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Protesters rally against the UW’s research practices on infant monkeys

As part of World Week for Animals in Laboratories, a group of protesters gathered outside of the UW Medical Center on Friday to spread a message that infant monkeys at the UW Infant Primate Research Laboratory (IPRL) are enduring what they say are cruel and painful experiments.

Indonesian group hosts movie screening

Students and community members gathered at Kane Hall on Sunday night to watch a screening of “Soekarno: Indonesia Merdeka,” a feature-length movie chronicling the struggle for Indonesia’s independence through the eyes of Indonesia’s first president.

ASUW Agenda

The ASUW Student Senate discussed two resolutions at their meeting this week.

Senator Patty Murray discusses bullying, harassment on college campuses

Sen. Patty Murray spoke to representatives of the UW’s queer community Thursday about her new legislation, The Tyler Clementi Education Anti-Harassment Act.

Odor leads to Foege Building hazmat response

Several Seattle Fire Department (SFD) units were called to the Foege Building on Thursday afternoon after receiving reports of a potential hazardous material incident.

The Fieldhouse Project fundraises for kids in Ghana

A UW student-led nonprofit won a $1,000 prize from a social media contest on April 8, which it will use to fund its efforts in aiding kids in Ghana.

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.

Panel discusses Affordable Care Act

A panel sponsored by the Graduate and Professional Student Senate (GPSS) discussed the nuances of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), President Barack Obama’s signature health care law.