By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Is Jeremy Lin stupid? I know I’ve written before that there were too many articles on Jeremy Lin and the Linsanity phenomenon, but this summer required another look. This time, Lin made a controversial career decision by leaving New York and heading to Houston.
Center for APA Women host Whole Person Leadership Conference
The Center for APA Women joins the University of Washington School of Law to host a conference on Whole Person Leadership at UW’s W.H. Gates Hall, Sept. 22, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The conference, focused on balancing work and personal life, will include a moderated panel featuring Susan Hacker, vice president of T-Mobile; […]
Polarizing issues at third annual Ethnic Media Candidates Meet and Greet
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly More than 120 members of ethnic media and more than 25 candidates networked and discussed hot topic issues at the Sea Beez’ Candidates Meet and Greet, held at the Nagomi Tea House in Seattle’s International District on August 22. Sea Beez, an organization providing opportunities for ethnic communities and media, […]
BLOG: Double standard in the Asian community
By Assunta Ng While battling brain cancer, noted community leader Cheryl Chow came out of the closet and announced that she’s a lesbian. The mainstream media covered the issue extensively last week.
BLOG: Triple Happiness
By Assunta Ng “Double Happiness” is a common Chinese character seen at weddings. For Fred Yee though, “Double Happiness” is not enough to depict the number of blissful honors he has encountered this year. A week before his son got married on Aug. 18, he was elected as the U.S. western division vice president for […]
BLOG: No pork, please
By Assunta Ng I volunteered to secure the food for Sea Beez’ Ethnic Media Candidates Meet and Greet. A man asked me if there were any dishes without pork.
BLOG: Cheering on the female candidates
By Assunta Ng While at the Ethnic Media Candidates Meet and Greet, organized by Sea Beez and members of local ethnic media, I enjoyed meeting the female candidates. It is encouraging to see female candidates running for top office. Kim Wyman and Kathleen Drew are pursuing a seat for the Secretary of State. If one […]
COMMENTARY: Healthier days are ahead
By Janet Chung, Legal Voice; and Gabriela Quintana, Seattle Coalition for a Healthy Workforce FOR NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Seattle summers are the best. But with school, fall weather and flu season around the corner, juggling work and family responsibilities will get a little more challenging. There is a bright spot ahead, though.
Molly Shen and Andy Wappler host NWAW’s 30th anniversary gala
Northwest Asian Weekly has booked Andy Wappler, former chief meteorologist at KIRO, and KOMO news anchor Molly Shen as emcees for its 30th anniversary gala on October 5, from 6 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Seattle’s Sheraton Hotel Grand Ballroom. Wappler and Shen will introduce performances and events at the gala, including a short auction […]
EDITORIAL: Don’t wait for amnesty to kick in, apply for it now!
Many young immigrants brought to this country illegally have already started the process of applying for the deportation deferral program. However, others are still hesitant to come forward, worried that the program will fall short of its promises.