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EDITORIAL: The Supreme Court’s decision deserves a wedding ring

EDITORIAL: The Supreme Court’s decision deserves a wedding ring

Last week’s announcement by the Supreme Court that same-sex marriages will be acknowledged country-wide, certainly sparked high-fives, rainbow-colored facebook profiles, and bitter denouncement (along with countless essays about the rules of marriage). Here at the Weekly, we are not schooled in what is apparently a gazillion views on the rules of marriage, but  what we […]

Dragon Fest 2015

Dragon Fest 2015

Blog: Two presidents, two leadership styles

Blog: Two presidents, two leadership styles

06 May 2010

“Can you appoint Asian Americans in your top administration since Asian students are the largest minority on campus?”

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Posted in Publisher Ng's blog, Vol 29 No 19 | 5/8-5/140 Comments

Blog: Talking to a spy

Blog: Talking to a spy

06 May 2010

I didn’t know I was talking to a competitor because he disguised himself as a university student who was doing a school project about newspapers.

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Posted in Publisher Ng's blog, Vol 29 No 19 | 5/8-5/140 Comments

Will Mayweather and Pacquiao ever be made?

04 May 2010

Floyd Mayweather Jr. wanted to put on a show and he did, from the moment he entered the arena accompanied by acrobats on stilts tossing fake $100 bills to the final seconds of the 12th round when he finished giving Shane Mosley a beating ...

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Chinese city goes on defense after school attack

04 May 2010

A Chinese city shaken by one of three back-to-back attacks on schools stepped up security and urged its citizens to “trust the government” Saturday, a day after parents of the injured children protested outside a local hospital ...

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English-only ad draws national debate to Alabama

03 May 2010

An “English-only” ad by a candidate in the Alabama governor’s race has drawn the state into the national debate over immigration stoked by a tough new Arizona law and generated an Internet crowd for the political scion running in a crowded Republican field ...

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Vietnam celebrates 35th anniversary of war’s end

03 May 2010

Vietnam marked the 35th anniversary of the Communist victory in the Vietnam War with a grand military parade Friday through the former Saigon, with the government basking more in its economic achievements than its historic military defeat of the United States ...

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Who’s to fill Emmert’s purple and gold shoes?

Who’s to fill Emmert’s purple and gold shoes?

29 April 2010

On April 27, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) announced that University of Washington (UW) President Mark Emmert will be the NCAA’s next president, leaving a big hole at the very top of the UW.

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Posted in Community News, Vol 29 No 18 | 5/1-5/70 Comments

Brahms, Mozart, and … Takemitsu?

Brahms, Mozart, and … Takemitsu?

29 April 2010

The Japanese are considered to be one of the biggest consumers of classical music. Despite the global economic downturn, concerts are constantly being presented in Tokyo and other cities. The number of foreign artists and orchestras performing in Japan has also been increasing.

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Posted in Arts & Entertainment, Vol 29 No 18 | 5/1-5/70 Comments

Dentist drills the competition in a bikini

Dentist drills the competition in a bikini

29 April 2010

Natalie Pennington works on her muscles at the gym and on cavities at the office. As a professional fitness competitor, Pennington spends much of her free time training. As a full-time dentist, she spends her days working on patients. Pennington competes in the bikini division of the International Federation of Bodybuilding (IFBB) — a major federation for bodybuilding competitors.

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Posted in Sports, Vol 29 No 18 | 5/1-5/71 Comment

Judge Chin confirmed for landmark position

Judge Chin confirmed for landmark position

29 April 2010

By Jocelyn Chui Northwest Asian Weekly U.S. District Judge Denny Chin was confirmed as a second circuit judge by a 98–0 vote by the U.S. Senate on April 22, making him the only active Asian Pacific American (APA) federal appellate court judge. It has been more than five years since an APA has served anywhere […]

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Posted in Community News, Vol 29 No 18 | 5/1-5/71 Comment

Muckleshoot Indian Tribe gives back to the communities

29 April 2010

The Muckleshoot Indian Tribe provided more than $4.1 million to nonprofits and other government-serving communities throughout Washington state last year, according to the tribe’s press release.

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Posted in Briefs, Vol 29 No 18 | 5/1-5/72 Comments

Attention: Free computer classes offered at Seattle Public Library

29 April 2010

Adults interested in learning beginning computer skills can now join free computer classes offered by the Seattle Public Library. Courses will go over how to use a mouse and keyboard, create word documents, make ...

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What Asian Pacific Americans need to know about diabetes

What Asian Pacific Americans need to know about diabetes

29 April 2010

Julie Cheng began ice skating at age 7. After skating competitively for three years, she took a yearlong break from the sport at age 10. She wasn’t sidelined due to injury. She was out for health reasons.

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Posted in Health, Vol 29 No 18 | 5/1-5/72 Comments

Chinese gov’t school grant divides U.S. community

29 April 2010

HACIENDA HEIGHTS, Calif. (AP) — Bobby Fraker is taking a stand against what she perceives to be a sinister threat from across the Pacific, right here in her suburban Southern California community of tree-lined streets and stucco homes.

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Posted in National News, Vol 29 No 18 | 5/1-5/70 Comments

Boxer Pacquiao runs for office in Philippines

Boxer Pacquiao runs for office in Philippines

29 April 2010

SAN MIGUEL, Philippines (AP) — The pounding beat of “Eye of the Tiger” from “Rocky III” blared from the speakers as Manny Pacquiao’s black Hummer pulled up at an open-air basketball court on a recent humid evening.

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Long-hated one-child rule may be eased in China

29 April 2010

DAFENG, China (AP) — When asked why she and her husband don’t want a second child, Shi Xiaomei smiles at her pudgy 9-year-old son and does a quick tally of the family budget.

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Actor and martial artist opens kung fu club in Redmond

Actor and martial artist opens kung fu club in Redmond

29 April 2010

For Robin Leong, starting kung fu at an early age was not his decision. “I was 4 years old when I started kung fu, so of course, I didn’t have any say about joining it,” said Leong, jokingly.

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Posted in Sports, Vol 29 No 18 | 5/1-5/71 Comment

NWAW’s May must-reads

NWAW’s May must-reads

29 April 2010

In every child’s life, there is a time when they feel unwanted. Whether they’re in deep trouble or a new baby has joined the family, these feelings of not being wanted usually pass quickly.

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Posted in On the Shelf, Vol 29 No 18 | 5/1-5/70 Comments

Editorial: Confirmation of Denny Chin to open doors for APAs

29 April 2010

More than six months after President Obama nominated him, Judge Denny Chin has finally been confirmed by a vote of 98–0 for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, which covers New York, Connecticut ...

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Posted in Editorials, Vol 29 No 18 | 5/1-5/72 Comments

April 21: Obama names five to United States District Court

April 21: Obama names five to United States District Court

29 April 2010

Last week, President Obama nominated Judge Leslie E. Kobayashi, Judge Susan Richard Nelson, Judge Ellen Lipton Hollander, Judge James K. Bredar, and Assistant U.S. Attorney Edmond E. Chang to United States District Court judgeships.

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Posted in Names in the News, Vol 29 No 18 | 5/1-5/70 Comments

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