The Layup Drill — a NEW monthly column about APIs in sports By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly So, anything new happen in the NBA in February? I asked a local sports bar owner if they carried the NBA League Pass, so I could catch the New York Knicks play. The league pass shows any […]
Asian Americans rejoice as Lin smashes stereotypes
By Jesse Washington The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — They know what it feels like to be overlooked. People, they say, assume they are weak, servile, out of place. So when these Asian Americans watch Jeremy Lin slash and shoot his way through the NBA’s finest, it’s almost as if they are on the basketball […]
Chinese punk rock band to rock out in the U.S. for the first time
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly It’s unprecedented for a Chinese punk band to tour the States, but Demerit isn’t just any Chinese punk band. This month, they are aiming to show America just exactly what they’re made of.
Vietnamese refugee forgoes vacation to volunteer in the Gulf Coast and sees pieces of his past
Instead of spending his vacation on a beach somewhere, Thao Tran, a Vietnamese refugee and staff assistant to Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn, went to the Gulf Coast to see its present condition and volunteer. What he experienced there has affected him profoundly …