Archive | Vol 30 No 15 | 4/9-4/15

Hit singer Jimmy Wong on Alexandra Wallace and why angry responses are unproductive

Hit singer Jimmy Wong on Alexandra Wallace and why angry responses are unproductive

Last month, former UCLA student Alexandra Wallace posted an ill-conceived YouTube video complaining about Asian students who talked

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Posted in Arts & Entertainment, Features, Profiles, Vol 30 No 15 | 4/9-4/150 Comments

Nepali boy reaches life plateau by aiding other immigrants

Nepali boy reaches life plateau by aiding other immigrants

Reaching the summit of the world’s tallest mountain in Nepal is certainly not easy. Since 1922, only 800 people have successfully scaled Mount Everest’s

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Posted in Community News, Profiles, Vol 30 No 15 | 4/9-4/156 Comments

Too many eligible Asians fail to apply for citizenship

Too many eligible Asians fail to apply for citizenship

After 14 years in the United States, Jenny Yang, who came from Korea, finally attained citizenship. Soon after her citizenship ceremony in

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Posted in National News, Vol 30 No 15 | 4/9-4/152 Comments

Minority real estate leaders say government failing to meet the needs of multicultural home buyers 

In March, the nation’s three largest organizations representing multicultural real estate professionals called for policy makers to do more for minority homebuyers.

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Report reveals state budget cuts exacerbate racial disparities

A new report, “The Color of Cuts: The Disproportionate Impact of Budget Cuts on Communities of Color in Washington State,” written by the Washington

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Decades later, U.S. survivors recalls Philippine internment camp

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — The rescued and their rescuers are remembering a World War II internment camp in the Philippines.

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Oscar winner sees boom coming for Chinese documentaries

HONG KONG (AP) — China is seeing a boom in documentary making with the spread of digital cameras and the wealth of issues arising from the country’s rapid

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Myanmar warns no ‘decadent’ dress for its New Year’s celebrations

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Revelers who wear “decadent” clothing during Myanmar’s upcoming New Year’s celebrations can face up to a month in prison

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A-POP! column: Another whitewashed cast

A-POP! column: Another whitewashed cast

Pop superstar Lady Gaga released her song “Born This Way” as the lead single from her second studio album of the same name.

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Posted in Column: Pop Culture, Vol 30 No 15 | 4/9-4/153 Comments

Does diversity makes a difference? These students think so

Does diversity makes a difference? These students think so

High school students blazing the path for diversity were honored at the 17th annual Diversity Makes a Difference Scholarship Awards Gala on April 1.

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Editorial: Tommy Hilfiger is racist? Are you sure?

Editorial: Tommy Hilfiger is racist? Are you sure?

This week, we received a news tip in the form of an e-mail. The e-mail was basically regarding how the Tommy Hilfiger clothing brand

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Blog: Don’t assume your help is not wanted

Blog: Don’t assume your help is not wanted

Not one donation box for Japan’s disaster relief was found at the Cherry Blossom Festival (CBF), which was held at the Seattle Center last weekend.

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Posted in Publisher Ng's blog, Vol 30 No 15 | 4/9-4/150 Comments

Blog: A star that towers above the crowd

Blog: A star that towers above the crowd

“Standing Above the Crowd,” is a new book by former NBA star James Donaldson. He literally stands above the crowd. At 7’4”, the ceiling above the New Hong Kong Restaurant’s stage was almost not high enough for James.

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Blog: Journalist was a failing student?

Blog: Journalist was a failing student?

I have never met a TV anchor who had the guts to tell a group of strangers that, in his first semester of college, his GPA was 0.93.

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Blog: Celebrating diversity at a dinner

Every year, we try to set a great example of what diversity is about at our Diversity Makes a Difference Scholarship dinner. This year, the rainbow revealed

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Blog: How the UW competes for future winners

In the week when the University of Washington (UW) sent out its many rejection letters to freshmen, there were only a select few who were accepted.

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Reader’s Corner: Studying abroad is a once-in-a-lifetime experience not to be forgotten

Reader’s Corner: Studying abroad is a once-in-a-lifetime experience not to be forgotten

As a junior at the University of Washington, I want to make the most of my college career. I believe that studying abroad is one way to make

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Preparing for emergencies will give peace of mind

Preparing for emergencies will give peace of mind

Disasters can strike at any time, and being prepared is important for whatever emergency may happen in the Puget Sound.

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April 6: McGinn and Constantine stroll together for City–County Walk

April 6: McGinn and Constantine stroll together for City–County Walk

Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn and King County Executive Dow Constantine teamed up for the kick-off of the Let’s Move! National Start Walking Day

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March 22: Local company Questkids Clothing accepted into Macy workshop

March 22: Local company Questkids Clothing accepted into Macy workshop

As the result of a nationwide search, local company Questkids Clothing will be heading to New York City to join 19 other companies in a Macy’s workshop

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