Renée Cheng joined the University of Washington on Jan. 1 as new dean of the UW College of Built Environments.
Best friends Malia Baldovi and Thomas Orlina hope to reach new audiences and represent the Asian American voice in their new digital talk show, “Two Besties Together” or TBT.
Have you been hearing the traditional Chinese New Year greeting, “Kung Hei Fat Choy,” lately? Should you say it? While it is 2019 to us, it is the year 4716 in the Chinese lunisolar calendar. Much has changed in the 21st century. Kung Hei Fat Choy, which means “wishing you to make lots of money or a fortune,” is popular for two reasons.
Devoted to addressing people’s needs, Michael “Miko” Pugal found a career in nonprofit by following his love for communities and passion for Ultimate Frisbee (UF).
“I wasn’t sure if I would know how to do it, but I just did,” explained Chumnith Udom, as he recalled building his first computer. The 21-year-old student from Cambodia’s capital of Phnom Penh moved from his hometown to the Seattle area a year ago, where he now studies at South Seattle College (SSC).
Enveloped in a windowless office in City Hall, the history of Asian American Theatre in the 1990s in Seattle is being preserved. In conjunction with the Wing Luke Museum, the Moving Image Preservation of Puget Sound (MIPoPS) are digitizing recordings from the Northwest Asian American Theatre (NWAAT).
SEATTLE — The Chinatown-International District Business Improvement Area (CIDBIA) announced on Feb. 6 that it is changing the date for its annual Lunar New Year Celebration from Saturday, Feb. 9 to Saturday, March 2, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. due to inclement weather in the Seattle area.
OLYMPIA — For the first time in its history, the Washington State House has adopted a resolution in recognition of the Lunar New Year.