“How you spend each day, is of course, how you live your life.” — Annie Dillard Cheryl Roberts President Shoreline Community College “This season is always my favorite, where the anticipation of a new school year gives way to exciting possibilities and opportunities. Students, this is your time. With hard work, I know it will […]
WISE WORDS: Becoming a diverse leader — Wise words for our new graduates
“The late Elson S. Floyd inculcated a culture of openness and diversity at Washington State University that will remain one of our guiding principles. About a third of WSU’s annual freshman class come from ethnically diverse backgrounds. By creating a high-quality institution that is accessible and affordable, we are educating the next generation of diverse […]
Wise Words: Inspiration from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
“I dream of students walking through our doors and finding the classes and culture that support their dreams. Eliminating the barriers to higher education—such as President Obama’s plan for free community college education— will help achieve this. It puts us on the pathway to social and economic equity and gives power to Dr. King’s dream.” […]
Publisher’s Blog: Horses are crowd-pleasers in the ID… Equines get more attention than the police officers!
Meet Dozer, a horse. Dozer also works for the City of Seattle Police Department. See the badge he proudly displayed when he and his partner Harvest patrolled Uwajimaya’s storefront with Sgt. James Scott and Officer Mark Wubbena. Young and old adored Dozer and Harvest. Some patted them, while many gathered around with phone cameras, curiosity […]
Dr. Kimo leaving International District
Dr. Kimo Hirayama, known as just Dr. Kimo to the International District community, is heading north to
Tacoma area man sentenced for murder plot claims it was just ‘a joke’
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly A University Place man, who pleaded guilty last September to federal conspiracy and solicitation charges for attempting to hire assassins to kill his own relatives in Vietnam, will serve 14 years in jail for his crime. Long Van Nguyen, 45, was sentenced on March 13 before the Honorable Robert […]
One woman’s journey from Vietnam to US
By Polly Keary The Monroe Monitor She wanted her son to know.
Solemsaas finalist in NSCC prez search
It would be an “honor” and a “homecoming” for Rachel Solemsaas to be selected as the president of North Seattle Community College. That’s what Solemsaas said when she was named as one of four finalists for the position.
Does preference for Asian boys exist in the U.S.?
By Jean Wong Northwest Asian Weekly “My father (Chinese-born in the Philippines) says he never had a preference on what gender his kids would be, but I heard my mother, [who passed away when I was a year old], really wanted to have a son,” said Johanna Martinez, a Filipino-Chinese American student of International Studies […]
A new face in a new place
Thach Nguyen is the new loan officer for the Martin Luther King branch of Chase Bank in Seattle. In his new role, Nguyen is responsible for originating