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Bicyclist-lawyer killed fought ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ Seattle’s first Asian American female deputy mayor — Hyeok Kim works as liaison for the city’s communities Writing her own book — Cuc Vu, director of Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs, has her own history
 
Bicyclist-lawyer killed fought ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’

Bicyclist-lawyer killed fought ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’

SEATTLE (AP) — The bicyclist who died in a collision with a truck in downtown Seattle was identified as a

Seattle’s first Asian American female deputy mayor — Hyeok Kim works as liaison for the city’s communities

Seattle’s first Asian American female deputy mayor — Hyeok Kim works as liaison for the city’s communities

By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly She works as the eyes and ears for Seattle Mayor Ed Murray and likes engaging with people. Mayor Murray

Writing her own book — Cuc Vu, director of Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs, has her own history

Writing her own book — Cuc Vu, director of Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs, has her own history

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly As Saigon fell during the end of the Vietnam War, the chaos of people trying to leave the country tore families apart, as most sought to escape

BLOG: The New York Times gives a thumbs-up for Timothy Wu

BLOG: The New York Times gives a thumbs-up for Timothy Wu

11 September 2014

By Assunta Ng Even with a loss, Timothy Wu has already made history. The New York Times (NYT) endorsed him with a prominent headline, “Timothy Wu for Lieutenant Governor.”

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BLOG: What will happen to the Louisa/Hudson Hotel?

BLOG: What will happen to the Louisa/Hudson Hotel?

11 September 2014

By Assunta Ng No one knows what will happen to Chinatown’s Louisa/Hudson Hotel, which was destroyed on the west side last December by a fire.

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BLOG: Diversity in the SPD?

BLOG: Diversity in the SPD?

11 September 2014

By Assunta Ng Hundreds came to the Chinatown/International District to meet the new Seattle Police Chief Kathleen O’Toole. I was delighted and disappointed simultaneously.

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EDITORIAL: Nishikori lost…but he still won

EDITORIAL: Nishikori lost…but he still won

11 September 2014

We were hoping our headline would read: “Woohoo for Kei Nishikori!

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Classified Ads: September 13 – September 19, 2014

11 September 2014

For placing an ad in Classified section, please contact John Liu at john@nwasianweekly.com. The deadline to place a classified ad is Tuesday.

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Posted in Classifieds, Vol 33 No 38 | 9/13-9/195 Comments

ASTROLOGY: For the week of September 6 – September 12, 2014

ASTROLOGY: For the week of September 6 – September 12, 2014

06 September 2014

Do you have good luck coming to you this week? Check and see!

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Asian American talent shines at Bumbershoot

Asian American talent shines at Bumbershoot

05 September 2014

By Laura Ohata Northwest Asian Weekly This was a big year at Bumbershoot. Wu-Tang Clan, Foster the People, Elvis Costello, Lucious Jackson, The Replacements, and Los Lobos are only a few of the performers that took the stage. Alongside these legends, Asian and Asian American musicians and comedians made their mark as rising stars. If […]

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“A Letter to Momo”

“A Letter to Momo”

05 September 2014

By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Hiroyuki Okiura’s anime feature “A Letter to Momo” was seven years in the making, including the story, script, and storyboarding. It’s also the filmmaker’s first turn in the director’s seat since 1999’s “Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade.”  For all the planning, though, the film begins simply enough, with a medium-sized […]

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“Patema Inverted”

“Patema Inverted”

05 September 2014

By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Yasuhiro Yoshiura’s “Patema Inverted,” an anime feature originally formatted as an original net animation in four sections, gives us a plaintive young heroine. It also includes a steadfast young hero, a charismatic villain to boo and hiss, and a lot of head-spinning visuals.  Beneath all that pizazz, sterner stuff […]

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COMMENTARY: The siren song of “Hello Kitty is not a cat”

COMMENTARY: The siren song of “Hello Kitty is not a cat”

05 September 2014

By Tiffany Ran For Northwest Asian Weekly “Ceci n’est pas une pipe (This is not a pipe),” a cheeky statement made famous by Rene Magritte’s painting The Treachery of Images came to mind recently. But Magritte’s painting is of a pipe. It is very clearly a pipe, despite it saying otherwise. Mais non, argued Magritte, […]

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COMMENTARY: Pinnacles of awkwardness and internships

COMMENTARY: Pinnacles of awkwardness and internships

05 September 2014

By Daria Kroupoderova For Northwest Asian Weekly When I started interning at the NW Asian Weekly, I knew I would at some point be put in a situation where I felt like an outsider. Being a white female and covering Asian news is really not a big deal, but being a white female who doesn’t […]

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VOICES FROM THE YOUTH: Embracing the arts instead of expectations

VOICES FROM THE YOUTH: Embracing the arts instead of expectations

04 September 2014

By Michael Wong SYLP Growing up as an Asian American teenager, the expectations of society are always shadowing me. There are always four major pillars which society expects us Asian American adolescents to follow and pursue rigorously, as if it were a religion. One, get good grades. Two, don’t get in trouble. Three, respect and […]

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VOICES FROM THE YOUTH: Empowerment through entertainment

VOICES FROM THE YOUTH: Empowerment through entertainment

04 September 2014

By Clarissa Fe O’Francia SYLP In movies, Asian Americans are portrayed either as the brainiac nerd or the token kung fu- knowing henchman. Is that who we are in real life? Of course not. Ever since Asian Americans started appearing in Hollywood films, there has been a false and cringe-worthy view of Asians engraved into […]

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VOICES FROM THE YOUTH: Newbee: The new star of Dota 2

VOICES FROM THE YOUTH: Newbee: The new star of Dota 2

04 September 2014

By Jingyu Zhang Northwest Asian Weekly The Chinese-based e-sport team “Newbee” snagged the top prize at the International Dota 2 Championships. This summer, the International Dota 2 Championships was held in Seattle and it was the third consecutive year that the tournament has been hosted here. Newbee defeated their fellow countrymen “VICI Gaming” in the […]

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VOICES FROM THE YOUTH: Jason Williams needs to be held accountable

VOICES FROM THE YOUTH: Jason Williams needs to be held accountable

04 September 2014

By Cindy Hsu SYLP When the name “Jason Williams” is entered into the Internet search engines, it will present a plethora of websites listing the numerous achievements this reputable retired NBA player had acquired throughout his career. Having been picked in the first round of the 1998 NBA draft and decorated with titles such as […]

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VOICES FROM THE YOUTH: I define who I am

VOICES FROM THE YOUTH: I define who I am

04 September 2014

By Mike Guevarra SYLP Growing up in America, I always felt as if I was floating, like a drifting ghost, searching to find a place in a foreign world. Even as a naive child, I questioned why I never saw anyone on TV shows who looked like me, or why I couldn’t find a Filipino […]

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VOICES FROM THE YOUTH: An argument for returning to the country of your birth

VOICES FROM THE YOUTH: An argument for returning to the country of your birth

04 September 2014

By Julie Tolmie SYLP On a hot, smoggy morning last December, I stepped off of a plane and onto Vietnamese soil. My family and I had just arrived in Saigon, or Ho Chi Minh City, after a bumpy flight down from Japan and another one before that from Seattle. In total, we had flown over […]

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VOICES FROM THE YOUTH: Cake analogies and human rights

VOICES FROM THE YOUTH: Cake analogies and human rights

04 September 2014

By Katie Wong SYLP Equal rights can also be referred to as human rights (rights held by everyone without the restriction of the government.) Only nineteen out of the fifty states in the United States recognize same-sex marriage. Several states have tried to bar federal

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BLOG: Spotlight on youth — An unforgettable summer!!!

BLOG: Spotlight on youth — An unforgettable summer!!!

04 September 2014

Ina Dash University of Washington “I got to see first-hand how bumblebee pollination affects crop production in Seattle’s P-patches (community gardens) through a University of Washington citizen-science project. Insect pollinators are responsible for every one in three bites of food we take and one of the biggest contributors. Sad to say that bees have been […]

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EDITORIAL: We will be majority in public schools…

EDITORIAL: We will be majority in public schools…

04 September 2014

Our sister publication, the Seattle Chinese Post, recently published an article about how minorities will be the majority in public schools in the United States. The staff here at NWAW was skeptical.

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Posted in Editorials, Vol 33 No 37 | 9/6-9/120 Comments

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