It would be an “honor” and a “homecoming” for Rachel Solemsaas to be selected as the president of North Seattle Community College. That’s what Solemsaas said when she was named as one of four finalists for the position.
Louis Watanabe, 1st vice-chair and precinct committee officer for the 37th district Democrats, has announced his candidacy for the Washington State Senate. He is a former Bellevue College teacher and software engineer. He has served on the boards of the Asian Counseling & Referral Service, the UW Consulting & Business Development Center, the National Association […]
Bellevue residents for whom English is their second language (ESL) are invited to attend free job preparation classes this spring at Bellevue College.
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly “I didn’t know I was breaking down barriers. I didn’t know I was creating new paths,” said Dr. Sharon Parker, the Assistant
The Eastside Nihon Matsuri Association (ENMA) will be hosting the 15th Annual Aki Matsuri, Japanese Fall Festival, at Bellevue College on Sept. 8 and Sept. 9. Aki Matsuri is a two-day event of cultural, educational, and
By Assunta Ng At NSCC ’s commencement, one graduate stood out not because she is my friend, but because she is an older student who worked hard for her associates degree in business. She is also a mother with a daughter who graduated years before.
The 2012 participants of the Japanese Queen Scholarship Organization of Washington were presented at the Seattle Cherry Blossom and Japanese Cultural Festival. This is the organization’s 53rd year of
By Elizabeth Wang Northwest Asian Weekly Yen Lam-Steward started working with her father at Lam’s Seafood Market from its humble beginnings on the corner of Main Street in 1991, running the cash register, scaling fish, and cleaning crab.
By Kat Chow UW News Lab “I didn’t really want to rely on written criteria to do things — to get jobs, shows, or grants — based on schooling,” said 25-year-old artist Jason Hirata, referring to degrees and schooling. “I wanted it to be because of my work.” Hirata, however, did earn two degrees from […]
By Keishi Matsuda Northwest Asian Weekly It is becoming more common for international students from Asian countries to further their education in Washington state colleges. Some students flourish and have relatively little trouble studying in the United States, but others struggle.