By Daria Kroupoderova Northwest Asian Weekly Washington State Supreme Court Justice Mary Yu is one of nine Asian Americans being honored at the Diversity at the Top event being held on Oct. 18 at China Harbor Restaurant.
Slain U.S. doctor’s colleague recalls deadly Kabul attack
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — It was midmorning at Cure International Hospital in Kabul when Dr. Jerry Umanos took a phone call. He told co-workers he had to meet some guests at the front gate and would be right back.
Will Yu make history? — She could be first Asian American on state’s highest court
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly King County Superior Court Judge Mary Yu will make history if she’s successful in her bid for an open seat on the Washington State Supreme Court.
Judge Yu receives 2013 Civic Award from Municipal League
Judge Mary I. Yu received the Public Official of the Year Award from the Municipal League at their 2013 Civic Awards on Thursday, April 11.
More than just the money — Asian American NFL agent seeks character in clients
By Jason J. Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly “Show me the money!” That line made famous by Cuba Gooding Jr. in the movie “Jerry Maguire” exemplifies the greed of sports management. Eugene Lee, professional sports agent, is seeking to go beyond this. As the NFL Draft takes place on April 20, Lee will be tending to […]
The Layup Drill — Please explain to me what happened with Manti Te’o
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Happy New Year! Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill. While we are going to look at a wide spectrum of sports this month, one late-breaking story required that I rewrite the column. Thank you, Manti Te’o.
Linebacker Manti Te’o wins LOTT Trophy, loses Heisman
Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o won the LOTT Trophy Friday, Dec. 7. The LOTT Trophy is given to the top defensive player in college football, taking into consideration both the player’s on-field performance and his character and work off the field.
The Layup Drill — Heisman talk, another young golfer gets a pro shot, UFC in China, and Jeremy Lin, the musical.
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Te’o for the Heisman Can a Pacific Islander win the Heisman Trophy?