Archive | Vol 28 No 15 | 4/4 – 4/10

SU law center named for civil rights leader

SU law center named for civil rights leader

When Fred Korematsu, a Japanese American welder, dared to challenge the constitutionality of his internment in 1942, his objections

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Local nonprofits await stimulus funds

Local nonprofits await stimulus funds

With President Barack Obama’s recent economic stimulus package on its way to the States, many local agencies are eagerly awaiting its

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Community volunteer continues deportation fight

Community volunteer continues deportation fight

He left Vietnam in 1996 to avoid being detained and arrested by its government. All he wanted was to

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A return

A return

Former Seattle Public Schools superintendent Rajinder “Raj” Manhas was chosen on March 27 to become the new

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Obama names another Asian American

Obama names another Asian American

Harold Hongju Koh, 54, brother of Dr. Harold Koh, the Department of Health and Human Services Assistant Secretary for Health-Designate, becomes the second Koh to receive a nomination.

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Visiting dignitaries

Visiting dignitaries

Members of the Metropolitan King County Council met with Ni Xiaoqian, vice chairperson of Wujin Chinese

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A community celebration

A community celebration

The Filipino Youth Activities drill team performs during the opening event for the Hiwatha First Anniversary & Urban Art Fair.

Hiawatha held an urban art fair on March 8 to commemorate the organization for completing its first year of operation.

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A new UW director

Paul Rucker is now the assistant vice president for constituent relations director of Alumni Relations and Programs in the UW Office of Development and Alumni Relations.

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“Hammer Man” surrenders to SWAT team

“Hammer Man” surrenders to SWAT team

A man has surrendered to members of the Seattle Police SWAT team after a nine-hour standoff.

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Uwajimaya expands in Washington State

Uwajimaya will open its fourth market in Renton in late June. The new, more than 30,000-square-foot addition will anchor the Renton

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Want A better life? Try Feng Shui

Want A better life? Try Feng Shui

Contrary to popular belief, feng shui is more than mere guidance to redecorate a home or office, and it’s not a religion based on superstitions.

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Queen Yu-na, indeed! Kim wins first world title

Kim Yu-na won the title at the World Figure Skating Championships on Mar. 28, setting off celebrations from Southern California to South Korea.

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Posted in National News, Vol 28 No 15 | 4/4 - 4/100 Comments

Not all tests are politically correct, says one student

Lori Phanachone is a bright student. She maintains a 3.9 grade point average, is a member of the National Honor Society, and ranks seventh out of 119 seniors at Storm Lake High School in Storm Lake, Iowa.

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Warships set sail ahead of North Korean launch

Warships set sail ahead of North Korean launch

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Japanese, South Korean, and U.S. missile-destroying ships set sail to monitor North Korea’s imminent rocket launch, as Pyongyang stoked tensions

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Want to watch TV? Financial aid returns just in time

Among the many projects supported by the economic stimulus bill, the transition to digital television (DTV) continues with more than 12 million new coupons now available

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Affirmative action goes in opposite directions in Texas and California

Last month, William Powers, president of the University of Texas, urged state lawmakers to cap the number of students who are guaranteed admission to state colleges at half the current number.

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Counting every API citizen for 2010 census is vital, says U.S. congressmen

U.S. Representatives Mike Honda and Robert C. Scott held a national census teleconference on March 23. On behalf of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC)

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How to be adventurous in Japan without speaking Japanese

How to be adventurous in Japan without speaking Japanese

If uncertainties and surprises thrill you, read on. If you can walk up big steps and traverse long distances in good spirit, this is the trip for you. If you enjoy experiencing new foods and striking up conversations with strangers, continue on.

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Those Disney stars just don’t learn

Those Disney stars just don’t learn

March was a month of highs and lows for Asian celebrities. Yao Ming, Ichiro Suziki, and Freida Pinto flexed their star power. Michelle Kwan attempted a comeback, Bai Ling released a new film, and Lisa Ling’s sister, Laura Ling, ran into some trouble. Things aren’t looking so good for Joe Jonas, who has not seemed to learn from Miley Cyrus’ embarrassing debacle.

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Posted in Arts & Entertainment, Vol 28 No 15 | 4/4 - 4/100 Comments


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