Archive | Vol 29 No 51 | 12/18-12/24

12 meaningful gifts that DON’T carry a hefty price tag

12 meaningful gifts that DON’T carry a hefty price tag

When looking for holiday presents, there are certain criteria that many of us consider. We want the gift to be a perfect representation of our affection for the receiver.

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Posted in Cultures, Vol 29 No 51 | 12/18-12/240 Comments

Medical refugees find themselves shut out from the care they need

Medical refugees find themselves shut out from the care they need

Serah Alexander lives under the crushing weight of medical bills. The mother of three was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer that has spread to her bones.

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Posted in Community News, Features, Health, Vol 29 No 51 | 12/18-12/241 Comment

Tattooed APIs torn between culture and individuality

Tattooed APIs torn between culture and individuality

For Asian Americans, getting a tattoo has traditionally been considered taboo. In mainstream culture, tattoos often have negative connotations,

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Posted in Arts & Entertainment, Features, Vol 29 No 51 | 12/18-12/242 Comments

China anti-Nobel campaign is winning it no friends

BEIJING (AP) — China’s campaign to vilify this year’s recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize and sabotage the award ceremony showed signs of backfiring

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Filipinos sue U.S. hospital over English-only rule

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (AP) — Dozens of Filipino hospital workers in California claim they were the only ethnic group targeted by a rule requiring them to only speak English

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Judge tentatively refuses to dismiss Toyota suits

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge who said he’s inclined to let personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits against Toyota Motor Corp.

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Private school finds answers in Singapore method

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Educators at a small private Christian school in Olde Town Augusta are seeing results with a math curriculum imported from halfway around the world.

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Posted in National News, Vol 29 No 51 | 12/18-12/240 Comments

Why are Filipinos better represented in theater than other API groups?

Why are Filipinos better represented in theater than other API groups?

It was through singing the song “Alright, Okay, You Win” in high school that roused the performing bug in Filipino American actress Heather Apellanes.

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Posted in Profiles, Vol 29 No 51 | 12/18-12/241 Comment

NWAW’s December must-reads

NWAW’s December must-reads

“Buddha’s Orphans” is a love story between Raja, an orphan boy whose mother drowned herself when he was a baby, and Nilu, a girl born into privilege.

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Posted in On the Shelf, Reviews, Vol 29 No 51 | 12/18-12/240 Comments

Editorial: Don’t hate us for saying, ‘Merry Christmas!’

Lately, we’ve noticed something that is rather disconcerting. When we’re out and about, walking down the streets of Seattle to buy groceries or run errands

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Posted in Editorials, Vol 29 No 51 | 12/18-12/242 Comments

Dec. 3: Pramila Jayapal and Al Sugiyama honored with Spirit Awards from the Urban League

Dec. 3: Pramila Jayapal and Al Sugiyama honored with Spirit Awards from the Urban League

At the Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle’s 11th Annual Benefit Breakfast, Pramila Jayapal and Al Sugiyama were each presented with a 2010 Spirit Award.

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 29 No 51 | 12/18-12/240 Comments

Dec. 7: Paul Kurose and others win 2010 Denny Awards

Dec. 7: Paul Kurose and others win 2010 Denny Awards

Paul Kurose, a volunteer karate sensei at Rainier Beach Community Center, was awarded a Making a Difference Award at the 2010 Denny Awards

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Nov. 2: Wayne Nakamura is honored with EDI’s Special Recognition Award

Nov. 2: Wayne Nakamura is honored with EDI’s Special Recognition Award

Wayne Nakamura, claims manager at State Farm Insurance, was presented with the Executive Development Institute (EDI)’s Special Recognition Award.

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A new face in a new place: Darrell Mitsunaga

A new face in a new place: Darrell Mitsunaga

Darrell S. Mitsunaga of Bellevue has been appointed to the Lake Washington Technical College (LWTC) Board of Trustees by Gov. Chris Gregoire.

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Blog: Giving the perfect gift to a president

Blog: Giving the perfect gift to a president

What is the perfect gift for the president of the Seattle Times? Carolyn Kelly, the first female president of the Times, is finally stepping down after

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Blog: Happy surprises in fund-raising

Blog: Happy surprises in fund-raising

Raising money in this economy is tough. At first, checks trickled into my office slowly, very slowly.

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Blog: Where should postal vans park during free time?

Blog: Where should postal vans park during free time?

This picture was sent in by a reader who complained about the post office taking up the street parking in Chinatown/International District.

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Column: Local Mars Hill Church pastor Mark Driscoll bashes yoga and ‘Easternism’

Column: Local Mars Hill Church pastor Mark Driscoll bashes yoga and ‘Easternism’

Last fall, Dr. Albert Mohler, president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, received national attention for an article

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Posted in Column: You Talkin' to Me?, Vol 29 No 51 | 12/18-12/244 Comments

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