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Seattle is home to many organizations devoted to offering resources in varying capacities to LGBTQIA+ members of our community. Several of these organizations were represented at the UW Trans Resource Fair earlier this month, which showcased organizations that provide resources and support t…

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“The individual investigation of truth: What it means for young people today is to super challenge what you’re being fed because you’re being fed a bunch of s---,” Rainn Wilson, actor and UW alum, told a fully packed hall of students Oct. 18.  

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Seattle is home to many organizations devoted to offering resources in varying capacities to LGBTQIA+ members of our community. Several of these organizations were represented at the UW Trans Resource Fair earlier this month, which showcased organizations that provide resources and support t…

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Flanked by a group of international students, the ASUW Board of Directors (BOD) held a spirited debate on a new proposal to consider the creation of a new commission to help support international students at their Oct. 17 meeting.

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“The individual investigation of truth: What it means for young people today is to super challenge what you’re being fed because you’re being fed a bunch of s---,” Rainn Wilson, actor and UW alum, told a fully packed hall of students Oct. 18.  

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It was a packed house inside the Walker-Ames Room in Kane Hall on Tuesday as a panel of community activists, former government officials, and UW faculty spoke on the importance of voting for the upcoming Affirmative Action and Diversity Commission Measure.

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In spring quarter 2017, Jevin West, an associate professor in the Information School (iSchool), began co-teaching the class “Calling Bullshit: Data Reasoning in a Digital World.” The course, which introduced students to the concept of misinformation, strives to “help students navigate the bu…

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Two years ago, the UW created its own chapter of IGNITE, a non-partisan organization dedicated to supporting women in politics. Last year, the chapter officially became an RSO.

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The ASUW Board of Directors (BOD) held their second meeting of the school year Thursday, Oct. 10. The BOD was joined by Shane Schrader, treasurer of the Graduate and Professional Student Senate (GPSS), for a conversation about travel funding policy for members of the board traveling to profe…

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In September, senior Benji Backer testified before the U.S. House of Representatives alongside climate activists Greta Thunberg, Vic Barrett, and Seattle native Jamie Margolin. Congress invited Backer to testify on behalf of the American Conservation Coalition (ACC), an organization that he …

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Experienced moderate Alex Pedersen and the young Democratic Socialist Shaun Scott, both District 4 Seattle City Council candidates, faced off Saturday in a debate on issues ranging from housing and transportation to the environment and the future of the Ave.

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In 280 characters or less, the president of the United States has both threatened and supported North Korea, fired foreign policy advisors, and announced widespread military policy reversals.

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Whether you just pop by for a game day booze run or are a regular for groceries, if you live around the U-District you may have to switch around your grocery routine. The Safeway on the corner of Brooklyn Avenue and 50th Street Northeast may temporarily be closed and expanded as part of a pl…

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Healthcare providers don’t always take the gender and sexuality of the person they are treating into account, one factor contributing to wide health disparities within the LGBTQ population. Researchers at the UW are trying to change that.

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Huddled together outside of Husky Stadium, a crowd in black stood together in silence amid the yelling scalpers and football fans queuing to get to the football game. Spanning the bridge connecting Rainier Vista and the stadium, large colorful letters spelled out “STAND WITH HONG KONG.” 

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“My donor was a trans woman, so the entire process involved no men,” Rev. Shelley Fayette said. “Just like Jesus.”

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While Sept. 20’s climate strike could have easily been overshadowed by adults, most stepped aside and let the kids have the center stage. Adult allies, parents, academics, and tech workers stood back and showed their support, standing in solidarity with youth organizers protesting government…

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The fictional character “Silent Bob” has graced screens for almost three decades, fulfilling precisely the role his name suggests, staying silent through most of the movies he appears in. The character’s bit, though, is that when Bob does speak, it’s surprisingly thoughtful and logical.

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The case of a 2017 inauguration day shooting on campus, related to an event hosted by Milo Yiannopoulos, ended in a mistrial due to the jury being unable to come to a unanimous verdict, according to a report by Komo News.

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Renowned theoretical physicist and UW professor Ann Nelson passed away Sunday, Aug. 4, after suffering a fatal fall while backpacking with family and friends in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness Area in the Central Cascades.