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.
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It’s the holiday season again. I like the holidays, mind you, but it does get complicated. In fact, I have questions. For example…
It was redemption for Nathan Chen. The Utah native won the gold medal at the 2022 Beijing Olympics in the men’s free skate competition. Four years earlier, Chen was favored to win a gold medal in the same event, but fell to a bronze medal at the Pyeongchang Olympics.
“Happiness is simple,” says Jake Sully. The problem with happiness, and Pandora, the planet where James Cameron’s “Avatar” and now “Avatar: The Way of Water” take place, is that if you “love it too much,” you can also lose it.
Jin, the oldest member of K-pop supergroup BTS, began his 18 months of mandatory military service at a front-line South Korean boot camp on Dec. 13 as fans gathered near the base to say goodbye to their star.
The faculty senate of Purdue University Northwest is demanding the resignation of CEO and Chancellor Thomas Keon after he mocked Asian languages during commencement.
In London, Wong Wai-yi misses the taste of home. A year ago, the 31-year-old musician was in Hong Kong, earning a good living composing for TV and movies and teaching piano.
Asian business ownership is surging, fueled by women as one of the nation’s fastest growing demographic of entrepreneurs. In fact, over one million new businesses started over the last decade are owned by entrepreneurs of color. It’s a promising trend, as local Asian-owned businesses play a significant role in building wealth, creating job opportunities, and celebrating diverse cultures.
What a year it’s been for the Chinatown-International District (CID). We’ve covered many issues this year—some that keep coming up over and over, with no resolution in sight.
Here are the top 10 local stories of 2022.