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May 11: MulvannyG2 Architecture Chairman Jerry Lee receives Presidential Volunteer Service Award

May 11: MulvannyG2 Architecture Chairman Jerry Lee receives Presidential Volunteer Service Award

President Barack Obama’s Council on Service and Civic Participation awarded Bellevue-based MulvannyG2 Architecture chairman Jerry Lee

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 30 No 22 | 5/28-6/32 Comments

May 21: YMCA 2011 Global Teens organize Korea Culture Night

May 21: YMCA 2011 Global Teens organize Korea Culture Night

At the Dale Turner Family YMCA, participants of YMCA’s Global Teens program organized Korea Culture Night, a fundraiser for the participants’ upcoming trip.

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 30 No 22 | 5/28-6/30 Comments

May 6: Greater Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce features Mayor McGinn

May 6: Greater Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce features Mayor McGinn

At the New Hong Kong Restaurant, the Greater Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce held its monthly luncheon, which featured Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn.

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 30 No 22 | 5/28-6/30 Comments

April 30: North Seattle Community College holds annual Passport to Success Dinner

April 30: North Seattle Community College holds annual Passport to Success Dinner

Passport to Success is North Seattle Community College (NSCC)’s annual dinner and the only fundraising event for the Education Fund of North Seattle Community College

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 30 No 22 | 5/28-6/30 Comments

Melody Woodard wins The Wing’s Year of the Rabbit Coloring Contest

Melody Woodard wins The Wing’s Year of the Rabbit Coloring Contest

Out of more than 260 entries, Melody Woodard’s artwork was selected as the first place winner by three judges, artist Amy Nikaitani, former educator Maxine Lee

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 30 No 22 | 5/28-6/30 Comments

Blog: SPS superintendent shows up in the ID

Blog: SPS superintendent shows up in the ID

Last week, a war erupted between Ingraham High School and Dr. Susan Enfield, superintendent of Seattle Public Schools, after she fired the high

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Posted in Publisher Ng's blog, Vol 30 No 22 | 5/28-6/30 Comments

Blog: Made in USA magic

“Can you buy two boxes of milk powder for me?” a Chinese woman asked me in a desperate tone last week at Costco.

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Posted in Publisher Ng's blog, Vol 30 No 22 | 5/28-6/30 Comments

Blog: No more Indian consul office

Blog: No more Indian consul office

Setting up a consulate office is a bilateral agreement between the United States and India. If a country wants to have a consular office in another country

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One year after protests, Thailand still divided, its people suffer most

BANGKOK (AP) — Cradling a framed portrait of her slain daughter, Payao Akkhahad approached a soldier outside a barracks in this vast Asian metropolis

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Destroyed slum a consequence of India’s vast economic gap

NEW DELHI (AP) — Years later, long after their handmade shacks had been reduced to rubble, they look at the place that was once their neighborhood

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Posted in Vol 30 No 22 | 5/28-6/3, World News0 Comments

Blog: Getting women’s clothes in the kids’ section

Blog: Getting women’s clothes in the kids’ section

I used to be frustrated when shopping for clothes because I wear a small size and some shops don’t carry petites. Lately, I’ve discovered a new way to find clothes — cheaply.

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Posted in Publisher Ng's blog, Vol 30 No 22 | 5/28-6/30 Comments

Seattle University to award honorary degree to global landmine activist

Seattle University to award honorary degree to global landmine activist

Internationally renowned landmine activist Tun Channareth will travel from Cambodia to the United States to accept an honorary

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Posted in Community News, Vol 30 No 22 | 5/28-6/30 Comments

This month, graffiti vandalism in the International District increased

During the first week of May, the Chinatown–ID area saw 64 new graffiti crimes — 20 percent of the annual average, according to the Chinatown-International District

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Posted in Briefs, Vol 30 No 22 | 5/28-6/30 Comments

Hospital workers sue over patient who requested only white workers

SEATTLE (AP) — Nine Western State Hospital workers who said their bosses illegally accommodated a patient’s request for white caregivers have filed a federal lawsuit

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Blog: Chocolate vs. Obama

I used his books for the lucky draw portion of the The Women of Color Empowered luncheon on May 13, at the New Hong Kong Restaurant. Lucky draw is just a fun raffle

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Posted in Publisher Ng's blog, Vol 30 No 22 | 5/28-6/30 Comments

Army wives? Not exactly

Army wives? Not exactly

“I grew up in Louisiana. North, rural, segregated Louisiana. It wasn’t in the cards for me to be standing here, talking to you,” said Taylene Watson

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Posted in Profiles, Vol 30 No 22 | 5/28-6/32 Comments

Cho fired after less than one year with Trail Blazers

Cho fired after less than one year with Trail Blazers

On Monday, May 23, Burmese American Rich Cho was fired as general manager of the Portland Trail Blazers. Cho was the ninth general manager in Trail Blazers’ history

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Posted in Profiles, Vol 30 No 22 | 5/28-6/30 Comments

Women struggle with being a size smaller than small

Women struggle with being a size smaller than small

At 4’11″ and 90 pounds, Virginia Sjahli is a petite size. Many women envy her size, but Sjahli faces obstacles in shopping for clothes.

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Posted in Fashion, Lifestyle, Vol 30 No 22 | 5/28-6/36 Comments

Japanese Americans silent no more, talk about internment

Japanese Americans silent no more, talk about internment

Japanese American Lillia Uri Matsuda (née Satow) was interned when she was a nursing student at Seattle University (SU) in 1942.

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Posted in Community News, Education, Features, Vol 30 No 22 | 5/28-6/35 Comments

NWAW at SIFF this week: the inspirational and the sad

NWAW at SIFF this week: the inspirational and the sad

Half Jewish, half Maori director Taika Waititi created a sensation in 2007 with “Eagle vs. Shark,” a romantic comedy with a decidedly New Zealand twist.

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Posted in At the Movies, Vol 30 No 22 | 5/28-6/30 Comments

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