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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. 

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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. 

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It was 9 a.m. at Genesee Park when the welcoming gates opened. From the entrance, one could see volunteers, club members, and kiosk clerks bustling around finishing last-minute preparations. Murmurs of the Blue Angels and other anticipatory features electrified the gathering —the Seafair Wee…

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Last spring, the ASUW Student Senate voted on a joint resolution with GPSS to reinstate an on-campus health insurance program for domestic students regardless of financial status. The resolution has been tabled and awaits a verdict in the fall. 

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It’s easy to feel safe in Seattle and to see wildfires as a problem in drier states, especially with our sprawling waterfront and views of green trees in any direction. However, as signs of climate change have become increasingly visible, wildfires become more common and more serious in the …

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With over 26,000 members, the UW Teens For Boundless Memes Facebook page has a plethora of memes made by and for the UW community. Recently, the UW Police Department (UWPD) joined in on the fun.

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After Councilman Rob Johnson announced his resignation from his seat as the District 4 representative for the Seattle City Council, nine candidates stepped up to take his place. One of these candidates is Joshua Newman, a UW alumnus and current Boeing engineer. 

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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…