Monthly Archives: October 2011

“Former Students Create Committee Supporting Higher Education”

Former ASUW President Madeleine McKenna, former Director of the ASUW Office of Government Relations, Quinn Majeski, and former Assistant Head of ASUW OGR, McKinley Smith, come together with other UW graduates to create Graduate Washington (GW). Read about it in the Daily.

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“Campus Committee Questions Concessions Bidders”

Read the Daily’s coverage on the Campus Contracts Review Committee (CCRC) and ASUW’s stance on the issue.

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“Tuesday Jolt: UW Students Win One, Lose One”

Read Publicola’s coverage on student activists at the University of Washington getting their wish: A voting box on the UW campus.

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RSO Updates

Read the Daily to keep up with the activities that different Registered Student Organizations (RSOs) here on campus are organizing.

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ASUW Agenda

Read the Daily’s newest column: ASUW Agenda. Readers can catch up on ASUW’s newest resolutions, bills, reports and events.

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“Waiting For Tampons”

ASUW Senate passed the second reading of “A Resolution in Support of Tampons” in Spring 2010. Click here to read the Daily’s updated coverage on (R-16-26).

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Voting, Save the Pell Grant, and More

Fellow Huskies,

In an effort to effectively inform you without overwhelming you, please refer to this table of contents and check out all the important information below at your convenience.

1. November Election and Ballot Initiatives
2. Where the Hell is the Pell Grant?
3. Diversity Requirement Forum
4. Homecoming Carnival
5. Volunteer Opportunities with the ASUW
6. Events on Campus

Thank you for taking the time to inform yourself and I hope you have a great weekend.

1. November Election and Ballot Initiatives:
Even though its not a Presidential Election, there are many important issues and elected positions on the ballot.  Ballots were mailed out YESTERDAY and the election is November 8th. This means you have three weeks to send in your ballot. Check it, stamp it, and mail it. Buy stamps at the U-Bookstore (Odegaard Branch) and at the post office at 42nd and University Way.
There are three important state initiatives on the ballot this year.  Please educate yourself on these by checking out the “Yes” and “No” arguments so you can make an informed decision.
I-1125: Concerning state expenditures on transportation.  Click Yes and No to stay informed.
I-1163: Concerning long-term care workers and services for elderly and disabled people.  Click Yes and No to stay informed.
I-1183: Concerning liquor: beer, wine, and spirits (hard liquor).  Click Yes and No to stay informed.

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Welcome!

Welcome Huskies,

I’d like to briefly introduce myself, my name is Conor McLean and I am your 2011-2012 Associated Students of the University of Washington (ASUW) President.  I want to welcome you into this historic year as the University of Washington celebrates its 150th birthday.  This is a tremendous achievement not only for the university itself, but for the students, faculty, and staff that have shaped this university into the top-ranked institution it is today.
During the upcoming weeks, this campus will open its doors so you can experience it like never before. As you read this email, events are both being planned and are occurring across campus to engage students and provide opportunities for you to get involved and find a community among your fellow Huskies. Here are some out of the hundreds of events and services that you can take advantage of before classes begin Wednesday!

 

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