By Samantha Pak Northwest Asian Weekly “Why Not Me?” By Mindy Kaling Crown Archetype, 2015 If Mindy Kaling’s first book was about how she got her start in comedy, her latest book, “Why Not Me?” is about what she’s been up to since. In this collection of essays chronicling her adventures in show business and […]
The death of Justice Antonin Scalia during a presidential election year has left a hole in the U.S. Supreme Court that President Barack Obama and his legal advisers will scramble to fill before Obama departs office. Will an Asian/Pacific American (APA) be the next U.S. Supreme Court Justice to replace Scalia? That sure is one […]
There is no discounting that the International District/Chinatown had to deal with tragedy this year with the loss of neighborhood superman Donnie Chin. And the world’s and nation’s recent terrorist attacks. And questions about how we should be addressing immigration law and those who wish to be a part of our country. There is a […]
By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Daylight savings is officially underway which means shorter days and more reasons to stay inside. Fortunately, there are some great movies and television shows out to help you survive the next few months. Read on to see what’s playing and streaming near you. Asian Americans take on action films […]
By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly With the leaves changing colors and the temperature outside becoming noticeably cooler, there’s no denying that fall is here. And so are new television shows! And movies! Read on to find out what’s been happening in Hollywood. New faces on TV: Priyanka Chopra! Plus, Ken Jeong returns! Indian actress […]
By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly We’re only a month into the New Year, but things have certainly started off with a bang in pop culture! Read on for the monthly news roundup for all things Asian and entertainment these last few weeks.
Will history repeat itself? Who is Eddie Yoon? I found his full-color ad in the Seattle Times. So I called him.
By Peggy Chapman Northwest Asian Weekly Ketu Shah never imagined he would be a judge. He visualized himself as an engineer, and took the practical classes in school—physics and <!–more–>calculus—and then, since he didn’t have much interest, he took an interest in philosophy. Shah is the first Indian American judge to serve for the King […]
By Daria Kroupoderava Northwest Asian Weekly Dr. Vikram Jandhyala had everything fall into place at the right time. He is Vice Provost of
Dr. Vikram Jandhyala was promoted to Vice Provost for Innovation at University of Washington (UW). Jandhyala is the first