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665 S. King St. fire: Salvaging the past, rising from the debris

665 S. King St. fire: Salvaging the past, rising from the debris

Travis Quezon January 8, 2014 0

Businesses assess their options

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Commentary: UW dumps Southeast Asian Recruiter

Commentary: UW dumps Southeast Asian Recruiter

Jacqueline E. Wu December 2, 2013 4

Administrators sending a negative message

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A Generation Might Be Lost Without New Blood: Reviving a 60-Year-Old Veterans Group Serving Asian Pacific Islanders

A Generation Might Be Lost Without New Blood: Reviving a 60-Year-Old Veterans Group Serving Asian Pacific Islanders

Ron Chew April 17, 2013 0

Photo caption: James Mar was the last living member of the original 14 members of the Cathay Post. He  passed away last July, reflecting the end of an era. Photo credit: Dean Wong. On

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Family Says Filipino American Man Beaten to Death was a Hate Crime

Nan Nan Liu December 7, 2011 Comments Off on Family Says Filipino American Man Beaten to Death was a Hate Crime

  Family and friends describe Danny Vega as kind, loving and full of life. The 58-year-old hairdresser was cherished by both Seattle’s Filipino and gay and lesbian communities. They must now mourn his tragic

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Why Pacific Islanders are Dropping Out of School…and What Role We Play in it

Jessie Lin August 17, 2011 Comments Off on Why Pacific Islanders are Dropping Out of School…and What Role We Play in it

  A report done by the Washington State Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs shows high-school dropout rates have decreased in every racial group in 2010, except for Pacific Islanders (PIs), who have seen

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Small Town Life

Sian Wu July 7, 2011 Comments Off on Small Town Life

The unique experiences of Asians and Pacific Islanders in small towns are occurring in increasing numbers, as more and more APIs move into suburbs and smaller towns, according to recent census figures. One’s isolation

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Eastside Story

Collin Tong April 15, 2011 0

We’ve observed it for some time, but the recent Census confirms it. APIs are planting roots on the Eastside in astonishing numbers.

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The Central Asian community: A minority within a minority

Nina Huang June 15, 2009 0

The API community is ever-expanding its demographics. New communities are emerging in Seattle and force us to re-evaluate the API experience.

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The Pacific Islander community
More than island mentality: They’re dreaming big

Bopha Chan Sanguinetti April 15, 2009 0

Asian Pacific Islanders (API) have been an integral part of our modern society. According to the 2000 US Census, the US population was over 281 million. Of these, a staggering number emerges. Nearly 12

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The trade of Asia’s girls

Dori Cahn March 15, 2009 0

Asian women are considered a commodity in today’s market. In honor of International Women’s Day, on March 10, we shed light on a very serious epidemic of trade exploiting Asia’s girls. A baby girl,

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