University of Washington (UW) Tacoma has been awarded a $2 million-dollar Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Student Serving Institution (AANAPISI) grant from the U.S. Department of Education to fund a campus-wide “AAPI THRIVE (Tacoma Husky Retention and Inclusive Vision of Excellence) Project” across five years from 2022-2027.
Nihonmachi/Japantown Neighborhood Banner Project: Share Your Feedback!
Share your feedback on neighborhood pole banners to be installed in Japantown!
It’s the sticky rice dilemma
It’s the holiday season again. I like the holidays, mind you, but it does get complicated. In fact, I have questions. For example…
Top 10 Asian athletes of 2022
It was redemption for Nathan Chen. The Utah native won the gold medal at the 2022 Beijing Olympics in the men’s free skate competition. Four years earlier, Chen was favored to win a gold medal in the same event, but fell to a bronze medal at the Pyeongchang Olympics.
“Avatar: The Way of Water” triggers longing for the simple, peaceful life
“Happiness is simple,” says Jake Sully. The problem with happiness, and Pandora, the planet where James Cameron’s “Avatar” and now “Avatar: The Way of Water” take place, is that if you “love it too much,” you can also lose it.
BTS member Jin begins military duty at front-line boot camp
Jin, the oldest member of K-pop supergroup BTS, began his 18 months of mandatory military service at a front-line South Korean boot camp on Dec. 13 as fans gathered near the base to say goodbye to their star.
Faculty: Purdue Northwest CEO must resign for racist remarks
The faculty senate of Purdue University Northwest is demanding the resignation of CEO and Chancellor Thomas Keon after he mocked Asian languages during commencement.
Hong Kong emigres seek milk tea in craving for taste of home
In London, Wong Wai-yi misses the taste of home. A year ago, the 31-year-old musician was in Hong Kong, earning a good living composing for TV and movies and teaching piano.