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Student found dead in Stevens Court apartments

By Kate Clark 

University of Washington Police found a student dead in his Stevens Court apartment Saturday at 5:30 p.m. There were no obvious signs of trauma on the approximately 30-year-old male’s body. 61 more words

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Rent stabilization discussed as U-District rents rise

By Kate Clark 

Discussion surrounding rent control — a particularly polarizing issue in Seattle — culminated in a debate Monday night at Town Hall.

Pro-rent control Seattle City Councilmembers Kshama Sawant and Nick Licata quarreled with anti-rent control development lobbyist Roger Valdez and Washington State Rep. 164 more words

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UW complies with initial city-wide wage increase

The UW announced Tuesday it will adhere to Seattle’s initial city-wide wage increase and will be raising the minimum wage for non-student employees to $11 an hour, effective today. 194 more words

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Panel discusses future of journalism in Washington state

By Kate Clark

In 1950, now 95-year-old former publisher of The Wenatchee World, Wilfred Woods, didn’t envision smartphones, tablets, computers, or the Internet. He also didn’t foresee the transformation journalism would endure. 171 more words

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UW study examines gender bias in stock images

By Kate Clark

Take a moment to do a Google search for an image of a CEO. Four rows of men, mostly white, will appear. On the fifth row, an image of CEO Barbie, then more men. 174 more words

“We’re all born naked and the rest is drag”

By Kate Clark

In one of the Queer Student Commission’s (QSC) many meetings held to prepare for Friday’s 12th Annual Drag Competition, three members teased the director, junior Mitchell Chen. 306 more words

Honing in on Homelessness, two activists visit campus to discuss issues plaguing homeless

By Kate Clark

Tim Harris, founder of Real Change, is not optimistic about the future of Seattle’s homeless population.

“I see inequalities continuing to deepen,” he said. 173 more words