By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Mark Mitsui became the 12th president of North Seattle Community College (NSCC) in July 2010. He also serves as vice chancellor of student success for the Seattle Community College District and was recently appointed board chair of the new Asian Pacific Islander American Association of Colleges and Universities. Mitsui […]
Our top 10 burning questions with Mark Mitsui
UC Berkeley diversity bake sale divides its student body
By Terence Chea The Associated Press BERKELEY, Calif. — UC Berkeley student leaders have condemned a Republican group’s satirical diversity bake sale offering pastry prices based on race and gender.
Jan. 13: Special exhibit of Asian and Native American people opens at the Wing
Community members and local leaders celebrated the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience (The Wing)’s new exhibit,
Blog: Competitors turn into partners?
When Julie Pham, managing editor of Nguoi Viet Tay Bac/Northwest Vietnamese News, invited other ethnic media to join
Blog: What have we learned from Women of Power in Law?
Federal Court Justice Michael Spearman joked, “I overrule,” since he’s a higher judge than his wife, King County Superior Court Mariane Spearman.
Blog: Two inspiring women
Lately, I’ve met many inspiring women. You’d be surprised, ordinary people can accomplish extraordinary things.
BLOG: Women of Color meets elected officials
Fifteen women of Color elected officials including Asian, Black, Latino and Native American descent, were honored at China Harbor Restaurant by the Women of Color Empowered. More than 230 women and men attended. Among them, two were white, King County Sheriff Sue Rahr and Tukwila city Councilmember Joan Hernandez. Some questioned why. White is a […]
UW Tacoma in need of Asian American studies
When Kayomi Wada graduated from the University of Washington Tacoma (UWT) in the spring of 2008, she intended to pursue her master’s degree there as well, hoping to expand on her interests in Asian American (AA) and Black communities in North and South America.
Probing beyond racial lines
Movement isn’t limited to the physical alone. It meanders and fluctuates through every other facet of life — like language, societal norms and identity, with answers and definitions changing as rapidly as the question or problem it sought out to satisfy.