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Them Fightin’ Words!

Them Fightin’ Words!

The International Examiner October 7, 2009 Comments Off on Them Fightin’ Words!

The Examiner looks into the stances and API recognition of each candidate in major offices in Seattle. Decide for yourself

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Survival Instincts – October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Survival Instincts – October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Mamie Joeveer October 7, 2009 3

A small round lump was all it took to bring a lifestyle of fun, parties, and basking in the sun to an abrupt halt for a former NFL cheerleader. It was 2006, the week

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No Place Like (a Green) Home

No Place Like (a Green) Home

Trysteen Tran October 7, 2009 4

Unfurling a large blueprint of their future home on the hood of their car, Millie Leung and David Huang wear contagious smiles on their faces while exhibiting their latest project: the Green Concept Home,

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Children of War:  API Gang Activity on the Rise

Children of War: API Gang Activity on the Rise

Nick Wong October 7, 2009 Comments Off on Children of War: API Gang Activity on the Rise

What we see on headlines about gang activity are the scary one-liners. “A gang-related shooting outside a well-known Seattle establishment” or “Gang violence raises homicide rate by x-percent.” We’ll get a dabble of statistics

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Behind Closed Doors – October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Behind Closed Doors – October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Nina Huang October 7, 2009 1

Domestic violence victims should never feel like they’re alone. Survivor and advocate against domestic violence, Angela Flores, a pseudonym, spoke about her experience. Flores has faced huge changes and challenges in her life ever

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There’s No Formula for Being Filipina – October is Filipino American Month

There’s No Formula for Being Filipina – October is Filipino American Month

Claudia Paras October 7, 2009 Comments Off on There’s No Formula for Being Filipina – October is Filipino American Month

Recently, the Filipino community was shaken by Typhoon Ondoy that left riverside communities in Metro Manila devastated by rain and mud. Over 300,000 families were displaced and in need of clean water, food and

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How Do You Make a City Safer?

How Do You Make a City Safer?

Amy Huang October 7, 2009 Comments Off on How Do You Make a City Safer?

Seattle’s Ballard Avenue and Columbia City are two examples of once sleepy derelict neighborhoods that are now lively and prosperous at night. Both, like the International District, have preserved their physical structure and pedestrian

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Film Freaks Unite!

Film Freaks Unite!

The International Examiner October 7, 2009 Comments Off on Film Freaks Unite!

CHINA 1428 (DU Haibin) North American Premiere Tue, Oct 6th 6:00pm Empire Granville 7 Th 5 Wed, Oct 7th 12:40pm Empire Granville 7 Th 5 The Great Sichuan Earthquake of 2008 and its aftermath

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Sweet Success

Sweet Success

Alan Chong Lau October 7, 2009 Comments Off on Sweet Success

I think I first heard about Jamie Ford’s new book “Hotel on the Corner of Bitter And Sweet” sometime last year from Oregon poet, Lawson Inada, who told me it took place in Seattle’s

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Acting Out: Sex in Seattle Returns and “Comes Clean”

Acting Out: Sex in Seattle Returns and “Comes Clean”

Hollis Wong Wear October 7, 2009 1

The most recent installment of Sex In Seattle starts with a video vignette where the “Heavenly Spirit,” like a Grecian god, looks down and laments the passivity and tacit dishonesty of humans living below,

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