Archive | Features 07

There’s always next season…

There’s always next season…

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly I thought that the weather served as foreshadowing for a positive result on Super Bowl Sunday. As my wife and I landed in Phoenix from our flight from Seattle, I saw a steady downpour of rain from the window of our airplane on Friday afternoon. Felt like home. Of […]

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Making music through teaching and inspiration — Jared Cassedy wins Grammy for Music Educator of the Year

Making music through teaching and inspiration — Jared Cassedy wins Grammy for Music Educator of the Year

By Minal Singh Northwest Asian Weekly The Grammy Foundation has recognized Jared Cassedy for his contributions to<!–more–> music in the classroom. He is the music teacher of the year. There were over 7,000 submissions and more than 200 nominees. This is the second year that the award has been given. This year, New Hampshire’s Windham […]

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Taipei crash — At least 23 dead

Taipei crash — At least 23 dead

A plane came down shortly after take-off from a Taipei airport.<!–more–> It was carrying 58 people, and flew into the Keelung River. At press time, at least 15 people have been pulled out alive, with 18 still missing. 23 people have been confirmed dead – 14 of them died on the spot, and nine succumbed […]

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Luchang Wang, Yale student, commits suicide — AAPI community and depression

Luchang Wang, Yale student, commits suicide — AAPI community and depression

By Jenn Fang The Yale student community was rocked Tuesday,  January 27, with news that sophomore Luchang Wang, class of ’17 – a mathematics major and member of  Yale’s Silliman College — had died of an apparent suicide. She was 20 years old. Friends became concerned after Wang posted some worrisome messages to a public Facebook […]

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