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Sureshot Espresso closed its doors on the Ave for good May 23. The cozy cafe known for its quality coffee had been struggling to procure a new lease from their landlord and finally lost that battle at the beginning of the year. Now the question becomes whether it is the first of possibly man…

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UW Housing and Food Services’ (HFS) contract with Pagliacci Pizza –– a franchise which has three locations on the UW campus and has served hundreds of UW students every day for nearly 20 years –– is set to expire June 30, 2020.

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The impeachment of President Donald Trump was at the top of the minds of many attendees at the UW town hall Wednesday night for Rep. Pramila Jayapal of Washington, the same day special counsel Robert Mueller finished his tenure by saying, “If we had had confidence that the president clearly …

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After UW President Ana Mari Cauce served as a professional reference for her alleged rapist, part-time lecturer Candace Faber will not return to UW’s Information School (I-School) next fall. Faber says the decision is a culmination of several negative experiences she’s had at the UW, includi…

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Instead of passing or debating new legislation, the student senate spent its last meeting Tuesday, May 21, focusing on itself. It’s ASUW elections season, and after gathering nominations for various executive positions during last week’s meeting, the senate has now started getting those nomi…

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April 19, 2019 was supposed to be a day to remember for the Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT) fraternity. Every quarter, ZBT hosts a variety of philanthropy initiatives, typically involving food drives and national fundraisers. However, this year’s spring event was set to be bigger than ever before: a con…

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The winners were announced. Shouts of joy echoed from the back of the room as five men raised their arms in excitement and disbelief passing out high-fives. They quickly formed a line and made their way to the front of the room standing in front of the large crowd of people. They grinned fro…

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In the midst of the long battle to mitigate the often outrageous textbook costs that college students are forced to pay every year, both the state and federal legislature introduced bills aimed at making college textbooks more affordable.

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As the sun set on campus last Saturday, music, laughter, and exotic spices infused the warm spring air with an intoxicating exuberance. Waves of people streamed in from the Quad and Rainier Vista, surging crowds of students and families turning Red Square into a sea of activity. Vendors shou…

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Students United for Palestinian Equal Rights (SUPER) held its Seventh Annual Palestine Awareness Week last month. Through various exhibits and events, the group hoped to bring attention to Israeli apartheid in Palestine and build support for the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement (B…

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The annual senate forum for the ASUW Board of Directors (BOD) elections hosted a diverse array of candidates during their May 7 panel. The debates mainly focused on building stronger connections both within the ASUW and across the wider campus community. Common themes included diversity, acc…

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Member organizations of the UW Pass or Fail campaign gathered outside the UW Light Rail Station on April 22 demanding fully-subsidized transportation passes, or U-PASS (a program currently provided to all UW students) for all UW employees. The conference featured representatives speaking on …

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The ASUW Board of Directors (BOD) recommitted student senate bill R-25-31, a resolution (passed by the senate April 30) in support of “stronger campus safety measures,” over concerns on the breadth of the bill and the lack of concrete information in it during their May 2 meeting.

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