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Awarding diversity at the top

Awarding diversity at the top

By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Nine honorees were recognized Oct. 18 for their great accomplishments in the community as well as

Keeping the faith — Asian Americans and Christianity

Keeping the faith — Asian Americans and Christianity

By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly When Christian Chin began his ministry at the University of Washington, he recalls that he had 10

Time to vote — API candidates that will be on your ballot

Time to vote — API candidates that will be on your ballot

By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Linda Lau, nonpartisan, is running unopposed for Court of Appeals Judge, Division 1, District 1,

The difference between men and women

The difference between men and women

03 September 2009

A woman asks her husband to water her plants while she is on vacation. When she returns home, she finds that all her plants are dead. No one knows why this occurs.

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I am my father’s son, but I am no pilgrim

I am my father’s son, but I am no pilgrim

03 September 2009

To my white friends, I’m an Asian American. To my family in China, I’m an American-born Chinese (ABC). These labels somehow make me different to them and will never allow me to fully be either one.

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Asians, embrace your uniqueness

Asians, embrace your uniqueness

03 September 2009

Being a typical Chinese who immigrated to the “land of the free” two years ago and unable to speak English fluently, ignorance and isolation are what I usually experience from others.

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Look beyond stereotypes and find individuality

Look beyond stereotypes and find individuality

03 September 2009

When encountering an Asian American student at school, non-Asian students likely develop common stereotypes concerning that person. They might assume that the Asian American student possesses an exceptional talent for math and science. They might also assume that the student has difficulty speaking English.

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The upside of laughing

The upside of laughing

03 September 2009

A couple of laughs is good enough for some people, but in current economic times with all the depressing and angering events going on, you might want to add a few more laughs.

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De-stress by taking a stroll

De-stress by taking a stroll

03 September 2009

While each of us continue to take steps on this little journey we call life, we forget the simple things around us during the course of our daily routines. People are so caught up in trying to achieve in school, work, and the future that they sacrifice their own free time.

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Stop procrastinating: Do something today!

Stop procrastinating: Do something today!

03 September 2009

What is procrastination? You can say that it’s just a bad habit, like biting your nails.

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Education … say what?

Education … say what?

03 September 2009

We are in school for all the wrong reasons.

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As student loans dry up, the competition builds

As student loans dry up, the competition builds

03 September 2009

When you were in middle school, where did you want to go to college? Did you consider the costs of attending one of the top schools in America?

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Fire a teacher for being bad? We can’t.

Fire a teacher for being bad? We can’t.

03 September 2009

As the U.S. economy continues to decline and Obama’s stimulus package continues to be given as bonuses to top CEOs, the Seattle Public Schools (SPS) is feeling the crunch.

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Escape racism and negative stereotypes

Escape racism and negative stereotypes

03 September 2009

During my stay at SYLP, we talked about diversity. However, with diversity, there is racism. I think the root of racism can be traced back to the Holocaust and American slavery.

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Breed diversity through different perspectives

Breed diversity through different perspectives

03 September 2009

Do you see the cup as half-empty or half-full? Whatever your answer may be, people see the world through different perspectives. However, there are always new experiences that can broaden our views.

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Losing our culture and finding it again in frog legs

Losing our culture and finding it again in frog legs

03 September 2009

Take a look into my daily life and you’d think that I was a typical American teenager doing typical American things like turning on MTV, chatting on Facebook, and texting friends.

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Blog: Donald Chan, not a typical Asian American

Blog: Donald Chan, not a typical Asian American

01 September 2009

I love to talk about Asian Americans doing unconventional things that defy stereotypes. David Chan is one of them. I met David Chan more than three decades ago when he owned a Chinese restaurant in Green Lake. What David Chan has done since then amazed normal people.  David Chan is now owner of World Class […]

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Can you handle The Truth? Fil-Am UFC fighter Vera set for Aug. 29 rumble

Can you handle The Truth? Fil-Am UFC fighter Vera set for Aug. 29 rumble

27 August 2009

Brandon Vera’s nickname says it all. “The Truth” was a nickname given to him by his friend for how Vera tells it like it is. It also describes his ability as a skilled mixed martial artist.

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Diversity was fodder for firing of Renton Technical College president

Diversity was fodder for firing of Renton Technical College president

27 August 2009

Snug budgets and picky politics weren’t the only factors that ousted Renton Technical College (RTC) President Donald Bressler. Claims state that matters such as race and diversity played a central role in sending him out the door. The college’s Board of Trustees voted 3 to 1 in dismissing Bressler on Aug. 11.

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Deems Tsutakawa: Pioneer in Music

Deems Tsutakawa: Pioneer in Music

27 August 2009

Born and raised in Seattle, Deems Tsutakawa draws upon life experience for his music. Although Tsutakawa’s grandparents are from Japan, he describes his life experience as “an American experience.”

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Amy Anderson: One of the funny people

Amy Anderson: One of the funny people

27 August 2009

Three minutes. This was the length of Amy Anderson’s first standup performance at an open mic night in 1997 on Saint Patrick’s Day in a Minneapolis comedy club. At the end of her three minutes, she had found her passion.

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Editorial: Mayor Greg Nickels will be missed by Asians

Editorial: Mayor Greg Nickels will be missed by Asians

27 August 2009

Mayor Greg Nickels conceded defeat last Friday in his bid for a third term. The two men who will advance to the general election in November are T-Mobile Executive Joe Mallahan and Sierra Club activist Mike McGinn. All three candidates are Democrats.

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Easy parking in the ID? Not a chance

Easy parking in the ID? Not a chance

27 August 2009

It started in 1917. Henry Louie and his family have been in business in the International District (ID) for four generations. They have gone through two world wars and the Great Depression. Even after a few relocations, nothing has separated them from King Street in Seattle. Nonetheless, something is making them consider again.

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