of Jan. 26. According to a press release from the San Jose Police Department, Pham was at […]
On Jan. 30, the White House issued a statement honoring the legacy of Fred Korematsu, a Japanese American hero who stood his ground in the face of injustice.
By Alia Marsha Northwest Asian Weekly On Thursday, Jan. 30, the ASUW Asian Student Commission hosted a talk by Phil Yu, founder of the famous blog Angry Asian Man. Yu is not a very angry person after all. Rather, he likes to describe himself as a pretty chill man. However, as he pointed out that […]
By Marino Saito Northwest Asian Weekly Kollaboration Seattle has opened its auditions to the digital world in seeking diverse and talented Asian and Pacific Islander performance artists for its fifth annual showcase. Performers can submit their auditions online at KollaborationSeattle.org/Auditions until 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 9.
A new two-week Global Leadership program in China for English-speaking high school and college students is accepting applications for summer 2014.