By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly A recent launch of a video game featuring mixed martial arts fighters entitled “EA Sports:
McDonalds franchise head will be speaker at student diversity dinner
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly The Northwest Asian Weekly’s Diversity Makes a Difference scholarship program celebrates high school students from Western Washington — nominated by teachers, counselors, principals, and community members — who encourage and actively promote diversity.
Fundraising efforts continue to restore historical fountain
By Alia Marsha Northwest Asian Weekly As part of a continuing fundraising effort, the Tsutakawa Fountain Committee at Seattle Central Community College will host an event to raise money for the restoration of an abandoned fountain sculpture by the late, world-renowned artist George Tsutakawa. The fountain is simply called “Fountain.”
Asian candidates dot electoral landscape
By Sue Misao Northwest Asian Weekly Ten API candidates remain on the ballot for King County in contested races in the Nov. 5 general election.
BLOG: Watch out for gutsy Asian female politicians
By Assunta Ng Who is Kshama Sawant? “Wow” was my reaction when I first saw her at the API forum.
Seattle Central Community College to offer free class in policing
The office of the Mayor and Seattle Central Community College announced a new partnership between the Seattle Police Department (SPD) and Seattle Central Community College to offer a free five-credit course entitled “Introduction to Community Policing.” The course will cover basic policing skills with an emphasis on collaborating with the community, as well as help […]
Japanese landmarks on two local campuses to be restored
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Two local college campuses are preparing to commission and restore art installations relating to Japanese history.
First Hill Streetcar construction underway
Construction of the First Hill Streetcar is well underway in Seattle’s Chinatown-International District and Little Saigon. The new streetcar will be operational by the spring of 2014 and will enable travel between Pioneer Square, the Chinatown-International District, Yesler Terrace, First Hill, and Capitol Hill. The new line will connect with First Hill medical centers, Seattle […]
Our top 10 burning questions with Paul Killpatrick
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Dr. Paul Killpatrick is president of Seattle Central Community College and vice chancellor <!–more–>for district-wide student services for Seattle Community Colleges. Previously, he was president of Lake Tahoe Community College in California and president of Great Basin Community College in Nevada. At Mt. Hood Community College in Gresham, Ore., […]
The path to success
By Jessica Lee SYLP student Born and raised in Saigon, Vietnam, she came to the United States all by herself when she was only 17 years old. With no extra money and knowing no Vietnamese people in the States, she learned to speak English and graduated from Nathan Hale High School only two years after […]