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In a Zoom event hosted Oct. 11 by the Roosevelt Alumni for Racial Equity (RARE), mayoral candidates Bruce Harrell and M. Lorena González  spok…

Editor’s note: “Grow As You Go” is a weekly column chronicling the flora of the UW and its impact on mental health and overall wellbeing. 

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Editor’s note: As a Brazilian studying in the United States, understanding that the rain irrigating the Global North to its prosperity is the same that drowns my home country and the whole of the Global South into eternal sub-development was almost inevitable. Inspired by Joaquín Torres-García’s drawing, “América Invertida,” “Our North Is The South” is a column that sheds light on these co…

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Following Seattle’s hottest summer on record, the cool, fall air comes like a sigh of relief. Leaves are turning, bells are ringing, and in-person classes are back in session. But students and…

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I want you to picture yourself before college. For some of you, it might be easy, and for others, a little more difficult. But from what you do remember, I want to paint a picture for you. 

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UW Medicine announced Tuesday that 97% of its faculty and staff are now fully vaccinated. With two weeks remaining for Washington state health care workers to show proof of full vaccination, Monday was the last day for unvaccinated workers to receive a Johnson & Johnson shot in time for …

The six quarters between spring 2020 and summer 2021 were designated as extraordinary circumstances quarters (ECQs), meaning students could amend course grades from numeric to S/NS, or vice versa, after the grading deadline. Satisfactory (S) grades earned during ECQs also fulfilled degree an…

According to an interactive map published by UW Medicine’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), 2.02% of residents of the 98105 zip code surrounding the UW are hesitant to get the coronavirus vaccine, down from the 18.2% recorded in January. The map tracks changes in vaccine h…

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All students must upload documentation for proof of vaccination, which include vaccination cards and other records, the UW announced Wednesday. Students that previously completed the vaccine attestation form can upload their verified documents through the same portal. 

The UW School of Medicine has begun seeking volunteers for trials of new types of COVID-19 booster vaccines. Volunteer-based trials, known as the second stage, are used to test the safety and immune responses to a new vaccine.

In addition to mandating COVID-19 vaccinations for students who are not exempt, UW Medicine encourages students to be vaccinated against influenza when returning to campus this fall. To make flu shots more accessible, several locations near campus and throughout Seattle are hosting vaccinati…