“Come As You Are” is about three young men with physical disabilities. Scotty (Grant Rosenmeyer) is a paraplegic, Matt (Hayden Szeto) has use of his arms but is also restricted to a wheelchair, and Mo (Ravi Patel) is partially blind—to the point where he has to use a magnifying glass to read and cannot drive a car.
To start this review, I’d like to be clear: If I were in high school and the five love letters I wrote to my secret crushes got delivered to them, there’s no chance any of them would’ve returned my affections.
The first five years of life are critical to a child’s development. Children go from being immobile, spending most of their time sleeping, eating, peeing and pooping into miniature people that can walk, talk, play, and share—critical life skills. They can’t do this alone.
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly “Asian Americans are twice as likely to have diabetes as Caucasians at the same weight; so the rate is twice as high,” Dr. Michael Shannon, medical director and endocrinologist at Physicians of Southwest Washington in Olympia, said. The University of Washington (UW) has done research on the Asian diabetes […]
By Janice Nesamani NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY On a blustery Seattle Friday, I found myself on a King County Metro bus out of downtown Seattle, smack in the middle of a conversation about coronavirus —recently named COVID-19. Figures of the people affected and the number of lives it claimed flew fast. Our camaraderie, rare for a […]
By Ruth Bayang NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY A year after she announced the Seattle Chinatown Public Safety CCTV Community Project, Nora Chan is disappointed. The founding president of Seniors in Action Foundation, a nonprofit that provides help to seniors living in the Chinatown-International District (ID) and throughout the city, raised $175,000 over the past year to […]
Starting in mid-March, every household in the United States will receive an invitation in the mail to complete the 2020 Census. The census will include questions about the race, sex, and age of every person in the household.
My breakfast always consists of a fried egg every day. Want to preserve your memory? Eggs are a great benefit. The yolk also has many vitamins, including choline and lutein, that are important for brain development and memory. Eggs have good quality protein, according to Haq, regardless of their color, brown or white.
He’s no longer in the race. But Andrew Yang’s run for president will have a lasting impact on the Asian American community, especially those with aspirations for political office. He dropped out after the New Hampshire primary earlier this month, but no other presidential candidate of Chinese descent has gotten as far or lasted as […]