Rachel Endo never saw herself as a leader, let alone make history as a leader.
University of Washington (UW) Tacoma has been awarded a $2 million-dollar Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Student Serving Institution (AANAPISI) grant from the U.S. Department of Education to fund a campus-wide “AAPI THRIVE (Tacoma Husky Retention and Inclusive Vision of Excellence) Project” across five years from 2022-2027.
The pride of a Garfield High School (GHS) Bulldog doesn’t end at graduation—a statement that was evident on Aug. 27 as alumni from decades past filled the gymnasium for the school’s centennial celebration.
In 2005, about 30 young artists gathered in the basement of a Seattle home. They shared a vision of starting a more positive hip-hop scene for young people—wanting a scene with more purpose than what was there at the time.
After over two years of going dark, in theater terms closing for business, the Denise Louie Education Center held its first in-person gala since October 2019 on June 4—almost 1,000 days apart.
By Mahlon Meyer Northwest Asian Weekly When Ted Yamamura asked Vanna Novak if she wanted to start a nonprofit to train Japanese American professionals, she prayed she would have the strength to refuse. “Please, please, let me have the strength to say no,” she remembered. “That’s what I was thinking. What I heard me say […]
Seattle Colleges (SC) Chancellor Shouan Pan announced on May 12 that he will leave his post on Aug. 1—two years before his contract is up in 2024. The college system’s board of trustees voted to terminate the contract early in agreement with Pan, who shared in March that he’d begun seeking jobs elsewhere. He was […]
“At least 80% of the work that goes into college apps is already done before your senior year. Writing the college application is about just compiling that work into something that another person can understand.”
— Delaynie McMillan, class of 2022
“My mental health took a hit, like lots of my classmates,” says Emilea Okayasu, a high school senior at University High School in Fresno, California. “I was isolated, so my junior year was largely me just cooped up in my room being confused and stressed about what I was going to do for the next four years.”
Right below a photo of him in military fatigues holding an automatic weapon is a caption that he served in Korea “circa 1994.”