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Chancellor Rosie Rimando-Chareunsap’s new appointment will repair trust, bring stability

The Filipino community recently celebrated the selection of Dr. Rosie Rimando-Chareunsap as Chancellor of the Seattle Colleges which includes South Seattle, Seattle Central, and North Seattle Colleges.  Mayor Bruce Harrell was effusive in his praise...

‘Cat Country’ is a Cantopop musical about a Chinese American women in racist-sexist-1980-post-Vietnam NYC

Grace Luke, a Chinese-American woman, uses a cat’s paw strategy with her white male mentor, to rise up in the racist and sexist 1980s post-Vietnam, New York City, corporate world. Put Grace’s story together...

Remembering Dr. Alan Yabui (1940 to 2022)

Born in 1940 at the Lahaina Pioneer cannery camp hospital in Maui, Alan lived his boyhood in Lahaina, but moved in 1950 to property his family bought at Kahana Sunset. His father worked hard...

Opinion: Covid-19 recession redlining Asian and minority businesses

Brandon Ting, one of the founders of Kizuki Ramen and Izakaya, was on a tremendous clip to expand his chain of 12 U.S. locations when the shutdown effectively reduced his sales by 85%. He...

Students: Make sure you are counted in the census; school and other resources depend...

There are almost 500,000 students in King County, including close to 160,000 college students. The Census identifies all college students as hard to count. What if students were undercounted in the Census? What would...