By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly It’s not everyday that Yo-Yo Ma wants to meet your family. But for Harvard student and Tanglewood Music Center (TMC) fellow Audrey Chen, that actually happened. Taiwanese American and native of Redmond, Chen had the rare opportunity to meet and perform with Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble in […]
At a young age, Sili Savusa was exposed to community work through her parents. As a result of a hurricane in Samoa in the 1970s, her parents did a lot of organizing to help with the relief of those affected. Through that work and the ability to help the community, her parents started the first Samoa nonprofit agency.
Even though composting is the law, it’s not always easy to obey it.
What can the citizens of Seattle do to make the earth a better place? Start composting.
Growing up eating frozen foods from Costco and Flamin’ Hot Cheetos wasn’t the lifestyle Ryan Waliany and his wife Serena Wu wanted to continue.
By Nina Huang NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Edric Zhan’s motto is “Work hard, play hard, and take care of each other.” Ranked 12th in his class, Zhan will be graduating from the U.S. Military Academy (USMA) at West Point in late May. This is very rare for a Chinese American. In fact, according to graduation statistics […]
Inspired by her mother’s passion for international travel and global citizenship, Amy Pak started Families of Color Seattle (FOCS), an organization dedicated to building a strong community by supporting families of color through parenting programs, resource sharing, and fostering meaningful connections.
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Ever wondered why red is considered a lucky color during Chinese New Year? Or why people collect money in red envelopes? Chinese New Year has long been a celebration of tradition for Chinese families to bring in the new year, and many of these customs originated from fascinating Chinese […]
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly For the fifth year in a row, the Bellevue Collection will be hosting its annual Lunar New Year celebration at Bellevue Square’s center court on Feb. 20 from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Decorations have already started to go up in all three facilities: Bellevue Place, Lincoln Square, and […]
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Christopher Lee is a Lakeside High sophomore. He has always had a weak stomach and has actually contracted campylobacteriosis, an infection from drinking bad water before. He had been in many situations where he questioned the purity of drinking water, so he decided to do something about it for […]