Caller scams target UW community

A number of UW students, faculty, and staff have been the targets of recent multiple phone scams, according to a campus-wide email notification sent by the UW Police Department (UWPD) last Friday.

Following lease troubles, Trabant reaches out to customers

After 11 years on the Ave, Trabant Coffee and Chai is at risk of losing its lease after being switched to a month-to-month agreement this August.

Genesee Adkins appointed UW director of state relations

Genesee Adkins was named the UW director of state relations on Nov. 12, replacing Margaret Shepherd, who was repositioned as the director of strategic initiatives.


Pac-12 volleyball power rankings

The long-awaited face-off between the top two teams and the bottom two teams has finally arrived. Or, it will on Wednesday at least.

Pac-12 football power rankings

Finally, with one week to play, the Pac-12 picture has finally cleared up.

Monday press conference videos: Players and Petersen

With the Apple Cup sitting on a small table next to him head coach Chris Petersen addressed the media Monday. After talking about the UW's win over Oregon State, the focus of the questions turned to the topic on everyone's mind: the Apple Cup. Petersen and a large contingent of his seniors talked about their memories of the rivalry and what it means to face Washington State on Monday.


Will’s word of the week: hospitality

In honor of Thanksgiving, I wanted to highlight a word associated with giving and gratitude. I was inspired by my friend Casey Karbowski, who very generously made me feel welcome and cared for during a recent trip to Chicago. Casey was hospitable, that is, he practiced the art of “hospitality.”

Table for one

Being in public alone isn’t as scary as it seems

Take a trip down memory lane

Why nostalgia is good in moderation

Arts & Leisure

Collegi-ATE: Mocha brownies

Healthier baking: Part 6

Album review: ‘Descensus,’ Circa Survive

Beloved rock group’s fifth album hardly deviates

Out of your league

League of Legends brings gamers together at the UW


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.


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.

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.

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