Archive | Vol 30 No 34 | 8/20-8/26

Legal uncertainty — Are Asian Americans rethinking the law?

Legal uncertainty — Are Asian Americans rethinking the law?

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly High pay and elite status. That’s why some choose to practice law. While some flourish in the practice, others do not. The economy and the realities of the practice have given Asian Americans reasons to rethink law as a career. The numbers According to the most recent Bureau of […]

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Getty to save ID businesses?

By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly When Amazon.com moved its offices from the International District (ID) above Union Station to a building in Lake Union, Tom Dang felt the sting of empty chairs.

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Yola Lu says she’s not the next Margaret Cho (but still hilarious)

Yola Lu says she’s not the next Margaret Cho (but still hilarious)

By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly She’s real. She’s funny. And she’s not trying to be the next Margaret Cho. Taiwanese American Yola Lu is a University of Washington graduate, a vegetarian, and probably one of the very few Asian Americans who aren’t pursuing their college degree to start a career. As Yola started going […]

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The Results — APIAs in the primaries

The Results — APIAs in the primaries

By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Could last Tuesday’s election be a sign of things to come in November? Though we did see some Asian and Pacific Islander Americans (APIA) advance to the general election, the percentage of the vote APIA candidates garnered could mean that there is a tough road ahead for all of the […]

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Sheila Burrus: a leader who helps Filipino community

Sheila Burrus: a leader who helps Filipino community

By Cheih-hsin “Jessie” Lin UW News Lab Sheila Burrus and her family arrived in Washington state from Batangas, Philippines, in 1990. She first attended De La Salle, Lipa, and the University of St. Thomas in Philippines. She finished her degree in nursing in Georgia after coming to the United States. After realizing that nursing wasn’t […]

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