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Interracial Marriages: taking the good with the bad

Interracial Marriages: taking the good with the bad

Interracial marriage is a subject that most people have an opinion about. Regardless of whether they think it is a good or a bad trend, the fact is that within the last few decades, interracial romance and nuptials have become more common.

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Posted in Cultures, Lifestyle, Vol 28 No 29 | 7/11 - 7/175 Comments

Do traditional weddings have a place in the 21st century?

Do traditional weddings have a place in the 21st century?

Weddings: They can be a dream, but they can also turn into a nightmare.

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Posted in Cultures, Lifestyle, Vol 28 No 29 | 7/11 - 7/170 Comments

Girl NOT gone wild: Bachelorette parties get a dose of culture

Girl NOT gone wild: Bachelorette parties get a dose of culture

Bachelor and bachelorette parties are becoming a common part of American weddings. They are meant to celebrate the last day of singlehood. Some people spend this day with family and friends. Others throw big parties that have scandalous elements.

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Posted in Cultures, Lifestyle, Vol 28 No 29 | 7/11 - 7/171 Comment

Some festive cheer around the Northwest Asian Weekly/Seattle Chinese Post newsroom

Some festive cheer around the Northwest Asian Weekly/Seattle Chinese Post newsroom

Both newspapers thought it would be fun to participate in a holiday decorating contest to make the newsroom feel more like home.

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Posted in Cultures, Vol 27 No 52 | 12/20-12/260 Comments

1994: Deep thoughts for the holidays

1994: Deep thoughts for the holidays

One story starts with a woman looking for Jesus. She failed to find him and in her disappointment, she gave all her possessions to children.

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Posted in Cultures, Vol 27 No 52 | 12/20-12/2684 Comments

What does your holiday look like?

What does your holiday look like?

Northwest Asian Weekly asked you to send in your holiday photos for the chance to earn restaurant gift certificates, and you answered! We recieved great submissions of many unique decorations. Here are the finalists. Thank you!

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Posted in Cultures, Vol 27 No 52 | 12/20-12/260 Comments

Engage those kids: 10 family activities for the holiday season

Engage those kids: 10 family activities for the holiday season

This Thanksgiving, I watched my 4-year-old cousin cry in the corner as his grandma fussed over him, trying to shove baby bites of turkey down his mouth as he punched her and grabbed at her hair. He was angry because the bubbles in the sparkling cider had hurt his throat.

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Posted in Cultures, Vol 27 No 51 | 12/13-12/190 Comments

The 10 savings of Christmas

For many Americans, surviving this financial crisis means we have to save, save, save.

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Posted in Cultures, Vol 27 No 50 | 12/6 - 12/122 Comments

1993: Christmas shopping ideas in the ID

1993: Christmas shopping ideas in the ID

Editor’s note: This story was originally printed in Northwest Asian Weekly on Dec. 11, 1993. This article will reference the year of the dog, plug stores that now exist in our memories, and remind us that TV sets and stereos were hot items in the early 90s. We hope that our readers will get a kick from this holiday blast from the past.

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Posted in Community News, Cultures, Features, Vol 27 No 50 | 12/6 - 12/120 Comments

How other cultures give thanks

How other cultures give thanks

Chu’seok

Chu’seok is a major harvest festival and a three-day holiday in Korea celebrated on the 15th day of the eighth month of the lunar calendar. As a celebration of the good harvest, Koreans visit their ancestral hometowns and share a feast of traditional Korean food.

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Posted in Cultures, Vol 27 No 48 | 11/22-280 Comments

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