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Brittany Pham

About Brittany Pham

ASUW Communications Director

“Take Back The Night Helps Sexual Violence Survivors Reclaim Strength”

Read The Daily’s coverage on the 3rd annual “Take Back the Night” event, hosted by ASUW’s SARVA.

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“Asuw Opposes Uw Investments In Campaign-Contributing Companies”

Read about a resolution that sparked heavy discussion in Senate. The resolution opposing UW Investments in Campaign-Contributing Companies passed with a vote of 74 to 14.

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HuskyFest

Fellow Huskies,

This year marks the 150th anniversary of the University of Washington. In celebration of this momentous achievement, the university is hosting HuskyFest, a three-day campus-wide event showcasing some of the amazing things going on at the UW.  Below are some of the events showcasing students.  You can find a complete list at the HuskyFest website here.


1. Husky Fest Schedule
Thursday
Kick-Off! — Pavilion 11am
ASUW A&E Brick Dance — Red Square 9pm-12am
Class of 2012 Purple & Gold Forever Fundraiser — Red Square 11:00am-5:00pm daily
Friday
Massive Monkees — Pavilion 12:15pm
The Physics — Pavilion 12:30pm
Grynch — Pavilion 1:15pm
41st Annual SpringPowWow — HecEd 6:00pm
Saturday
RSO: Ready, Seat, Organize — Savery 10:00am
TedxUofW: The Next Generation — Tower Auditorium 1:00pm-6:00pm
2. UWPD Open House 
The UWPD will be hosting an open house on Wednesday, April 18th from 1-4 pm in the Bryants building room #111. Tours will begin at 2:30pm. Be sure to stop on by!
3. Nominations for top 150 Seniors — Class of 2012

In honor of the University of Washington’s 150 Celebration, the UW Class of 2012 Senior Class Gift is honoring the top 150 Seniors who have done exceptional work around this campus throughout their careers as Huskies. The 2012 Senior Class Gift is to create and sustain traditions on campus, to leave a legacy behind for future generations of students to enjoy and take pride in their university. With this vision in mind, we are searching for students with a mix of excellence in academic activities, professional achievements, student life and leadership roles, and community involvement both on and off campus. We want students who feel they have left a legacy, no matter how large or small that legacy may be. Apply via catalyst here.

For questions or comments, email the Senior Class Gift Chair, Almeera Anwar at
sengift@uw.edu and check our Facebook page and donate today by visiting UW Foundation page!  We look forward to all your submissions!
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“Uw Overpays Transit Agencies In U-Pass Contract”

Read The Daily’s coverage on the data collected on Fall quarter’s U-Pass ridership.

 

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“ASUW Agenda”

Click here to read this week’s ASUW Agenda. ASUW Elections are happening and candidates are in the process of campaigning. Make sure to read The Daily’s agenda weekly!

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“Greek Councils Unite For Philanthropy Events, Dispel Stereotypes”

Read The Daily’s article on the first ever, Greek collaboration, of all four councils.

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“Second Annual Diversity Summit Highlights Collaboration”

Read about the 2nd Annual Diversity Summit, hosted by ASUW’s Joint Commission Committees here.

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“Survey shows UW students concerned about safety”

King 5 News covers the safety survey conducted by ASUW’s Safety Committee, again. Click here to watch the video and view the article.

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“Asuw Survey Illustrates Student Perception Of Campus Safety”

Read The Daily’s coverage on The Huskies Choose Safety survey, which polled 212 students about safety on the UW campus.

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“RSO Rundown”

For a quick rundown of what some of the Registered Student Organizations (RSO) are up to this upcoming week, visit The Daily’s article here!

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“Candidates Play It Safe At First Forum Of Election Season”

Did you miss the first ASUW Elections Forum hosted by RHSA, Panhellenic, and the IFC? Click here to see The Daily’s rundown of the candidates and their tickets.

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Apply for an ASUW Job!

Fellow Huskies,

Would you like to find a job for this next academic year?

Fantastic, because we want to give you a job.

ASUW IS CURRENTLY HIRING

Your student government is hiring over 55 paid positions this spring, all geared to provide programs and services to the UW student body for next year. Any UW student can apply for these jobs, no matter what year, major or residence you have. The best parts about these jobs?

Well, first off – you will get paid. Next – you get to work in the brand new HUB. Also – you get to set your own hours.

What could be better?

Not much, so if you have time today —

VISIT US AT OUR JOBS FAIR,

TODAY @ RED SQUARE

11 AM – 2 PM

Already intrigued, well no need to wait. Click HERE.

But I am sure you are wondering, what kinds of jobs we are talking about? Well, let me elaborate:

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“Asuw Agenda”

ASUW Elections season is upon us and The Daily has tabs on the tickets that have filed thus far. Check it out here. 

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“Students concerned about increase in crime on UW campus”

Click here to watch King 5’s video on Director of Community Relations, Desiree Hanssen, and the Huskies Choose Safety Campaign.

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“Board of Regents Forum and Student Regent Application”

 

Fellow Huskies,

Check out these exciting opportunities to get involved, including an opportunity to have your voice heard by the University of Washington Board of Regents.

Events on Campus
1. Board of Regents Forum
2. Second Annual Semana de la Mujer
3. The Rainy Dawg Birthday Festival, April 10-12

Get Involved
1. Apply to be the next Student Regent!
2. Experimental College Spring Classes Begin April 9
3. Class of 2012 Senior Class Gift Announcement
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“Asuw Requests Transparency In Uw Private Investments”

 

Read The Daily’s article about the ASUW Board of Director’s discussion on  R-18-19: An Act to Encourage Responsible Banking and Transparency of the UW’s Privately Invested Funds. The resolution passed with an amendment from the BOD.

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“Delay likely for proposal to allow higher fees for costlier degrees”

Read The Seattle Times’ coverage on differential tuition and the input from our own ASUW OGR Director, Andrew Lewis.

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“Public Forum Required In Board Of Regents”

House Bill 2313, stating that the Washington state boards of regents must hold public comment periods, was recently passed by both chambers. Read The Daily’s article here.

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“Asuw Opposes Differential Tuition”

 

After weeks of discussion and revision by the General Affairs Committee and ASUW’s Student Senate, the ASUW Board of Directors passed R-18-20, a resolution in opposition to differential tuition. Click here to read The Daily’s article on the meeting, as well as the restrictions the resolution has for the Board of Regents to follow.

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“Asuw Bod Strikes Down Senate Bill To Limit Giveaways In Asuw Elections”

During last week’s ASUW Board Meeting, the BOD voted 3-5-1, opposing Senate’s bill that would prohibit voter bribery during the ASUW elections. Ready The Daily’s coverage on the bill and the discussion that took place, here.

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