Most Asian immigrants call Thanksgiving the Turkey Festival, and they would tell you they hate turkey. I was one of them while raising my American-born children.
Growing up, Michelle Zauner’s mother had very high expectations of her. From the things she could control, like her behavior and attitude, to the things she couldn’t, like her height.
Justice Mary Yu’s portrait speaks a thousand words.
It illustrates that the Washington State Supreme Court system had been dominated by whites and males for close to a century. That’s changing.
By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Last Tuesday’s election reflected division between young and old, businesses and workers, progressives and moderates. The results were dramatic, showing the moderates’ winning and progressives’ miscalculation. Polls revealed the three business-backed candidates would win: Bruce Harrell for mayor, Ann Davison for city attorney, and Sara Nelson for City Council. […]
I must confess…I love it when people ask me whether I’m bilingual.
A week after finishing third in the Skate America figure skating competition, three-time World Champion and Olympian Nathan Chen came back with a first-place performance at Skate Canada in Vancouver, British Columbia. Chen’s third-place finish was the first time he did not finish in first place in 14 straight events.
A nurse delivered me a surprise recently. It was about my heart, the last thing I expected.
Healing from trauma often comes from sharing, which is one of the hardest things to do. Beautiful Country, the autobiographical novel by Qian Julie Wang, details her experiences as a young Chinese girl, and illegal immigrant, in New York City.
Don’t vote for candidates who don’t give a damn about the CID
The Chinatown-International District (CID) needs a lot of help and resources, especially since the pandemic. Crime, including robbery, theft, assault, and gun violence, is high in the area. Mayoral candidate Lorena Gonzalez has never visited CID nor met with community leaders to see first-hand how the pandemic has affected our community. She ignores our community, while Harrell has constantly said how he could and would help change the narrative of the CID if he gets elected as mayor of Seattle.
As a young boy, Robin Leong was very athletic, but because of his size, he was usually picked last for sports and games at recess and in P.E.
“My growth spurt didn’t happen until high school,” he said.