Archive | November 2010

An All-American Thanksgiving

An All-American Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving!

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Posted in Cultures, Features, Vol 29 No 48 | 11/27-12/30 Comments

Attention: Fellowship program in CAPAA office taking applicants

The State of Washington Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs (CAPAA) and the Asian Pacific Islander Community Leadership Foundation (ACLF)

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Posted in Briefs, Vol 29 No 48 | 11/27-12/30 Comments

Attention: NAAAP scholarships are due Dec. 10

The National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP) is offering college-level scholarships to outstanding Asian Americans for the 2011-2012

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Like the Bible, Hindu text being put in Houston hotels

HOUSTON, Texas (AP) — Pull open a drawer in some Houston hotel rooms, and beside your room-service menu and Gideons Bible, you might find a copy of the Bhagavad Gita.

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Posted in National News, Vol 29 No 48 | 11/27-12/31 Comment

Judge approves $10M settlement in Marcos dispute

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A $10 million settlement over land in Texas could help compensate victims of ex-Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos.

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Posted in National News, Vol 29 No 48 | 11/27-12/30 Comments

Report: more Chinese students studying in U.S.

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A new report says American students are increasingly studying abroad in nontraditional destinations like Chile and Peru.

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Posted in National News, Vol 29 No 48 | 11/27-12/30 Comments

Muslim female athletes shine at Asian Games

GUANGZHOU, China (AP) — Back home, the Pakistani women’s cricket team is unknown, especially compared with their illustrious male counterparts.

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As India rises, its rat catchers toil in darkness

MUMBAI, India (AP) — Sabid Ali Sheikh stands on a prairie of trash — old onions, excrement, animal bones — slowly rotting its way back into an earth riddled

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Filipinos debate over the pope’s condom remarks

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Some church members in Southeast Asia’s largest Roman Catholic nation praised Pope Benedict XVI for saying condom

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Christine Umayam leaves lucrative job to help children, creates relief organization

Christine Umayam leaves lucrative job to help children, creates relief organization

In January 2006, Christine Umayam made a life-changing visit to the Philippines. The trip was her first and the children living in poverty shocked her.

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Posted in Profiles, Vol 29 No 48 | 11/27-12/30 Comments

After a lifetime of devoted mentorship, Ted Yamamura is not done inspiring yet

After a lifetime of devoted mentorship, Ted Yamamura is not done inspiring yet

His friends call him an idea generator, a go-getter, and even a machine. His name is Ted Yamamura, and he was the visionary for the Executive Development Institute (EDI).

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Black Friday horror stories

Black Friday horror stories

After a coma-inducing Thanksgiving dinner of turkey, traditional side dishes, and pumpkin pie, some feasters opt to plant themselves on the couch.

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Posted in Cultures, Vol 29 No 48 | 11/27-12/31 Comment

One-on-one with Apolo

One-on-one with Apolo

He has spent the last decade basking in the glow of the international limelight, racing his way into the history books to become the most decorated Winter Olympian

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Posted in Arts & Entertainment, Profiles, Sports, Vol 29 No 48 | 11/27-12/31 Comment

NWAW’s November must-reads

NWAW’s November must-reads

This third installment of the Haruhi series is a collection of four short stories chronicling our beloved SOS Brigade members and their efforts

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Posted in On the Shelf, Vol 29 No 48 | 11/27-12/31 Comment

Editorial: As the weather tests your patience, don’t forget to keep everything in perspective

Thanksgiving is one of our favorite times of the year. Surprisingly though, we were pounded with a snowstorm earlier this week, and it’s been cold ever since.

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Posted in Editorials, Vol 29 No 48 | 11/27-12/30 Comments

Nov. 2: Albert Shen named trustee for Seattle CC

Nov. 2: Albert Shen named trustee for Seattle CC

Albert Shen, a Seattle entrepreneur, business owner, and local civic leader has been appointed to the Board of Trustees of the Seattle Community College District.

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 29 No 48 | 11/27-12/30 Comments

Oct. 22: LIHI’s Urban Rest Stop celebrates 10th anniversary

Oct. 22: LIHI’s Urban Rest Stop celebrates 10th anniversary

The Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI) recently held its eighth annual auction and dinner at the Hyatt at Olive 8 in Seattle.

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Oct. 22: Chinese delegation tours South Seattle CC

Oct. 22: Chinese delegation tours South Seattle CC

A delegation of representatives from Jiangsu Transportation Technicians College near Shanghai, China, visited South Seattle Community College to learn more

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Oct. 20: APIASF and Annie’s Fun hold special reception

Oct. 20: APIASF and Annie’s Fun hold special reception

A special reception was held in Seattle by Annie’s Fun to raise awareness of the Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF), which is the nation’s largest nonprofit

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For the love of art: Asian Americans go against the tide in unconventional field

For the love of art: Asian Americans go against the tide in unconventional field

Artist Diem Chau noticed an untouched box of crayons from her school days sitting on a table. Chau was inspired by coin carvers and folk art sculptors

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Posted in Arts & Entertainment, Profiles, Vol 29 No 47 | 11/20-11/262 Comments

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