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Candidates for the ASUW Board of Directors (BOD) spoke at an ASUW Senate forum Tuesday, speaking on issues including diversity, accessibility, and the transition to in-person school.
In the United States, more than 31 million people have been infected with SARS-CoV-2 throughout the pandemic, and approximately 71 thousand new cases are being reported daily. Vaccines, which are used to build immunity against a virus by priming the immune system, are a relatively new develo…
Rosie’s Tiny House Village, under a two-year property lease from Sound Transit, is part of Seattle’s plan to open more than 350 new enhanced shelters and tiny home spaces, a larger strategy to shelter those experiencing homelessness while moving toward permanent or long-term housing.
Even prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, Seattle Pacific University (SPU) sociology professor Dr. Karen Snedker had a long-standing interest in studying homelessness, specifically tents.
The ASUW Board of Directors (BOD) approved a senate bill advocating content warnings for graphic content, discussed support measures for students affected by recent racist violence, and made a $10,000 donation to the ASUW’s scholarship foundation at its April 15 meeting.
The UW is beginning a trial of a second-generation vaccine for COVID-19 which may have the added benefit of preventing infection by variants of the virus. Unlike the first-generation vaccines from Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna, the second-generation vaccine, created by U.S.-based biotechnology…
In a recent paper, Nick Bolten, a postdoctoral researcher at the Taskar Center for Accessible Technology, and Taskar Center director Anat Caspi proposed a framework that would allow researchers to better model the diverse ways that people navigate and interact with the urban environment.
At least once in a student’s academic lifetime, they will ask what purpose their assignments, discussion posts, and projects serve for their future professions. The quiz due Sunday, at 11:59 p.m., or the post-finals GPA may or may not have real-world applicability for students.
Over 45% of inmates surveyed by UW researchers and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention stated that they would refuse a COVID-19 vaccine, with fewer than half saying that they would accept one if offered.
The ASUW Student Senate introduced a joint resolution with the Graduate and Professional Student Senate (GPSS) on Tuesday in support of graduate student union UAW 4121’s initial bargaining demands for its new three-year contract.
Alaskan malamute and former UW canine mascot Dubs I died April 3, generating a storm of posts on social media as fans remembered the dog who brought smiles and woo-woos to Husky Stadium from 2009 to 2019.
The UW has joined a list of more than 20 other universities across the nation participating in an upcoming study aiming to determine whether people vaccinated against COVID-19 are still able to become infected and inadvertently spread the virus to others.
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