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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…
Founded in 2017, Red May was organized to provide the residents of Seattle an annual “vacation from capitalism” every May. Proposed as a space for discussion and collaboration, Red May events take place within public spaces and are free to attend, allowing understanding to flourish beyond th…
Mob attempts citizen's arrest of their own, disturbing queer student event
The transportation planner is banking on her extensive policy experience and career in civil service
During their second to last meeting of the quarter May 30, the ASUW Board of Directors (BOD) passed judgment on the 2019-2020 BOD election complaints, dismissing all upon recommendation from secretary of judgments of the ASUW judicial committee, Dan Tran.
Nine of the 10 candidates running for Seattle City Council’s 4th District (D4) seat congregated for a public forum at Cascade Bicycle Club in Magnuson Park on May 30. The forum was moderated by Erica Barnett, a reporter for The C is for Crank, and covered issues ranging from the Bicycle Mast…
Seva UW’s annual event celebrates diversity and promotes cross-cultural understanding through educational, interactive experiences
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.
An attentive audience of UW students and community members listened Tuesday, May 28 as Dr. Majid Sharifi, a tenured political science and international relations professor at Eastern Washington University, delivered a searing indictment of U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East.
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 …
Panel discusses irreligiosity in the Pacific Northwest
Amid the many progressive candidates running for the District 4 Seattle City Council seat, Cathy Tuttle is working hard to spread her message of community and environmental organization among those in the district.
The Campus Accountability and Safety Act (CASA) –– officially reintroduced to the U.S. Senate on April 1 –– seeks to reform the way colleges handle sexual assault and prevention.
How the UW damaged his visa records and failed to admit wrongdoing
Passed earlier this March, R-25-29, a student senate bill calling for broad student health reform, will come to the ASUW Board of Directors (BOD) for final debate.
Every year, the ASUW elections bring forth a pool of potential candidates and “promotes voting and civic engagement on campus.” But with this election process often comes a slew of complaints against both campaigners and the ASUW Elections Administration Committee (EAC).
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…
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…
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…
Following the election announcements, the new members of the Associated Students of the University of Washington (ASUW) Board of Directors is beginning to process their wins and plan for their upcoming terms.
A rush of bare feet against a padded floor. A thunderous yell followed by the snap of a kick striking a training paddle. The smell of fresh sweat.
Renowned researcher who gave millions to the UW exonerated by internal and external investigations
Princeton’s Dr. Marina Rustow shares new developments in research on 1,000-year-old Jewish manuscripts
The ASUW Board of Directors (BOD) passed R-25-31, a bill on campus safety, and R-25-30, a bill in support of increased transparency in direct to college and major admissions at its May 16 meeting.
Students and community members gathered in the Allen Auditorium May 16 to learn about Seattle’s Democracy Vouchers. The teach-in, hosted by the Seattle Ethics and Elections Commission (SEEC) and the ASUW Office of Government Relations, aimed to better inform Seattle residents and UW students…
The ASUW Board of Directors (BOD) elections have come to an end with candidates in the Dawg Co. ticket elected in five out of the eight positions, Ignite UW with one position, and Empower UW with two. Members of Impact UW did not win any positions. Students and candidates alike cheered and c…
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…
Last year, the UW College of Engineering made a radical overhaul to its admissions system. Rather than continue directly admitting students to specific engineering majors, the college switched to a two-tier direct to college (DTC) system that guarantees students admission to an engineering m…
What began as a “pipe dream” became reality two weeks ago as community leaders and UW students gathered in Gov. Jay Inslee’s office on the eve of Ramadan to celebrate the signing of a bill providing accommodations for religious students in higher education.
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.
Former Washington state Sen. Joe Fain has been hired as CEO for the Bellevue Chamber of Commerce (BCC) after a professional reference from UW President Ana Mari Cauce — prompting outrage from a UW guest lecturer who claims Fain raped her in 2007.
After the exams for ECON 471 went missing from a faculty member’s mailbox, students were required to retake the exam, only to find out the exams had been placed in the wrong mailbox.
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…
For election week, the board offers advice to incoming ASUW leaders on next year’s issues
ASUW leadership candidates discussed their platforms at the ASUW Elections Administration Committee (EAC) Board Forum last Wednesday, May 8. Each candidate answered questions from current leaders in the positions for which they were running.
Members of the UW Housestaff Association (UWHA), a union of medical residents and fellows, voiced frustrations to the UW Board of Regents (BOR) during their Wednesday meeting over the university’s refusal to engage in collective bargaining after work hours.
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…
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…
After the release of an unflattering independent review and the stepping-down of former Chief John Vinson, the University of Washington Police Department’s (UWPD) future is up in the air.
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 …
Gathering in a city council ballroom May 2 were family, friends, and fellow lawmakers of newly elected councilmember Abel Pacheco Jr. –– a former instructor and strategic director for the UW’s Mathematics Engineering Science Achievement (MESA) program –– who has spent the past week transitio…
The UW Taiwan Studies Program, started in 2017 and housed in the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, recently celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act (TRA) which provided the framework for the U.S.-Taiwan relationship ever since the official recognition of t…
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.
Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang made an appearance at Gas Works Park in Seattle on May 3 as part of his Humanity First campaign tour to talk about his three main policy proposals: universal basic income, health care for all, and a new form of capitalism focused on human welfare.
On a partly cloudy Friday morning, a crowd gathered in front of a simple stage with a patterned background on the HUB lawn, eagerly waiting for the show to start. Four warrior dancers prepared for battle marched in, holding their war clubs over their shoulders. Music filled the HUB Lawn and …
The external review of the University of Washington Police Department (UWPD), launched last October, was released Friday, May 3. The report illustrates tension within the department, as well as an environment of distrust.
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