What does the Asian Weekly mean to you? “To me, the Asian Weekly is about giving young people the chance to shine and to give them the tools and experiences needed to grow as leaders. Through its newspaper internships, its many scholarships, its Summer Youth Leadership Program, and the fact that Assunta Ng has been […]
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly When I was editor of the Northwest Asian Weekly, it used to bother me when people acted as if Assunta single-handedly put <!–more–>out the newspaper because, behind each issue, there is a crew of very dedicated reporters and proofreaders who go above and beyond. They care about the newspaper, […]
The Northwest Asian Weekly welcomed a new editor Sunday, Sept. 9, as former editor Tiffany Ran left to pursue a career opportunity in the restaurant industry. Charles Lam, who was born in San Jose, Calif. to two Vietnam War refugees, will be taking over her duties. In addition to acting as editor for the paper, […]
Lately, the take-away from the Dharun Ravi webcam case has been the 30 days of jail time that Ravi must serve as part of his sentence. Was this fair? Or was it too lenient?
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly In November 2010, Sharon Prill was named publisher of the Yakima Herald Republic (YHR). As publisher, Prill oversees the day-to-day operations of the Herald Republic, including those of the El Sol de Yakima, a weekly Spanish language newspaper, Yakima magazine, and several other highly-regarded niche publications. Previously, Prill spent […]
Last week, a news story appeared on The Associated Press (AP) wire, stating that all of Gov. Chris Gregoire’s new hires on her leadership team are white. The hirings were befuddling to many of her supporters, especially those of color, as Gregoire has always vowed that diversity is of the utmost importance to her.
This week, a memorial to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., called the Stone of Hope, was finally unveiled in Washington, D.C. It was originally scheduled to be unveiled in 2008 …
At an awards banquet at Safeco Field, the Western Washington chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists presented its Excellence in Journalism Awards. Northwest Asian Weekly earned four in its alternative weeklies division. — Mark Lee got first place for his column, “You talkin’ to me?” in the editorial and commentary category. — Vivian Luu […]
BEIJING (AP) — China will never allow the United States to dictate political reforms and any American pressure over human rights will torpedo talks on such issues