Washington voters have narrowly rejected a ballot measure seeking to reinstate the use of affirmative action in state employment, contracting and admission to public colleges and universities.
SEATTLE — The families of four victims in the 2018 Lion Air plane crash that killed 189 people have reached a settlement with Boeing, Seattle’s Herrmann Law Group said. The Boeing 737 Max 8 crashed into the Java Sea shortly after taking off from Jakarta on Oct. 29, 2018. Four months later, another Boeing 737 […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Cody Chhun grew up watching professional wrestling with his grandfather and uncles. The 22-year-old is now a professional wrestler himself. In fact, the Cambodian American admits his mother isn’t a fan of his career choice. “You’re going to get hurt,” she warned. Although scripted, professional wrestling includes physical moves […]
I really love and hate what they are doing with movie trailers these days. Gone are the days when movie trailers basically gave you an accurate idea of what a movie is about, replaced by these two-minute light shows of cobbled-together scenes that make you think stuff like, oh, cool, another Christmas movie about a manic mess of a woman who can’t get her sh*t together even though she’s super white and super attractive.
If you want to make it to the top, you have to start small. Award-winning Chinese American pianist George Li knows that from personal experience.
By Hiroshi Eto The stereotype of the quiet and demure Asian is bothersome to be sure. People expect Asians to be quiet and compliant. We often get ‘mansplaining’ about Asian virtues of not tooting our own horn or how the nail that sticks up gets hammered down. If I were to point to a ‘cause’, […]
Thousands of fans gathered across downtown Seattle on Nov. 12 to celebrate the Seattle Sounders’ MLS Cup victory and championship. It began at Westlake Park and ended with a rally at Seattle Center.
By Mahlon Meyer Northwest Asian Weekly The Keiro Rehabilitation and Care Center (KRCC) has been sold to a Bellevue-based real estate company that plans to demolish the nursing home and construct a multi-use building in its place, according to the attorney for Keiro and an application obtained by the Northwest Asian Weekly. “In order to […]
By Staff NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Satpal Sidhu edged out Tony Larson to be Whatcom County’s next County Executive with 51 percent of the vote (Larson had 48 percent). Sidhu wrote in a Nov. 9 email, “During this campaign, I had the opportunity to speak with thousands of people from all corners of the county and […]
By Kai Curry Northwest Asian Weekly The founders of Tết in Seattle had a dream. To complement multiple city- and region-wide Tết celebrations, they wanted one large annual festival at the Seattle Center. In 1997, this dream became a reality when, in partnership with Seattle Center Festál, the first Tết in Seattle event took place. […]