Archive | Vol 32 No 12 | 3/16-3/22

Bellevue team wins 2013 Northwest Regional Science Bowl

Bellevue team wins 2013 Northwest Regional Science Bowl

Science Infinity Club Team 1 from Bellevue won the Inland Northwest Regional Science Bowl on March 2 at Whitworth University in Spokane.

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Kelly Aramaki named Washington State Elementary Principal of the Year

Kelly Aramaki named Washington State Elementary Principal of the Year

Beacon Hill International School Principal Kelly Aramaki was named this year’s Washington State Elementary School Principal of the Year by a panel of principals representing the Elementary School Principals Association of Washington (ESPAW), a component of the Association of Washington School Principals (AWSP). Aramaki was one of three finalists chosen from a field of 18 […]

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Roy Flores, former education administrator, passes away

Roy Flores, former education administrator, passes away

Roy Flores, former Vice President of Student Development Services at North Seattle Community College, passed away the morning of Tuesday, March 12, after a battle with cancer. Flores was the longest serving Vice President of Student Services in Washington state, holding the position starting from 1984 to his retirement. He also served as the college’s […]

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Lee Hi to release debut album

Lee Hi to release debut album

Lee Hi made her official debut as YG Entertainment’s first female teenage solo artist in October 2012, with her hit song “1, 2, 3, 4.” The retro-soul inspired song debuted at #1 on Billboard’s K-pop Chart and simultaneously on all of South Korea’s music charts.

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China foreign minister rejects hacking accusations

China foreign minister rejects hacking accusations

By Christopher Bodeen The Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — China’s foreign minister on Saturday, March 9 rejected accusations that the country’s military was behind massive hacking attacks on the United States and other foreign targets and called for more international cooperation in policing the Internet. Yang Jiechi is the highest-level Chinese official to comment on […]

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New York widow convicted in Indian servant case

New York widow convicted in Indian servant case

By Michael Hill The Associated Press ALBANY, New York (AP) — A hotelier’s widow who had been accused of cheating an Indian household servant out of hundreds of thousands of dollars in salary and keeping her a virtual prisoner at a mansion was found guilty Friday, March 8 of knowingly keeping the woman in the […]

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Obama signs expanded Violence Against Women Act

By Staff The Associated Press WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — President Barack Obama signed expanded protections for domestic violence victims into law Thursday, March 7, renewing a measure credited with curbing attacks against women a year and a half after it lapsed amid partisan bickering.

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College Bound Scholarship opens to middle schoolers

Mayor McGinn, Superintendent José Banda, University of Washington President Michael Young, and Chancellor Jill Wakefield urge 7th and 8th grade students to sign up for College Bound Scholarship program.

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Asian and Pacific American students receive $2,500 scholarships from APIASF

South Seattle Community College announced in February that 45 of its students have each been selected to receive a $2,500 scholarship by the Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) for the 2012-2013 academic year.

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Danny Woo Community Garden looking for volunteers

Danny Woo Community Garden looking for volunteers

Join a Danny Woo Community Garden work party.  Beginning March 16, you can get dirty volunteering at the garden. Sign-up for a shift between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Work parties will be held the third Saturday of each month.

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Diversity Makes a Difference — Part 5

Diversity Makes a Difference — Part 5

Compiled by Staff Northwest Asian Weekly The Northwest Asian Weekly’s Diversity Makes a Difference scholarship program celebrates young people who are committed to reaching across cultural lines. Students are nominated by their school for being champions of diversity. From those nominations, a judging panel will choose five winners who will receive $1,000 scholarships and a […]

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Women’s hope for home

Women’s hope for home

By Shierly Mondianti For the Northwest Asian Weekly For International Women’s Day, the Northwest Asian Weekly interviewed 15 students from North Seattle Community College about their hopes and dreams for the future. Leila Benhazir Abdoul, 18, Cameroon What do you want to accomplish in your life? What is your future ambition? I want to be […]

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BLOG: Can you feed a family for less than $5?

BLOG: Can you feed a family for less than $5?

By Assunta Ng Can you feed a family of four with a budget of $400 a month? A Seattle Times article said a mother was able to do so by shopping for items on sale, using coupons, and budgeting everything mindfully.

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COMMENTARY: On a funded and independent Northwest Defenders

COMMENTARY: On a funded and independent Northwest Defenders

By Donald Mukai For the Northwest Asian Weekly A picture of my mother hangs on the wall at Northwest  Defenders Association. She is carrying a small suitcase and walking with her younger sister, who smiles at the camera. Next to their picture is the “Order of Civilian Exclusion,” telling citizens of Japanese ancestry, like my […]

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North Seattle Community College celebrates annual International Women’s Day

North Seattle Community College celebrates annual International Women’s Day

By Shierly Mondianti For Northwest Asian Weekly To many people, March 8 was just another day of the year. However, to a group of students at North Seattle Community College, it represented a day where months of hard work was showcased to the public. Friday, March 8 was the Second Annual International Women’s Day Event […]

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Love stories surrounded by diamonds and gold — Le-Hama owners say goodbye

Love stories surrounded by diamonds and gold — Le-Hama owners say goodbye

By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly In an approximately 900-square-foot room, lit by sparkling diamonds and shining gold, Francis and Sirdana Ma can recall hundreds of moving love stories. They can remember the parents, daughters, and sons; aunts and uncles and nieces and nephews; grandparents and grandchildren that they’ve helped to celebrate a special occasion. […]

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Filipino Seattleite gets engaged on The Bachelor

Filipino Seattleite gets engaged on The Bachelor

By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Seattle native Filipino American Catherine Giudicci became the first Asian American participant to be chosen in The Bachelor after being proposed to during the finale of the show that aired Monday, March 11.

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Understanding in “Jun-Ai”

Understanding in “Jun-Ai”

By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Keiko Kobayashi, the star, co-writer, and co-producer of “Jun-Ai,” has an entire life mission centered around the film. As she makes clear on the film’s website, she wants to help connect people from separate and even antagonistic cultures to communicate with each other in the interest of peace. Having […]

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EDITORIAL: Empowering women and the work left to be done

Women have made huge strides in just one generation. Now, the average college campus has more women attending than men. More women are also getting into business, now virtually matching the amount of men that do.

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