Kiseuk (Ki) Ahn, who will graduate this spring from Bellevue College (BC), was recently named a recipient of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. Ahn will get up to $40,000 a year to complete his bachelor’s degree at Stanford University. He was one of 72 students chosen from the more than 1,500 students […]
Town Hall Seattle announced that local programs producer, curator, and author Shin Yu Pai will join the team as a full-time program director, assuming the role on May 28. “I’ve been deeply excited to see Town Hall’s evolution towards becoming an anti-racist institution and can’t wait to work every day with so many smart, committed, […]
Dr. Gowri Shankar has been named the vice chancellor for Planning & Administration at the University of Washington (UW) Bothell after a university-wide search. Shankar had served as the interim vice chancellor since June 2019. Shankar will oversee financial planning and accounting, campus facilities and space planning, governmental and community relations, information technology, and human […]
The OurStoriesAreYourStories (#OSAYS) campaign launched in celebration of AAPI Heritage month to showcase AAPI voices in the greater Seattle area, is a video series including Doug Baldwin, Gary Locke, and Dr. Vin Gupta, among others. Baldwin, a former Seahawks football player, shares fond memories of the aromas and flavors of the food his Filipina grandmother […]
Former Seattle Deputy Mayor Hyeok Kim has launched an independent consulting practice called Insa Consulting. “Insa,” the Korean word for “greeting,” reflects both Hyeok’s heritage and her approach to public affairs, community relations, and organizational development.
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A fundraiser is underway to help a local Chinese artist recover and rebuild his damaged studio.
By DAVE COLLINS Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A fugitive wanted in the killing of a Yale graduate student in Connecticut in February was arrested on May 14 in Alabama, U.S. marshals said. An international arrest warrant had been issued for Qinxuan Pan on murder and larceny charges in connection with the killing of […]
Officers working a narcotics operation in the Chinatown-International District arrested a 47-year-old man on May 11 and recovered two firearms and narcotics, including fentanyl. Around 6 p.m., officers spotted the man who they believed was selling narcotics in the 800 block of South King Street. Officers stopped him and found he was carrying two handguns, […]
Loi Madison is continuing his efforts to stop AAPI hate and violence in Seattle. According to a GoFundMe page he created, he goes to the Chinatown-International District every weekend and passes out whistles and personal alarms to people in the AAPI community. He also distributes fliers to educate everyone on how to “Stop the Hate” […]