During an ongoing global pandemic and an important period for reckoning with homelessness, police violence, and more, the upcoming general election is a crucial glimpse into the future of Seattle.
The Daily's Editorial Staff came together to endorse candidates in the 2020 general election whom it believes will do the best in providing King County, Seattle, and the UW community with effective leadership, vision, and experience.
UPDATE 2 p.m. — In response to a lawsuit initiated by Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, as well as seven other federal lawsuits and hundreds of statements of opposition from universities, the Trump administration agreed to rescind the new visa directives July 14. …
Black lives matter, and decriminalization is a step the university must take to stand behind their claim and begin modeling this claim in policy and campus climate.
The blame for climate change is inaccurately placed solely on the shoulders of individuals, while the fault should be recognized as that of large institutions. Going forward, the messaging on climate action must take place at an institutional level rather than just an individual one.
Last week, the UW administration made the decision to cancel in-person classes and exams for the remainder of winter quarter due to growing concerns about the novel coronavirus outbreak. The UW is the first major university to take such action due to COVID-19.
As students, this upcoming election can dictate so many parts of our future; we, in particular, need to be paying attention. Electing a candidate who will ensure change for the better instead of one who will maintain the status quo is essential.
Last week, the Black Law Students Association (BLSA) wrote to the School of Law Dean Mario Barnes requesting an investigation into the placement of a sticker with racist language located on a Daily newsstand outside of William Gates Hall. This hateful display appeared at the beginning of Bla…