Drunk man arrested at fraternity, investigated for burglary

Seattle Police Department (SPD) officers arrested a drunk man at a fraternity house on the 4600 block of 21st Avenue Northeast around 11 p.m. Monday after he was reportedly caught breaking into the house, according to the SPD blotter.

UW to build $124 million underground Animal Research and Care Facility

New UW Animal Research and Care Facility aims to centralize research using animals on campus

Large Synoptic Survey Telescope takes a milestone start with NSF funding

On Aug. 1, the National Science Foundation (NSF) approved long-term funding to the future construction and operation of the UW-involved Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST). Scientists regard the funding as an official start and a milestone of the LSST project.

The Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA) is responsible for the LSST’s construction in Northern Chile. The organization is currently composed of 39 U.S. institutions and six international affiliates, including the UW as a founding member.


Robertson nets another timely goal as Huskies extend win streak to four

The Washington men’s soccer team ended its road trip to Florida with a comeback 2-1 victory over the South Florida Bulls on Sunday night in Tampa, Fla., extending its winning streak to four.

Meyers and Nelson win individual titles at Sundodger Invitational

The Washington cross country team started its season in style Saturday morning, with UW athletes winning both the men’s and women’s races at the Sundodger Invitational at Lincoln Park in West Seattle.

Football notebook: Peters returns, Pettis impresses, and nonconference play ends

Junior cornerback Marcus Peters returned from his one-game suspension in a big way Saturday, grabbing two first-half interceptions. They were the first interceptions by a Washington defensive back this season.


International Students, cash cows for the UW

“If you’re studying, you’re not living,” the man at the residency office said. 

In autumn of 2010, I had gone to the residency office to turn in my Washington Higher Education Residency Affidavit. I had been living in the state of Washington since January of 2007 and had graduated from a Washington state high school. I chose the UW over all other universities, thinking it would be the most affordable way to my diploma. 

Explosive crude oil trains: An issue no one knows about until it’s too late

Seattle residents have stood for hours this July protesting oil trains. What right do they have to protest when they knowingly moved onto a property bordering train tracks? Perhaps it’s because while both normal trains and crude oil trains are noisy, the latter have the potential to explode and take out the entire neighborhood in a fiery ball of death. 

My dog and my paper: Saying farewell to both

I think my dog is dying. She might — hell, she’ll probably go by the time this is published. Mabel. She’s a long-haired, miniature dachshund, chocolate and tan, and she has liver failure and kidney failure and her back legs don’t work so hot and my mom’s getting acupuncture for her. We’ve seen dogs die before, we’ve seen people die too, but it sucks all the same. We got her when I was 8 years old. I’m 22 now. Fourteen is a long time for a dachshund, I’m told. 

Arts & Leisure

Theater review: 'Middletown,' dir. Aaron Lamb

Complicated simplicity.

Film review: 'If I Stay'

Cinematic artistry

'If I Stay' Q&A with Chloe Grace Moretz and Gayle Forman

Red Carpet Q&A with Gayle Forman and Chloë Grace Moretz


History in our own backyard

Unique UW class offers opportunity to study dam removal project

Navigating the Big C

Miranda Gadau was in it for the bagels. When a friend of hers found Camp Kesem’s booth tabling in the quad of their freshman year, she convinced Miranda to tag along to the meeting because there would be free bagels. But that’s just how it started. When Gadau sat at the meeting and listened to the mission, she fell in love. 

Northwest Exposure

Since July 27, the Facebook group “FIUTS SUSI 2014” has been filled with posts of love, “adieus,” and nostalgia by those who have participated in the Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSI) for Student Leaders in Journalism and New Media. 

“Dear lovely people, thanks so much for all the extra care,” one post reads. “[I] felt too much love. Love you all into bits.” 


The UW searches for Ebola cure

The race to eradicate Ebola is happening closer to us than we think

Science Friction

What is science?

Commonalities in identity

Attempting to understand our place in the world

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