The late June Chen, a community leader, who passed away more than two years ago, had left funds for the Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation in her will to honor the memory of June Chen. The foundation has re-donated the funds for Seattle Colleges to set up a scholarship endowment under the June and Henry Chen […]
Shoreline a bright spot for thriving Korean Americans
By Jean Wong Northwest Asian Weekly Among the cities in Washington with a large Korean American community presence, Shoreline stands out. Having had three Korean American elected officials, two of them women, Shoreline is a beacon for local Korean Americans aspiring to enter the state’s political scene. It is also a thriving hub for local […]
Asia’s sport gains new fans in the U.S.
Spring is the start of another season of bats, balls, and scoring runs. For some, it’s not baseball that’s on their minds. It’s the game of cricket. Cricket is an international sport with a rabid fan base.
PIONEER: Former Harborview Board of Trustees president reflects on a life of ‘firsts’
The pervasive discrimination toward minorities during the 50s was what inspired Violet “Vi” Mar to get involved with mainstream organizations …
Blog: Mark Mitsui, a future chancellor?
When Mark Mitsui was appointed as the president of North Seattle Community College, I felt that he could very well be another Peter Ku, chancellor emerita of Seattle Community Colleges.