Compiled by Staff Northwest Asian Weekly The Northwest Asian Weekly’s Diversity Makes a Difference scholarship program celebrates young people who are committed to reaching across cultural lines. Students are nominated by their school for being champions of diversity. From those nominations, a judging panel will choose five winners who will receive $1,000 scholarships and a […]
By Shierly Mondianti For the Northwest Asian Weekly For International Women’s Day, the Northwest Asian Weekly interviewed 15 students from North Seattle Community College about their hopes and dreams for the future. Leila Benhazir Abdoul, 18, Cameroon What do you want to accomplish in your life? What is your future ambition? I want to be […]
By Assunta Ng Can you feed a family of four with a budget of $400 a month? A Seattle Times article said a mother was able to do so by shopping for items on sale, using coupons, and budgeting everything mindfully.
By Donald Mukai For the Northwest Asian Weekly A picture of my mother hangs on the wall at Northwest Defenders Association. She is carrying a small suitcase and walking with her younger sister, who smiles at the camera. Next to their picture is the “Order of Civilian Exclusion,” telling citizens of Japanese ancestry, like my […]
By Shierly Mondianti For Northwest Asian Weekly To many people, March 8 was just another day of the year. However, to a group of students at North Seattle Community College, it represented a day where months of hard work was showcased to the public. Friday, March 8 was the Second Annual International Women’s Day Event […]
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly In an approximately 900-square-foot room, lit by sparkling diamonds and shining gold, Francis and Sirdana Ma can recall hundreds of moving love stories. They can remember the parents, daughters, and sons; aunts and uncles and nieces and nephews; grandparents and grandchildren that they’ve helped to celebrate a special occasion. […]
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Seattle native Filipino American Catherine Giudicci became the first Asian American participant to be chosen in The Bachelor after being proposed to during the finale of the show that aired Monday, March 11.
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Keiko Kobayashi, the star, co-writer, and co-producer of “Jun-Ai,” has an entire life mission centered around the film. As she makes clear on the film’s website, she wants to help connect people from separate and even antagonistic cultures to communicate with each other in the interest of peace. Having […]
Women have made huge strides in just one generation. Now, the average college campus has more women attending than men. More women are also getting into business, now virtually matching the amount of men that do.