SPECIAL INAUGURATION ISSUE
I have to admit, I did not even know how to pronounce Barack Obama’s
name when he declared his presidency,
but it did not stop me from supporting him. » read
These days, it’s easy to take television and Internet media
for granted. A poll doesn’t need to be done to determine how
much daily information is gained from either reading news on MSN.com
or by watching “The Daily Show.” Slowly, Americans are
pulling away from traditional formats such as radio and daily newspapers
and moving on to their streamlined TV and online counterparts. » read
Though President-elect Obama has yet to make any executive decisions
in the White House (which officially
begins Jan. 20), a national poll surveying public opinion indicates
that Obama already has higher level of approval coming in than President
Bush has going out. » read more
Even the leader of the free world needs to take time out of his
day to eat a meal. So who will don a
chef’s hat and feed the
Obama family for the next term?
It’s the same person who has been cooking for President George
W. Bush. » read more
When President-elect Barack Obama is sworn into office, all eyes
will be on what first lady Michelle Obama
will wear to the inaugural ball that evening. » read
This is the first time in recent history where a president taking
office is creating enormous and dazzling celebrations around the
nation. In fact, Jan. 20 will not just be a day of celebration for
Americans, but also for many people around the world. » read
In December, I was happy that the Northwest Asian Weekly made it
through another year though the recession had hurt many businesses.
Little did I know, that there was a bomb coming our way on Christmas
How do you turn moments of difficulties into something magical?
This was Oprah’s theme on her Dec. 31 show. I wish I had watched
it before our disaster.
What happened to the Northwest Asian
Weekly and its sister paper, Seattle
Chinese Post, could have destroyed nearly 27 years of reputation.
Reflecting on our 27th anniversary (Jan.
20), I know that we have never tried
to be big, important, or wealthy — we
just wanted our newspapers to inform, educate, empower, and inspire
the Asian American community. We pride ourselves on being on time.
We have never missed a single issue in the past 27 years. Then came
the horrible snowstorm.
LUNAR NEW YEAR CONTEST
• Deadline for entries: Jan. 30
• Finalists will be announced: Feb. 12
• Winners will be announced: Feb. 19
AT THE MOVIES
to find fault before having your facts straight
is a recipe for disaster. To avoid any regrets, reserve judgment
until you have more reliable information.
Please click on the link below to download the new Diversity Nomination
form for 2009:
"The Red Jacket," directed by Yalin Zou
Jan. 24 at 3:30 p.m.
Jan. 26 at 3 p.m.
Jan. 28 at 7 p.m.
Jan. 31 at 5:30 p.m.
Northwest Film Forum
1515 12th Ave., Seattle