Monthly Archives: November 2011

“Rainy Dawg Radio Holds First Local Hip-Hop Showcase”

Did you miss the Local Hip-Hop Showcase hosted by ASUW’s Rainy Dawg Radio, ASUW A&E and HUB soundbites? Read the Daily’s coverage on the event that featured: The Physics, Grynch and Wizdom, with a special surprise from recent UW graduate, SOL.

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“Occupy protest sparks UW debate”

Read The Seattle Times’ coverage on Senate’s resolution supporting the principles of the Occupy Wall Street movement.

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“ASUW Aims To Rally Support For Plan To Counter Cuts”

Read ASUW’s latest efforts in regards to lobbying in Olympia and presenting ASUW’s Office of Government Relations’ budget plan proposal.

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“Resolution To Support Diversity Requirement Passes In Student Senate”

Do you want to know more about the possible Diversity Requirement? Read the Daily’s coverage on Senate’s resolution to support the Diversity Requirement, and the discussion that took place surrounding the topic.

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“ASUW Agenda: Support of potential U-Book Store contract with UW Athletics”

Catch up with ASUW through the Daily’s weekly column: ASUW Agenda. This week on the agenda, Senate passed first-readings of a “resolution in support of the University Book Store receiving a vendor contract with UW Athletics.”

 

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“Remembering Their Roots”

During the past 50 years, ASUW’s eight Diversity Commissions have fought for student rights and have raised awareness within their own communities. Check out the Daily’s coverage on how the eight Commissions originated.

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“ASUW Commissions: A History”

Read the Daily’s timeline on ASUW’s eight Diversity Commissions.

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Odegaard Renovation, Budget Cuts and Campus Events

Fellow Huskies,
Do you want to have a say in the future of the Odegaard Undergraduate Library?  If tuition increases or financial aid is cut, will you still be able to attend school?  See below for two important actions you can take right now.

1. Odegaard Undergraduate Library Renovation Survey
2. Budget Cuts & New Revenue
3. Campus Events
4. Get Involved- the Vagina Monologues and Everybody EveryBODY Fashion Show

1. Odegaard Undergraduate Library Renovation

Please take a few minutes to complete a short survey on the renovation of the Odegaard Undergraduate Library. The Washington State Legislature has provided a little over $16.5 million in the 2011-13 biennium to renovate Odegaard to support 21st Century students and learning.  No tuition dollars from students are being used to fund the renovation and future renovations are dependent on additional state or outside funding.  In order to ensure that students have an opportunity to participate in the renovation, please follow the link below and fill out the student survey.

Odegaard Undergraduate Library Renovation: Student Survey

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ASUW Agenda

Read the Daily’s weekly column: ASUW Agenda. This week, the agenda includes, a Resolution in support of the Diversity Requirement, Postcard Sending, and changes to the Student Conduct Code.

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“Discussion Of Asuw Resolution Continues”

Read the Daily’s coverage on the ASUW Board of Director’s discussion of R-18-4: A Resolution in Support of the Occupy Wall Street Movement, passed by Senate earlier this week.

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“OGR Proposal Counters Higher Education Cuts”

Read more on the efforts that ASUW’s OGR is putting forth to ensure revenue for state higher education. The Daily has covered OGR’s press release, the Student Empowerment Baquet and OGR’s three-point proposal in response to Gov. Chris Gregoire’s budget-reduction plan.

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“Lobbying Where It Counts”

Don’t miss the Daily’s coverage on the Student Empowerment Banquet that was hosted by the ASUW’s Office of Government Relations. It was an overwhelming success that allowed UW students to sit down at dinner with over 20 legislators to discuss higher education.

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“UW preparing for more cuts from lawmakers”

Watch on King5.com coverage of the Office of Government Relations Director, Andrew Lewis, fighting on behalf of the UW students needs, regarding higher education.

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“Diversity Forum Opens Up Discussion About Proposed Uw Credit Requirement”

Check out The Daily’s coverage on the Diversity Forum that was hosted by the University of Washington Students for Diversity Coalition (UWSDC). This forum was open to any students and faculty members that had questions or concerns about the Diversity Credit Requirement proposal.

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“Huskies Propose Measures To Decrease Budget Cut Effect”

Don’t miss The Daily’s coverage on the press conference that was held in response to Gov. Chris Gregoire’s proposed cuts to higher education.

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“Swim with the Sharks”

Read Publicola’s pre-coverage of the ASUW’s Office of Government Relations’ press conference, held at the University Book Store, in regards to the budget cuts.

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“UW students have plan for helping higher ed”

The Seattle Times covered the press conference at the University Book Store, hosted by ASUW’s Office of Government Relations. OGR proposed their three alternatives to Chris Gregoire’s proposal of cutting $166 million from higher education. Click here to read more from the Seattle Times.

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RSO Rundown

Read the RSO Rundown column in the Daily every Tuesday. This week, the rundown covered a keynote speaker, a dumpling feast, and Day of the Dead celebration hosted by Sigma Lambda Beta.

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Discussion with President Young

Fellow Huskies,

Wonder what our new UW President, Michael K. Young, has planned out for the University of Washington?  Well now is your chance to find out! See below for how you can meet him and other amazing opportunities happening across the UW campus this week!

 

1. ASUW Student Senate Forum with UW President Michael K. Young

2. Take a Stand Against Budget Cuts.

3. Husky Pride Fund: Husky T Now Available

4. Celebrate the UW’s 150th Birthday on Friday November 4th

5. Digest of News and Events on Campus

1. ASUW Student Senate Forum with UW President Michael K. Young:
The ASUW Student Senate is having a forum with new UW President Michael K. Young this coming Tuesday, November 1st in Gowen Hall 301 from 5:30 pm to 6:30pm. This is a rare opportunity for students to engage in a direct conversation and meet our new husky leader. Come ask questions and listen to President Young’s agenda for your university. Senate meetings are always open to the public.
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ASUW Agenda

Read the Daily’s coverage on the Homecoming Rally, the Office of Government Relations’efforts to get a ballot box on campus, a resolution praising King County council members and an open forum with President Young at the ASUW Senate.

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