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UWPD hosts annual Open House

The UW Police Department (UWPD) hosted their annual Open House event on Wednesday afternoon at their headquarters on Northeast Boat Street.

Stringfellow pleads guilty to three charges

Washington sophomore wide receiver Damore’ea Stringfellow pleaded guilty to two counts of fourth-degree assault, and one count of third-degree malicious mischief in King County District Court on Wednesday. The charges come as part of a plea deal in connection with his role in a pair of post-Super Bowl incidents.

Crime Blotter

With the weather getting nicer (or at least trying to), a lot of people think the rules just go out the window they opened when it broke 60 degrees outside. Well, they don’t, and although this week’s crime blotter is a tame one, the fair-weather criminals are coming out, so watch your back! And your poles. And the brightness of your LED lights.


Sports

Huskies finish season with visit from Ducks

There aren’t many matches left for Max Manthou with the Washington men’s tennis team. He knows it, which is why he can’t treat this weekend just like any other.

Top pitchers to do battle as UW meets Arizona State

When Washington and Arizona State get together for three games at Husky Softball Stadium this weekend, runs should be few and far between.

The Outdoor Dawg: Running for a cause

For some, running is a chore. For others, it is not only a pleasure, but an opportunity to get involved in and give back to the community around them. Such is the case for the Husky Running Club.


Opinion

Federal marijuana-nomics: Potential for savings and profits abound

Washington state is expected to allow brick and mortar retail pot stores no later than the first week of July 2014, according to the Washington State Liquor Control Board. On April 21, the agency will begin a lottery process to select applicants  who qualify for marijuana retail licenses. The state will be allowed to license up to 334 stores statewide.

Vote on Proposition 1: Do it now!

April is not the usual time of year to fill out a ballot, but this year voters are being asked to decide whether or not to approve extra funding measures for King County Metro. Whether you are a commuter or you live on campus, you should care about the outcome of Proposition 1, and you should care fast because the ballot is due on April 22.

Will's word of the week: Chai

Etymology involves following the trails made by numerous lexicon-rabbits across several continents, cultures, and centuries. “Chai” and “tea” are classic examples of tag-team language borrowing, picked up at different points, by the English language.


Arts & Leisure

Hops, sip, and a chug

‘Universale Pale Ale’ by Fremont Brewing, Seattle, Wash.

Out & About

Your guide to a night on the town

Film review: ‘Transcendence’

Manages to transcend “Divergent”


Features

Fighting for $15

Imagine rising at 3 o’clock in the morning several times each week for a 4 a.m. shift. Having to work 55 hours per week at low wage jobs and still just barely getting the bills paid, all while pursuing a graduate degree part-time at the UW.

For all of fall quarter, this was the reality for third-year graduate student Ben Peterson.

Like a true bookworm

From behind his counter in the HUB’s branch of the University Book Store, Nick DiMartino waits patiently each day for students to walk by so he can help them find something to purchase.

Breaking the silence around rape

Editor's note: This article has been updated with additional information. 

She stood on the sidewalk covering her face with both hands as she hunched over crying. I could sense that something bad had happened. It was a Thursday night, a “party night” in the U-District, and it isn’t uncommon to see people publicly upset on their walks home from drinking. But Virginia, who asked to be identified by just her first name to maintain privacy, looked different. Something more than upsetting had happened.


Science

Campus pulse

News from the UW science community

Protein studies shed new light on cancer treatment

Recent findings by UW researchers identified the essential role of two proteins in regulating glucose metabolism for stem cell formation. The study has important implications in developing targeted cancer treatments in cancer research and clinical therapies for organ and tissue regeneration.


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