For many years, Meany Hall has been a salvation for large student programming, providing much needed space at an affordable rate for large student groups. But due to a new, under-the-radar policy change by UW administrators, that will soon change.
Every quarter, as we register for classes, we’re presented with the opportunity to donate $3 to the Washington Student Association (WSA), WashPIRG, or both. Like clockwork, most people are pretty consistent with their choices, each and every quarter.
It has been a while since higher-education funding was a front-page issue outside the UW, but Senate Majority Leader Rodney Tom’s (D-Medina) recently announced plan to end the state’s Guaranteed Education Tuition (GET) program has attracted a good deal of attention.