Students, community rally to support Hong Kong protests

As night fell on the steps in front of Kane Hall, students and members of the public staged a rally to raise awareness and express their support of the ongoing protests for democracy in Hong Kong.

SPD finds ‘prolific’ crime ring in U-District

The Seattle Police Department (SPD) recently arrested four suspects and nabbed hundreds of pieces of mail, IDs, and boxes of packages stolen right off victims’ front porches from what police said was a “prolific” crime ring in North Seattle, including the University District, according to the SPD Blotter.

Bitcoin ATM unveiled in Condon Hall

Approximately 40 people were in attendance Wednesday evening to watch Coinme unveil a new bitcoin kiosk in “Startup Hall,” which operates from the second floor of Condon Hall. This is the second kiosk of its kind to exist in the Pacific Northwest.


Huskies sweep free-falling Trojans

It’s almost becoming too easy at this point.

Video: Chris Strausser, Dexter Charles, Jonathan Smith on the UW's bye week

After taking their first loss of the season, the Washington football team is left picking up the pieces during a bye week. Wednesday, players and coaches met with the media for the first and last time during the bye week, with the exception of Chris Petersen's Monday press conference where only the head coach spoke. Offensive lineman Dexter Charles talked about how the Huskies are going to use their bye week to get rested and ready for the rest of the season, while linebackers coach Bob Gregory said the coaches will be focusing a lot on doing their own self-scout.

Washington to host struggling but dangerous Trojans

The No. 4 Washington volleyball team (13-0, 2-0 in Pac-12) faces its toughest challenge of the young Pac-12 season when it takes on the scuffling, but talented, No. 19 USC Trojans (7-5, 0-2 in Pac-12) at Alaska Airlines Arena this Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.


Room for debate: Life in the cloud — Cloudy complications

What’s mine is mine and what’s yours is yours. It seems like a pretty simple concept. But when we bring into the equation the factor of storage, of placement, or of location, then things get a little more complicated.

If I keep my hat at your house, is it really my hat? I own it, but you have access to it anytime you’d like.

Room for debate: Life in the cloud — The Internet as a failed state

Imagine a hostile wasteland where bands of thugs terrorize anyone they perceive as vulnerable. In this place, law enforcement is nominal at best, and the onus for self-protection is placed on the individual citizen. No, it’s not the setting of “Mad Max;” it’s the Internet we use every day.

Room for debate: Life in the cloud — Sometimes a quick peek may not be such a bad thing

The Declaration of Independence states that everyone is entitled to “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.” This trifecta forms the foundation of many of the familiar privileges guaranteed in the U.S. Constitution, such as a right to bear arms or a right to a fair trial. 

Yet, there is no explicit mention of a “right to privacy.”

Arts & Leisure

Collegi-ATE: Pumpkin muffins

It’s that time of year again. Fall is here, and everything seems to have pumpkin attached to its name. Pumpkin spice lattes, pumpkin beer, pumpkin pie, and pumpkin bread are just a few items making appearances. So why not join the fall craze for pumpkin yourself? These muffins will not disappoint. Feel free to add your own goodies to the batter, like chocolate chips or nuts. 


2 cups pumpkin puree

Creative commons: New editor edition

State your section and why it’s the best.

Cummins: Science. Showing you the future is now. 

Han: I’ll be co-editing the news section with Imana [Gunawan] and we’re obviously the best because we just keep ending up on the front page. What can I say?

Get Ave savvy

The A&L separates the best from the rest


On the frontlines

Reporting at the center of the recent Ebola outbreak in West Africa might be unimaginable to most college students; but Cooper Inveen, a senior in the UW’s journalism program, enjoyed it. 

Faces of UW: New faculty and staff

Scott W. Allard, Daniel J. Evans School of Public Affairs

By Zezhou Jing The Daily

After teaching and researching as an associate professor for six years at the University of Chicago, Scott Allard was excited to move from the small, private university to the UW, which he described as, “big, public, and offers lots of different exciting opportunities to wide varieties of students.”

All the world's a gallery

If you have ever needed a compelling reason to explore the UW campus, now is the time. Until Oct. 25,12 works of art are on display in a project called Mad Campus.

This unusual exhibition is from MadArt,a project started by Alison Milliman about six years ago. The program has put on other exhibitions before, such as Mad Homes in 2011, when artists took over five houses before they were set to be demolished. The idea is always to bring art into an everyday context, where people will simply stumble across it.


Campus Pulse

Spermtastic swimming 

“For a long time most people thought the sperm played a relatively passive role, but our findings suggest that sperm may have a number of tactics that allow them to bypass or avoid the snares that the female reproductive tract lays out for them,” said Donner Babcock, the study’s lead author and a UW professor of physiology and biophysics, in a UW Health Sciences NewsBeat press release.

Solving Puzzles for Science

UW researchers enlist gamers to help develop a cure for ebola

More effective treatment for disadvantaged women

It is common knowledge that underprivileged women face many obstacles in receiving accessible, affordable, and acceptable care for depression. 

“An unhelpful belief out there is that because they have so many financial, social, and medical problems, there is nothing that we can do to help with their depression,” said Evette Ludman, professor at the UW department of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, in an email.

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