By Jeffrey Osborn Northwest Asian Weekly Mongolia is often referred to as the land of eternal blue sky. To understand this nickname, one must look back to times long ago, when a religion known as Tengriism was powerful in Central Asia. Though no longer a major religion, there are some who still practice Tengriism.
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly “This was an important project. It taught me that size matters,” Mah said, somewhat jokingly, at the Sept. 19, 2011 meeting of Rotary Club of Olympia. “Size matters here because it was a big meaningful definitive project. It was more than just a bridge because it enabled us to […]
By Jeffrey Osborn Northwest Asian Weekly The human race has been considered a race of hunter–gatherers. Groups that lived inland hunted wild animals and when the opportunity presented itself, they fished in lakes and rivers. Alternatively, groups that lived by a coast relied far more heavily on fish from the ocean, naturally leading to the […]
By Assunta Ng Much was said, at his funeral, on what Ark Chin did for the Kin On Nursing Home and Chinese orphanages. Yet, what he contributed in education and politics was barely touched upon.
Lauren McClanahan, an associate professor of secondary education in Western Washington University’s Woodring College of Education, is showing a series of photos she took this past summer in Bellingham’s sister city of Tsetserleg, Mongolia, in the Wilson Library Skybridge on campus through Nov. 27.
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Mark Mitsui became the 12th president of North Seattle Community College (NSCC) in July 2010. He also serves as vice chancellor of student success for the Seattle Community College District and was recently appointed board chair of the new Asian Pacific Islander American Association of Colleges and Universities. Mitsui […]
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — On Nov. 7, 125 years ago, the residents of what would one day be Bellingham gathered in celebration.
The U.S. Census Bureau’s 2008 American Community Survey (ACS) indicates that a gender wage gap still exists. The median income of women is still 77.9 percent that of men.
Mark Mitsui, current vice president at South Seattle Community College, will take on responsibilities as president of North Seattle Community College beginning July 1.
Cascade Elementary principal Shannon Harvey was awarded the prestigious 2008 Milken National Educational Award for her outstanding work as an educator. The award comes with a prize of $25,000. Teacher magazine calls the Milken the “Oscars of Teaching.”