VOLUME 28 NO. 11 | MARCH 7- MARCH 13, 2009


FRONT PAGE

'Avatar' Whitewashed?

The latest pan-Asian, animeinspired series, “Avatar: The Last Airbender,” has generated a lot of early buzz despite the fact that the first film— of a possible three — won’t be released until July 2010.
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From one Washington to the other: Locke prepares for new job and new challenges in Obama's cabinet
Hut.Hut.HIKE! Asian Americans are throwing the pigskin around


COMMUNITY NEWS

Diversity makes a difference - Part 2


BRIEFLY

"Cat in the Hat" promotes literacy among school children
Disaster relief available for non-English speakers


NATION NEWS

Indian American profile up, from politics to film
Study: Diabetes risk higher in US
Four sentenced in Samoan adoption scam
More TV ads project images of racial harmony


WORLD NEWS

Hong Kong actress enraged by leaked sex photos
Malaysia to restore 'Allah' ban for Christians
ASEAN vows to stand firm against protectionism at summit
Chinese e-cigs gain ground amid safety concerns
Bangladesh charges 1,000 guards in mutiny massacre

NAMES IN THE NEWS

New faces in new places
To the beat of drums
Local law scholars
Leader in education


ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Cho flexes songwriting chops: Keeping up with the stars in H-Town


EDITORIAL

Yay, Locke!


ASTROLOGY

MONKEY
Has it been a while since you
last saw your friends? Make an
effort to reconnect soon with a
suggestion for a casual outing.


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CALENDAR

WHAT:

"I am not me, the horse is not mine" lecture by South African artist William Kentridge

WHEN:

Monday, March 9 at 7:30 p.m.

WHERE:

University of Washington, Kane Hall

COST:

$10 members, $12 student/senior, $15 general admission

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