By Staff The Associated Press MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Charice Pempengco, a Filipino singer who played an exchange student in “Glee,” says she’s a lesbian and has apologized to her family in an emotional TV interview. The 21-year-old said on a talk show June 9 on ABS-CBN TV that she wants to apologize to those […]
“Wish You Were Here”
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly The two people on the beach at the beginning of “Wish You Were Here” are white and attractive, though iridescently so. They look healthy enough — normal enough. They’re wistful, though a little tired. The sand gleams underneath them. They ask themselves where they would go if they could […]
5 rules to a perfect marriage
By Wayne Chan Northwest Asian Weekly This September will mark my 22nd wedding anniversary, and the only thing I keep asking myself is “how the heck did that happen?”
Maulik Pancholy, the man behind Nickelodeon’s Sanjay
By Monica Luhar India-West Staff Reporter He’s got plenty of tween energy, even after he gorges down on spicy chicken wings at the local
COMMENTARY: Low interest at home, kung fu master opens secrets to the West
By Andrew Lam New America Media Lam Chun-fai, a master of Southern Chinese kung fu style, Hung Kuen, is the first of the kung fu
Month-long celebration of Korean culture comes to Pacific Northwest
By Vivian Miezianko Northwest Asian Weekly What do you think when you hear kimchi, bulgogi, Psy, Chang-rae Lee,
Professor honors Japanese American baseball in research
By Gabrielle Nomura Northwest Asian Weekly Long before Ichiro, Seattle’s Japanese American community had other baseball
NSCC President Mitsui headed to U.S. Education Dept.
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly North Seattle Community College (NSCC) President Mark Mitsui has been selected to serve as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Community Colleges in the U.S. Department of Education in Washington, D.C. The selection follows a many-month-long process that began in January.
UW instates diversity graduation requirement
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly A long-time student-led effort to pass a diversity course requirement for all University of Washington undergraduates came to fruition May 24.
BLOG: T he Lockes are homeward bound
By Assunta Ng If you see U.S. Ambassador to China Gary Locke’s family walking around Seattle’s Chinatown this fall, you’d probably think that Locke is back in town. Well, no, he isn’t, but his family will be. While Gary will continue serving in China, his wife and children will be moving back to Seattle this […]