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“Not Yi-Fen Chou” — Taking poetic liberties to get published

“Not Yi-Fen Chou” — Taking poetic liberties to get published

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Michael Derrick Hudson is under scrutiny after using the name Yi-Fen Chou when submitting a poem that made it into the annual “Best American Poetry” anthology.  The discovery and fallout has the poetry community up in arms and raises the question of race. Hudson’s poem “The Bees, the Flowers, […]

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Posted in Features 39, National News, Vol 34 No 39 | 9/19-9/250 Comments

Five people charged in Baruch College hazing death — Death took place off campus during frat party

Five people charged in Baruch College hazing death — Death took place off campus during frat party

By Michael Rubinkam Associated Press POCONO SUMMIT, Pa. (AP) — Five people, including the former national president of a fraternity, have been charged in the death of a New York City college freshman during a hazing ritual in Pennsylvania, police said Tuesday, Sept. 15. Fraternity members at Baruch College physically abused Chun “Michael” Deng, then […]

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Posted in Features 39, National News, Vol 34 No 39 | 9/19-9/250 Comments

Seattle will be first stop for Chinese President Xi Jinping

Seattle will be first stop for Chinese President Xi Jinping

Gov. Jay Inslee announced Sept. 16 that Seattle has been confirmed as the first stop for Chinese President Xi Jinping and his delegation who will be visiting the United States next week. Gov. Inslee, who visited China in 2013 as part of a trade mission to Asia, invited President Xi to Washington State in recognition […]

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Posted in Features 39, Vol 34 No 39 | 9/19-9/25, World News0 Comments

Dear Mariners: Hire Kim Ng

Dear Mariners: Hire Kim Ng

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly The Seattle Mariners are in need of a new General Manager as Jack Zduriencik’s tenure with the team was as futile as the team’s record on the field this season. “Jack Z” was relieved of his duties late last month as the Mariners season in which they were considered […]

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Posted in Community News, Features 39, Vol 34 No 39 | 9/19-9/250 Comments

 

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