Former Seattle Seahawk Doug Baldwin Jr. will serve as undergraduate commencement speaker at Seattle University commencement ceremonies at Climate Pledge Arena on June 12, and University of Southern California Professor Viet Thanh Nguyen, PhD, will speak at the graduate ceremony.
Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific sacks crew members accused of discriminating against non-English speakers
Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific Airways has dismissed three cabin crew members after a passenger accused them of discriminating against non- English speakers, in a case that drew criticism from Chinese state media.
Bill banning Chinese citizens from buying Texas land dies
A bill that had been widely criticized as a racist assault on Texas’ Asian American and Pacific Islander communities has died after missing the deadline to reach the House floor.
CISC Renton grand opening
Chinese Information and Service Center (CISC) held a grand opening ceremony on May 19 for its new Renton location.
Appeals court upholds admissions policy at elite Virginia high school
A divided federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the constitutionality of a new admissions policy at an elite public high school in Virginia that critics say discriminates against highly qualified Asian Americans.
Chinese culture in the U.S. — a secret power
If you’ve been a longtime reader of this newspaper, you probably know that the contributions of Chinese and Chinese Americans to this country have often been neglected.
AAPI voices in politics — Seattle leaders share personal stories at Rotary Club panel
Last week, members and guests of the Rotary Club of Seattle #4 gathered in honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month to listen to local AAPI leaders discuss growing up and raising families in America, as well as the rise of AAPI voices in politics.
Comedian Uncle Roger silenced on Chinese social media after jokes about China
A Malaysian comedian better known for mocking attempts by Western chefs at Asian cooking has had his Chinese social media account suspended after making jokes about China.
The Philippines and the U.S. have been connected for centuries
In 1962, Roman Ildonzo Gabriel Jr. started playing as the first Filipino American quarterback in the NFL. In 1989, he was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.
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