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ASUW helps Humble Feast reach broader community

A lively hum of chatter filled the southwest dining room of the HUB on Friday night as students gathered to share a meal and listen to a short lecture about food justice.

One Thing Challenge promotes sustainability with little effort

In order to promote positive environmental actions in the residence halls, UW students in the residence halls competed against Washington State University to improve the sustainability of the environment with one pledge.

UW student robbed in the U-District

The Seattle Police Department (SPD) is investigating a robbery that occurred Nov. 20, according to a campus-wide email notification sent out the next day.


Sports

Huskies spoil former coach’s return in rout of Yale

Sunday night marked a homecoming for a former longtime Washington women’s basketball coach and a pair of Seattle-area high school standouts at Alaska Airlines Arena.

Huskies underwhelm, but beat Pacific for 3-0 start

The Washington men’s basketball team won its third consecutive game to start the season, taking down the Pacific Tigers 76-69 in the Marv Harshman Classic at KeyArena on Sunday.

Richey saves the day for Huskies in shootout

After 120 minutes of intense, hard-fought action during Sunday night’s NCAA soccer tournament second round contest at Husky Soccer Stadium, all eyes were on Spencer Richey.


Opinion

Take off those blinders

International students and their majors at UW

On being 'poor'

Helping people starts small

November Pain: How elections are failing average Americans

An article in the most recent edition of The Economist reported that the top 0.1 percent of American families currently hold 22 percent of our country’s wealth. That share is just a bit less than the historic peak set in 1929, the same year in which a stock market crash marked the beginning of the Great Depression. 


Arts & Leisure

Song to start your week: ‘Triumph of Disintegration,’ Of Montreal

What is it, week nine? Thanksgiving break is so close you can taste the gravy. This tune, from Of Montreal’s 2013 album “Lousy with Sylvianbriar,” is the perfect soundtrack for your “wishing this quarter was 11 weeks rather than 12” mindset. 

Book review: ‘Scorched,’ Michael Soll

Underground dystopian novel juxtaposes mature topics, young-adult story

Exhibit review: ‘Live On: Mr.’s Japanese Neo-Pop’

Looking at the world through neon-tinted glasses


Features

Carbon battle

Non-partisan grassroots group Carbon Washington (Carbon WA) aims to bring progressive environmental legislation to the 2016 state ballot — and it’s in the midst of making strides on the UW campus.

Brick tricks

A cover of darkness means it’s go time for a brick bandit. A person scouring the Quad and Red Square for a keepsake usually flits through the shadows of a cloudy Seattle night instead of risking a daytime raid.

And the theft is often a crime of opportunity. To the prowler, the dark rust-red bricks are easy targets to swoop without the nuisance of planning or foresight.

Student life after the military

Students all know that college tuition is expensive. Even with financial aid and grants, many graduate with large sums of student debt. 

But for Lindsay Church, a UW student veteran who served four years in the Navy as a linguist, the cost of college education was quite different. The cost for her and other student veterans was much more than money; they paid with their security, health, well-being, and years of their youth.


Science

Campus Pulse

UW and Fred Hutch researchers study bandage contact lenses’ effect on graft-versus-host disease symptoms

Researchers from the UW and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center have teamed up to study a special contact lens that acts as a bandage for patients with debilitating symptoms of graft-versus-host disease (GVHD).

Learning to LAUGH: Using art to reduce stress

For a few seconds, the canvas remains blank. Then a thin line appears, followed by another, and slowly, a shape begins to form. Quiet music rises in the background and in the distance, the lull of waves swell to the surface. Blue paint splashes across the surface, tinged with the white churning of sea foam. A child laughs, a colorful beach ball appears. In a few minutes, an invisible hand has transformed the blank canvas into an idyllic beach. All from a TV screen in a patient waiting room.

UW students provide personal healthcare to locals in Nicaragua

The slogan, “Students empowering communities, communities empowering students,” is a reminder of the impact a handful of individuals from the UW School of Pharmacy made upon arriving to Nicaragua. 

This past June, 43 UW School of Pharmacy students and physicians from the Seattle area teamed up with Global Brigades, the largest student-led global health organization in the world, to deliver health care services to indigent people in a rural village in Nicaragua.


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