Jameela Mirza has just been named features editor of her middle school newspaper—quite the honor for a seventh grader.
New Jersey Rep. Andy Kim walked amid the mess shortly after voting to certify Joe Biden’s victory over Trump—and felt the weight of the day wearing on him—when something motivated him to clean up the debris.
By Ruth Bayang NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Forgive the idealism of this editorial—but perhaps it’s time for us to hold elected officials to a higher standard. By that I mean, make them promise when they take the Oath of Office, that they will never lie and never spread lies. And that if they do, that would […]
By Mahlon Meyer Northwest Asian Weekly Fatherly, with a zest to spend time with people. But highly efficient in his personal relations. This is how local leaders who know President-elect Joe Biden describe him. “He is incredibly caring and people-oriented, he will sit down with people, strangers, and really focus on what’s happening in their […]
By Ruth Bayang Northwest Asian Weekly Newly elected Congressmember Marilyn Strickland called last week’s incident at the U.S. Capitol “domestic terrorism.” The former mayor of Tacoma told The News Tribune, “Trump and his enablers, who have been sowing seeds of discontent trying to undermine the validity of this election, are responsible for this. So he […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly The presidential election this past November and the state of Georgia runoff election for the U.S. Senate were of the utmost importance to both Democrats and Republicans. Vying for Asian American Pacific Islander votes, people from across the country encouraged others to vote in battleground states. This took on […]