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The fountain and the mountain, a little closer

Before the materialization of the new Rainier Vista land bridge, Montlake Triangle was a veritable free-for-all, pitting pedestrians, cyclists, and drivers against each other in frequently dangerous bouts of road rage. 

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Crime Blotter

Man arrested after admitting he stole iPad

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Student found dead in Stevens Court apartments

University of Washington Police found a student dead in his Stevens Court apartment Saturday at 5:30 p.m. There were no obvious signs of trauma on the approximately 30-year-old male’s body. 

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Fewer Native American students accepted into class of 2019

While there are a record number of minorities in the UW’s incoming freshman class, the proportion pales when taken in context with its larger-than-ever overall class size.

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Volcanoes, exoplanets, and the search for alien life

Long postulated to exist, the first exoplanet — a planet orbiting a star other than the sun — was detected in 1992. Initially, the planets discovered were identified as gas giants due to their size.

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Out of my mind: Eating well and being well

It’s long been understood that diet and nutrition have a large impact on physical wellness. You are what you eat, after all. But how can diet affect mental wellness? Can we use what we consume to better our mental health?  Comments (0)

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