The green grass of Denny Field was peppered with a spectrum of colors last Friday as students threw colored powders at each other at Holi, a festival of colors put on by the Indian Student Association (ISA) and the South Asian Student Association (SASA) in partnership with the Asian Student Commission (ASC).
Though the UW United Students Against Sweatshops (USAS) has faced numerous hindrances trying to get on the System to Administrate Records (STAR), sophomore Rachel Shevrin of USAS says they are still optimistic about what’s to come.
On a warm and slightly humid day, the Taiwanese Student Association’s (TSA) annual Night Market brought memories of Taiwan for thousands of students and visitors on Saturday in Red Square. The succulent smell of tofu, the crispy popcorn chicken, and the slurping of tapioca in bubble tea are among the many joys accompanying the event.
In his 20 years of conducting research, UW Atmospheric Sciences professor Dan Jaffe had always gone the conventional route of writing grant proposals to fund his scientific research projects — until now.
Herbert Blau was an innovator, scholar, and unforgettable presence to those who knew him. He changed the modern American theater scene and authored a dozen books that introduced new and sometimes controversial ideas. He will also be remembered as an influential professor by his students and colleagues.
Let’s talk about masturbation — particularly masturbation when it involves people with vaginas. It’s not a popular or proper topic today, and it has been shrouded in euphemism and denial for quite a while.
The United States suffers from many racial injustices, and some are not very easily spotted. It’s not always obvious when segments of society don’t mix as much as we imagine, when large segments of the population go under-represented and misjudged.
On Thursday nights, while most students are scrambling to finish their homework before the weekend, UW junior Emily Slezak is heading to Savery 164 to depart from the Muggle domain and enter the magical world of Harry Potter. Slezak is the current headmistress of the recently reestablished Harry Potter Club.
Every day, college athletes push their bodies to the brink. Most of the time, the side effects of exertion aren’t too serious: sprains and breaks, aches and soreness, nothing that won’t heal in a few weeks.
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