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Street performers will fill Lawrence’s main strip with bizarre entertainment in inaugural Busker Festival BY BRANDY ENTSMINGER
The festival will also feature a children’s workshop at the Lawrence Arts Center. Kids can sign up to learn how firstname.lastname@example.org to mime, juggling, and make music and balloon animals Sword swallowers, fire eaters, jugglers, magicians and from the performers. Brian Wendling, professional juggler, said he would musicians will gather on Massachusetts Street for the first bring tennis balls, juggling scarves and plastic bags from a ever Busker Festival on Aug. 22-24. Rick Averill, drama program director at the Lawrence grocery store to help the kids learn the basics of juggling. “There will be things flying in the air everywhere,” Arts Center, said the idea for the festival originated Wendling said. with Richard Renner, owner Renner said most of the artists and director of Vodvill performing at the festival were proEntertainment Co., a compaBusker Festival Schedule fessionals from the Lawrence and ny that specializes in finding Kansas City area. Each performer work for street performers. Friday — 8:15 p.m. to 10 p.m. will be paid a stipend of $100 to cover According to Renner, Saturday — 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. expenses but will be relying on tips “busker” is the old English and 1:30 p.m. to 10:15 p.m. for profit. term for street performer. Sunday — 2:15 p.m. to Renner said he was unable to Although this is the first bus5:45 p.m. attend the festival because he would ker festival in Lawrence, street be performing at the Kentucky State performers can be found in Fair. He said one of his biggest chalcities around the country. lenges was letting go of his role as Robert Wolf, professional director of the Busker Festival. sword swallower, said he learned many of his skills on “It’s like not being there for the birth,” Renner said. Pearl Street in Boulder, Colo. Wolf will be performing at Jane Pennington, director of Downtown Lawrence, the festival with his wife, Valerie Wolf. Wolf ’s show is called “The Wicked Liars,” and includes Inc., an organization that promotes downtown business sword swallowing, fire eating, magic, juggling and bull- interests, worked with Renner and Averill to plan the event. She said it would be a good way to bring more whip cracking. “It’s fantastic that we get to kind of express ourselves in people downtown. “I just think it’s going to make downtown buzz with our show,” Wolf said. “We can come up with anything good energy,” Averill said. we want and stick it in.” Wolf broke the world record for fire eating in 2002 — Edited by Andy Greenhaw with 42 torches in 60 seconds, but he said his most dangerous skill was sword swallowing. To swallow a sword, Wolf said he must align his Illustrations by body and pass the sword by the epiglottis in the back of Catherine Coquillette/KANSAN the throat, through the esophagus and into his stomach. He said the sword passed behind his rib cage and could bump his heart. “You have to be very conscious of your body and what the sword is doing,” Wolf said.
Student strikes pose to fight breast cancer A Big 12 swimsuit calendar supporting breast cancer research will feature a student from the University of Kansas. The company, Campus Girls USA, made the calendar available for preorder on its
Web site. The product will be available for purchase on campus during the coming weeks.
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Art sold to benefit KC Humane Society Kami Brant spent more than 30 hours with dogs this summer, but she wasn’t pet sitting. Brant, a Des Moines, Iowa, senior, was painting portraits of the six dogs to donate to Art Unleashed, a benefit for the Humane Society of Greater Kansas City.
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Campus government to fix campaign annoyances After last spring’s nearly three-month elections process, Student Senate is responding to student complaints. An elections reform committee is making
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Undergrad studies school to open fall ‘09 Texas board approved creation in May; students can stay in the school for 3 semesters By Andrew Kreighbaum Daily Texan Staff Original run date: June 5 Enrollment in the School of Undergraduate Studies is now officially an option for undeclared students entering the University.
Whereas in the past incoming students who were not admitted to the school of their choice were offered a place in the College of Liberal Arts, they will now be offered a place in the School of Undergraduate Studies beginning fall
2009. Students can remain in the school for up to three semesters. The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board approved the creation of the school in May. “People see college or the University as a place where they have preexisting goals, and the University will help them get there,” said UT President William Powers. “But for many, many people — and frankly,
I think this is a good thing — they come to the University to ask themselves what they want to do.” Powers said room will be made for the school’s alumni to filter into other colleges on campus. “It will be competitive, but they ought to have a fair chance and a 100 percent chance of getting something,” Powers said. “So we’ve reserved room in the col-
leges for people to come in and make these changes.” Undergraduate Studies Dean Paul Woodruff conducted interviews Wednesday afternoon for an assistant dean for advising. Powers described the dean’s duties as cross-disciplinary. Woodruff will sit on the Dean’s Council and participate in tenure review. The school will not hire faculty or grant
Stadium ready for season
Mack Brown hits 10th year at Texas
The Texan charts the head coach’s time at UT from rough times to Rose Bowl victory and through the years.
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Past, present ‘Horns compete at Olympics
26 current and former Longhorns represent 6 countries at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing.
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Nick Rinehart of Patriot Erectors tosses a cable from the top of a crane at the UT stadium. Starbucks, Freshens and World of Wings, some of the restaurants included in the large-scale construction overhaul of the stadium, will be open year-round.
Growth may boost ad revenue Arson ruled cause of June mansion fire
Historic building destroyed, leading to investigation, plans for restoration and assessment of damages.
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No reprieve from campus construction
Student Activity Center, Experimental Science Building among projects that began this summer.
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The best of summer entertainment
The Texan picks the highlights of this summer’s movies, music and comics.
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By David R. Henry Daily Texan Staff Original run date: July 31 The $176 million expansion of the Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium will bring in more than just 10,000 additional spectators, according to UT athletics department officials. The stadium’s ongoing renovation, which started in December 2006 and will be completed by the first gameday on Aug. 30, will have a 94,000-seat capacity, meaning that advertising revenue could increase
along with the number of eyes looking at the advertisements that take up at least half of the 135-by-55-foot JumboTron. The UT athletics department raised about $10 million in advertising revenue in the last year from corporate sponsorships, trademarks and licensing and multimedia broadcast rights. In 1993, that figure was about $570,000, according to the athletics department. Stadium advertising, specifically the ads that take up half of the JumboTron display board installed at the south end of
the stadium in 2006, comprises a significant portion of the $10 million figure. “There aren’t many ways you can get the direct exposure you get advertising to a stadium full of 94,000 people,” said Chris Plonsky, director of external services and UT women’s athletics director. “Plus, college students are a wheelhouse for many of these companies who are trying to attract them as future employees once they graduate.” Gameday attendance is expected to be about 98,000, including media and skybox guests.
UT SG president preps for January legislative session By Andrew Kreighbaum Daily Texan Staff Original run date: July 17 The next Texas legislative session begins in January 2009, but UT Student Government President Keshav Rajagopalan has spent much of the summer at the Capitol meeting with legislative staffs. Rajagopalan said the meetings are intended to build relationships with the offices of key legislators and inform them about issues of importance to UT students. He spoke with staffers Wednesday from the offices of Rep. Dawnna Dukes, Rep. Eddie Lucio III, Rep. Donna Howard and Sen. Leticia Van de Putte. Tax-free textbooks have been on the platform of winning SG tickets for years, but Rajagopalan said he is taking a more comprehensive approach to the issue. “We’re talking about ways to leverage the usedbook market,” Rajagopalan said. “There is a lot of discussion being held down here with issues related to bundling. Another thing the state can do is encourage textbook lists coming out earlier.” Bundling refers to publishers including CDROMs, workbooks and other supplementary materials with required textbooks. “Oftentimes, talking to bookstores, they sell books back to the wholesalers because the lists for the following year are not available,” Rajagopalan said. “Then they end up buying books back at marked-up prices.” Rajagopalan also pressed the legislative staffs on health insurance for graduate students in public universities, financial aid and general funding, and discussed the legislators’ positions on tuition deregulation. Charlie Leal, legislative director for Lucio, said
The self-funded UT athletics department receives no tax dollars and no assistance from tuition money. To increase funding, Plonsky worked to change the UT System Board of Regents’ strict rules on trademarks and licensing in 1993. By 1997 the department finally received approval, resulting in an increase in contracts with business advertisers. “This is something we’ve been working on for the last 10 years,” Plonsky said. “We’re
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degrees, two of the most timedraining of a dean’s duties. Much of Woodruff’s work will consist of interactions with other deans. Undergraduate Studies Coordinator Lara Harlan said the school is fundamentally the same, despite the name change. “The school designation imparts permanence to our status,” Harlan said.
Changes to Brack Tract not in city’s hands
By Andrew Kreighbaum Daily Texan Staff Original run date: July 14 City planning officials acknowledged Saturday that the city has no power in dictating construction of new academic facilities in the redevelopment of the UTowned Brackenridge Tract. Even though both the UT System and the city could terminate the lease agreement for Lions Municipal Golf Course, which expires in 2019, city officials said at a public hearing for the Central West Austin Combined Neighborhood Plan that the city is still interested in purchasing the 141-acre golf course. More than 50 West Austin residents, including UT graduate students, attended the meeting at the Lower Colorado River Authority Red Bud Facility. The meeting was the second public forum on the Brackenridge Tract since the UT System announced its intentions to look into the redevelopment of its 345-acre tract, and the first held by the city’s Neighborhood Planning and Zoning Department. Michael Hockmuller, corporate performance consultant for the City of Austin Human Resources Department, described the neighborhood planning process for Central West Austin as parallel but separate from UT’s development process for the tract. The UT System Board of Regents picked the New York design firm Cooper, Robertson & Partners in April to develop a master plan for the lakeside tract,
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UT-B, Homeland Security reach agreement on fence
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Keshav Rajagopalan stands in the Student Services Building. Rajagopalan has been meeting with legislative staffs about issues important to UT students. the representative would “overwhelmingly support” any attempt to reverse tuition deregulation in the next session. Rep. Garnet Coleman has expressed interest in repealing tuition deregulation, arguing that it has restricted access to higher education in Texas.
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By Andrew Kreighbaum Daily Texan Staff Original run date: Aug. 6 UT-Brownsville and U.S. Department of Homeland Security officials submitted a formal agreement Tuesday to end all legal actions concerning a proposed border fence on the school’s campus. The agreement, reached in principal Thursday, stipulates that Homeland Security will not build a fence on the campus. Instead, the university will raise an existing fence on the campus to a height of 10 feet. Homeland Security will also add motion-sensor technology to the fence, including a fiber-optic wiring system. Contracts for the enhancement of the fence will be awarded by the University by Sept. 15, and construction will be completed by Dec. 31. After the verbal agreement with Homeland Security, UTBrownsville President Juliet Garcia said the UT System had volunteered to pay for costs of the fence enhancement. Michael Putegnat, project manager for UT-Brownsville, said the costs of fence enhancement would likely fall below $1 million. UT-Brownsville officials will collaborate with U.S. Customs and Border Patrol, a subsidiary of Homeland Security, to measure the effectiveness of the fence by exchang-
ing information on arrests, seizures, turnbacks and other statistics related to illegal cross-border activity, as stipulated in the agreement. The agreement also says local border patrol “retains the ultimate discretion to determine whether the UTB/TSC pedestrian fencing system is satisfying [Customs and Border Patrol’s] border security operational requirements.” The second component of the deal is a commitment by university and border patrol officials to study options for border security, including technological alternatives to physical barriers. A proposed center for the collaborative studies will be housed on the UTBrownsville campus. Funding for the research center will likely come from external grants, Putegnat said. The agreement resolves a nearly yearlong legal dispute between the university and Homeland Security that began when the federal government sued for access to the campus after UTBrownsville barred federal surveyers from going on the campus. Homeland Security has a congressional mandate to construct 670 miles of fencing along the Mexican border by the end of this year and local border patrol agents identified Brownsville as a high-priority area for fence construction.
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ongratulations, You made it. You’re a Husky, a University of Washington student, a freshman or a transfer student. Regardless of classifications, there’s probably a lot you didn’t learn during your orientation tour. I remember my freshman orientation as some kind of hazy dream. I traipsed around campus under the blazing August sun with no idea of where I was. I left later that day having signed up for classes, but hardly any wiser about being a freshman and what the U-District was like than when I arrived that morning.
This is where the Welcome Edition can serve you. The Welcome Edition is a three-part special produced by the UW’s student newspaper, The Daily. Students wrote every story for the edition, so I’m hoping the following pages will answer some of your questions about the UW and ease some of your fears, as our writers probably dealt with the same qualms about being a new student only a few years ago. Granted, a lot has probably changed since most of the staff at The Daily were freshmen. The Safeco Tower became the UW Tower. Old restaurants on the Ave closed and new ones have opened. Several sports seasons elapsed and some of us even settled on majors. However, this edition is not about what has changed. My goal is to bring you content that is basic, unchanging from year to year and always relevant for new students. The Welcome Edition is divided into freshman facts, campus life and distractions. Each section will hopefully provide information that will make your first-year experience easy and enjoyable. From providing you with dining options and local concert venues to how to do laundry and open a bank account, the stories in this edition are all about providing useful information to incoming students. I know. It’s a huge section. Check out the table of contents here for what you want to read and peruse the rest. You might be surprised at what you’ll find. — Andrew Doughman
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So what is your Husky Card good for? Just about everything. As a dining account:
For those of you living on campus with a pre-paid dining account, the Husky Card is your lifeline. All major on-campus dining locations will take your Husky Card, and the amount of your purchase is deducted from your quarterly plan. If you donâ€™t use up all of your money, it rolls over into the next quarter, with the exception of the end of the Spring Quarter.
As a pseudo-credit card:
The Husky Card Account is different from the dining plan. Money can be added onto the Husky Card Account if you run out of money on your dining plan, or if you simply want to use your card for many of the other services on and off campus that accept the Husky Card. Several businesses on the Ave accept the Husky Card (see box) and many services on campus require it, such as laundry in the residence halls, printing in the libraries or buying snacks at various vending machines.
As a way of getting around:
The U-PASS is an optional feature of the Husky Card that many students should take advantage of. UW students purchase the U-PASS sticker when they register for classes; it offers an extremely discounted fare for riding Seattle Metro and other local transit. Students can hop on a bus to Capitol Hill, downtown or even Tacoma with a simple flash of a U-PASS sticker. â€” Arla Shephard
Off-campus locations that accept Husky Card:
On-campus dining facilities that take the Husky Card: The 8 in McMahon Hall Bagel Town in the HUB Balmer CafĂŠ in Balmer Hall Burke CafĂŠ in the Burke Museum By George underneath the Odegaard Undergraduate Library CafĂŠ 815 Mercer at UW Medicine, Building 1 Court CafĂŠ in Health Sciences E-wing Dawg Bites at the IMA Eleven 01 CafĂŠ in Terry Hall h-bar in the Physics-Astronomy Building Husky Den in the HUB, ground level Ianâ€™s Domain in McCarty Hall Mary Gates Espresso in Mary Gates Hall Overpass Espresso in Health Sciences T-wing Public Grounds in Parrington Hall Reboot Espresso in the Paul G. Allen Center computer science building Rotunda in the Health Sciences Kâ€“wing The Supreme Cup in William H. Gates Hall Suzzallo Espresso in Suzzallo Library Think Tank in Bagley Hall Vista CafĂŠ in BioGenome Building
CafĂŠ On the Ave Chipotle Mexican Grill Delfinoâ€™s Chicago Style Pizzeria Guanacoâ€™s Tacos Ichiro Japanese & Korean Restaurant Kabobs Express Northwest Fish & Chips Papa Johnâ€™s Pizza Pita Pit Pizza Brava Quiznos Rite Aid Safeway Seattle Sun Tan Spicy Wok Subway Udublicious University Teriyaki Wing Zone Yunnie Bubble Tea
Other on-campus services that accept Husky Card: By George Newsstand Chemistry Stockroom, 271 Bagely Hall Communications Copy Center, Communications Bâ€“042 Computer labs at the Ethnic Cultural Center and Office of Minority Affairs Instructional Center HUB cashier, games, newsstand and ticket office in the Husky Union Building Transcripts Office, 225 Schmitz Hall UW Libraries and Publications Services at the UW Seattle, Bothell and Tacoma campuses
To add money to your Husky Card, or view your current balance, go online at huskycard.hfs.washington.edu/webapps/portal/ frameset.jsp or visit the Husky Card Office, open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., underneath Odegaard Undergraduate Library.
The Husky Card Account is also required for all gatehouse issued and E1 carpool parking â€” except faculty/staff carpool permits. With a Husky Card, the cost for Montlake E1 carpool parking, available Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m., is 80 cents per vehicle (two people required). Regular E1 parking is $3 with a Husky Card debit versus $6 in cash. Gatehouse issued carpool parking is $1.02 per vehicle. A valid U-PASS for each carpool member is also required. Money must be in your account at least 24 hours before parking. Further information about the E1 parking lot and carpool parking can be found at the Commuter Services Web site at www. washington.edu/commuterservices/. For more information on the Husky Card visit: hfs.washington. edu/husky_card/places.aspx?id=601.
freshman needs to know about: the Course Evaluation Catalog. It has ratings for almost every course taught at the UW. This is extremely useful for determining which professor you want to take a course from, or whether to take a certain elective at all. Since the surveys are administered anonymously without the instructor present and most students take them, they are one of the best available indicators of how good a professor or course is. You should also still crosscheck with RateMyProfessor.com, the professor ratings on MySpace and your friends. Now that you know some of the features of MyUW, try
customizing the homepage. Hit the â€œAdd Contentâ€? button. Letâ€™s try putting the Course Evaluation Catalog on your homepage. Type â€œCECâ€? in the custom box field and click â€œAdd it.â€? Go back to the MyUW homepage. You should now see an empty box labeled â€œCEC.â€? Click the â€œeditâ€? button on the right side of the box, enter http://www.washington.edu/cec in the address box and type â€œCourse Evaluation Catalogâ€? in the name box. Click â€œAdd Itâ€? and go back to the main page. You should now have a functioning link to the CEC there. Try doing it yourself, adding Facebook or YouTube. â€” Russ Wung
*Note: Beginning in summer or fall of 2009, the U-PASS will be undergoing a transformation into a microchip imbedded into the Husky Card.
A MyUW crash course
Setting up your personal Web page Z68JTUIF6OJWFSTJUZTTUVEFOU8FCTJUF5IFSF are dozens of features on MyUW, but if a non-techie like me can master them, so can you. To access MyUW, you need a UW NetID. You should already have one since you need it to register for your first UW classes. Go to MyUW and log in. The main page is filled with links. You can customize these as much as you please, but there are a number of useful ones already on the MyUW page, including a link to registration, the UW time schedule, your unofficial transcript and much more. Look under the â€œStudent Personal Servicesâ€? tab for even more valuable options. Links to check your Husky Card Balance and add money to your account are provided in the â€œHousing and Food Servicesâ€? box. One feature many people will head for as soon as they log into MyUW is WebPine. Most students who use their u.washington.edu e-mail address use WebPine to view their e-mail. Your other option is to use an e-mail client such as Outlook or Thunderbird. Click on the â€œCheck UW Emailâ€? link and then the inbox button in the middle of the screen. Youâ€™ll come to an e-mail interface with a panel to view your mail and options to compose a new message, among others. If you get stuck, scroll down to the bottom of the left sidebar and hit â€œGet Help.â€? If you have a paid job with the UW, you can see information about your paychecks under the Faculty/Staff tab. Hit the â€œEmployee Self-Serviceâ€? link, log in again for security, and look for the â€œEarningsâ€? heading. From there you can count your earnings. You can also set up your direct deposit so your paycheck gets automatically deposited into your bank account. All this is great, but thereâ€™s one more feature every
)PXEPZPV A list of how-tos for incoming freshmen new group of students is arriving at the UW, many of them leaving their parentsâ€™ nest for the first time. Regardless of whether these new students are exuberant, nervous or otherwise, moving out means that they will likely have to deal with tasks theyâ€™ve never had to handle before. Very often, calls home will include the question:
â€” Shauna Nuckles
Having easy access to your bank account is an extremely important factor of living on your own, especially when Mom and Dadâ€™s funds arenâ€™t as close as they used to be. Opening a checking or savings account is simple. Head to the bank with your personal information and money to deposit into the account, and they can set up the type of account, or accounts, needed. US Bank is the only bank that is on campus at the UW. A branch is located in the HUB as well as in the University Book Store. However, there are several banks close by. For example, there is a Washington Mutual on Brooklyn Avenue and Northeast 43rd Street and a Bank of America on Northeast 47th Street and University Way (the Ave). Oftentimes, the difficult part of finances isnâ€™t choosing your bank but rather managing your money responsibly. Be sure to keep on top of balancing your checkbook, marking whenever you withdraw or deposit money in order to avoid overdraft fees, which can be upward of $30. Another tactic is to withdraw a given amount each week for your expenses so as not to overspend. Be sure your parents, and maybe grandparents, have your bank account number so they can easily deposit money for holidays and your birthday or when you have little emergencies.
Laundry at college is a completely different matter than it is at home. In college, your mom isnâ€™t going to fold your laundry and leave it on your bed. In fact, other students doing their laundry at the same time may take your still damp clothes from the dryer and leave them on top while proceeding to replace them with their own. When doing laundry in dorms, sororities/fraternities, or apartment buildings, itâ€™s important to be conscious of time and change loads promptly. Realize that the machines are sometimes shared by hundreds of people. Another factor of doing laundry is the constant struggle of having enough quarters on-hand to wash and dry an entire load. In order to avoid the tragedy of washing a load only to find youâ€™ve run out of quarters before the load is completely dry, take out a roll of quarters at the bank to always be prepared for those laundry emergencies.
1IPUPCZ+FOOJGFS"V| Junior Tyrone Good takes his laundry out of the washer in order to dry them in the dryer.
One of the biggest tests of the quarter is fast approaching. Ideally, preparation would begin days or even weeks in advance. Realistically, there will be a few times when procrastination, forgetfulness or a busy schedule will not allow that. Realizing youâ€™re not as prepared as you had thought, you study into the night knowing sleep will not come until tomorrow evening. Our bodies are not made to operate on sleep cycles like this, but there are strategies that can force the body in to functioning successfully on very little amounts of sleep. The most obvious aid is caffeine, but itâ€™s important to not overload. With too much caffeine, the opposite effect â€“ becoming jittery and having a hard time focusing â€“ will be acquired. Try sipping on a coffee or energy drink throughout the night, taking in small doses of caffeine over an extended period of time. Take planned breaks while studying so as not to get too overwhelmed. Do something energizing, like taking a walk, meeting up with a friend, or laugh while watching a funny episode of a favorite TV show. In the morning, eat a good breakfast with protein and good carbohydrates, such as oatmeal or whole-wheat, that will give you energy for the day. Take a coffee or energy drink to sip until the test.
For those that donâ€™t live close to a grocery store or have a car, grocery shopping via bus can be a little difficult. Itâ€™s important to buy what you think you can carry, remembering youâ€™ll have to walk home from the bus stop with groceries in tow. A simple system is to bring your own reusable bags, using these to carry groceries around the store, as opposed to a shopping cart. This way, youâ€™ll be able to tell if the bags will be too heavy to carry home. Also, be sure to sign up for grocery club cards at stores like QFC and Safeway. Theyâ€™re free and offer member discounts on several items. Even with the member discounts, remember to shop around, look for deals and shop within a budget.
Instead of having bronchitis for two months, and not knowing what to do because youâ€™ve been going to the same doctor since you were born, it may be a little wiser to have a medical game plan before leaving home. For many insurances companies, a phone number is available to call for information about finding a doctor or other health professional in your area. You can also ask your current doctor if they know of someone in the area they might recommend to you. At Hall Health, unlimited visits with consulting nurses and one visit per quarter for serious illness or injuries are included in your student activity fee. Hall Health offers several services and is easy to access for those who donâ€™t have an established health care provider in Seattle.
Riding the bus is a first-time experience for many college freshmen. We all learn through trial and error, but there are some things that might be nice to know before you end up being late for an important interview or getting to work. The bus system in Seattle is a fairly reliable source of transportation, but itâ€™s not one that can be counted on to the exact minute. Often, the bus will run a few minutes late or early, which should always be taken into account. Plan on getting to your destination 15 to 20 minutes early and arrive at the bus stop at least five minutes early. With this system, youâ€™ll usually end up getting where youâ€™re going on time. Your saving grace will be bookmarking the trip planner at www.transit.metrokc.gov, which allows for a quick search of how to get anywhere in the Seattle area using the bus system. 1IPUPCZ+FOOJGFS"V| Make sure to check the bus times before heading to the stop. Keep in mind that most buses come about 3-5 minutes late
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10 things for freshmen to do CFGPSFDPNJOHUPDBNQVT Get these important things done first UQSPCBCMZHPFTXJUIPVUTBZJOHUIBUMJGFBUUIF68XJMM be significantly different than the life you lived during high school. Dozens of generations of UW freshmen have discovered the Quad and the Ave for themselves when they arrive for school each autumn. What may seem commonplace to an incoming senior may be exciting for a new student. The same concept applies to older students as well. The fact that your mom might still do all your laundry can be overlooked; a junior might drive an hour just to have mom do a few loads of laundry. So take advantage of the time you have at home. Here are 10 things you should consider doing before you arrive at the UW. — Celeste Flint
Eat a home cooked meal
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No matter how good a cafeteria is, the food gets redundant and eventually everything tastes the same. Give it a few weeks, and you’ll likely crave your mother’s scalloped potatoes. Your goodbye meal should probably come from the family kitchen.
I don’t recommend coming to school without a laptop. Not all students use their laptop to take notes in class, but it’s important to have a computer you can take to study sessions or the library. Hold off on software and Macintosh purchases until you get to the UW, because the University Book Store offers insanely good student prices. “We have some special promotions going on right now that can’t be found anywhere else,” said Bryan Pearce, the CEO of University Book Store.
Lose the Uggs and flops
Get a good rain jacket
Make sure you’re up to date on your immunizations
The day the quarter starts is the most organized you’ll ever be. Everything tends to go to chaos afterwards. Prepare for your worst organizational nightmares by buying a good planner. Everyone has different methods for organizing notebooks, but make sure your book bag is the right size, has padding for a laptop and has two straps if you plan to walk long distances with heavy books.
After heavy rains, unprepared freshmen might be found face planting in Red Square. Don’t make an idiot of yourself; buy some type of water-resistant, thick-soled shoes. Uggs are neither stylish nor waterproof.
There are some winters when umbrellas are necessary, but they’re too much of a hassle for the light rain that plagues our beautiful campus. North Face and Helly Hansen are the popular waterproof rain jackets, and they offer pretty universal styles.
All new students need to have records of their MMR vaccine before they can register, but it’s important that students are up to date with other shots, such as meningitis. “Find out when you last had your tetanus shot,” said Victoria Dorsey, a consulting nurse at Hall Health. “None of the students seem to have it.” Dorsey also recommends you don’t give the UW your only immunization record, as you likely won’t get it back.
“Decide how much you really want to be involved,” he said. “Sometimes you’ll keep your high school friends in your life forever and sometimes not.” If you decide to keep contact with friends, send them pictures of the school and your dorm so they can feel like they’re a part of your life, Grant said. “It helps to give people a visual,” he said. I’ve learned that when friends don’t seem to have time for you, to not take it personally. “Also leave time in your schedule to meet new folks,” Grant added.
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Hall Health provides a free visit to students each quarter, but after that you’ll need health insurance. If you’re coming from out of town and plan to use Hall Health for your primary care, have your records transferred, Dorsey said. The UW does offer health insurance on a quarterly basis, and you should be able to pay for it with student loans.
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Before taking off for school, talk with your special someone and close friends about how and when you’re going to communicate, said Chris Grant, associate director of the Counseling Center.
| Campus can get pretty wet. Make sure you buy a good rain jacket, rain boots and umbrella to stay dry this year.
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Buying online can be worth it for $80 books, but order them a few weeks ahead in case something goes wrong. “Often students will find a host of risks when finding books online,” Pearce said, adding that online book purchases can often be late, the wrong edition or missing pages.
If you buy from the University Book Store, visit the store a few weeks before classes start to ensure you can purchase the cheaper used books, Pearce said. Keep in mind that you might not always use the books professors require, such as ones redundant to the lectures. Check libraries for less important books and audio books. “Anything you buy at the University Book Store you’ll get a 10 percent rebate, similar to what REI does at the end of the year,” Pearce said. Hang onto your receipts and put the book buyback on your calendar: Dec. 10-14.
Buy something new for your dorm or apartment
Much of your shopping should be done after you see your room, but before you leave for school, splurge on a new lamp or framed poster to make your new place your own. Remember to buy the basics as well. Don’t leave home without making a list of what you need to pack and make sure you check off everything on that list.
UIJOHTUPEPCFGPSFZPV graduate from college Make memories with these fun ideas IFSFTBSFBTPO*DBMMUIF68BNJOJBUVSFDJUZ'SPN museums to restaurants, hospitals to the IMA, we have pretty much everything or are within 15 minutes of it â€” Woodland Park Zoo, downtown Seattle, Lake Washington and shopping centers all offer nearby distractions. With an extremely diverse student body, the UW has a unique urban culture that youâ€™ll be hard-pressed to find anywhere else. The Blue Scholars put it best: â€œI walk about the district, distracted by the decadent madness of/All the undergrads and addicts/ Club rats, heads, space cadets, pragmatics/One of the few places that they coexist on the planet.â€? Here are some essential things to try out during your time as a Husky. Whatever happens, youâ€™ll take a little bit of the UW with you. â€” Doris Wu
Eat at Thai Tomâ€™s
Wreak havoc on the Ave during your 21 run
Try Thai Tomâ€™s on University Way, the street better known as the Ave. Although extremely small, the place is always packed. Itâ€™s for good reason: They serve the best Thai food. If you donâ€™t like Thai food, there are numerous Indian, Pho, Burger and Vegan places to try out. Also, try Sureshot, Trabant or Solstice for your next cup of coffee. They offer a wide selection of vegan food and varieties of coffee and chai not available at Starbucks and Tullyâ€™s.
For your 21 run, make your friends take you out to Finn MacCools, the Irish Immigrant and Earlâ€™s. Not only are you bound to meet a ton of interesting characters walking the Ave at night, youâ€™ll get to try some of the best drinks available. The College Inn Pub is also fun for hanging out and getting into friendly debates with others. If youâ€™re friends are nice enough, they might even pay for your drinks and continue to pay for them well after you remember whatâ€™s going on.
It doesnâ€™t matter if youâ€™ve been before. If you havenâ€™t sat in the student section, youâ€™re missing something essential about being a Husky.
Go sailing or rent a canoe or kayak. The Waterfront Activities Center (WAC), near Husky Stadium, rents canoes and rowboats for people to take throughout the nearby marshlands in Lake Washington. Students receive a discount. The UW also has a sailing club that students can join for a fee. At Agua Verde cafĂŠ, on Boat Street near Portage Bay, students can rent kayaks and row into either Lake Washington or Lake Union.
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The UW can send students throughout the world for an extremely affordable price. Whether you want to take care of that language requirement during one quarter, expand your horizons or meet someone cute with an accent, thereâ€™s bound to be a program that fits into your major.
Explore the UW at night
We have one of the most beautiful campuses in the country, and it features countless little hidden spots. Why not enjoy it when it isnâ€™t covered with other students rushing to class? From climbing the cherry trees in the Quad to playing capture the flag â€“ thereâ€™s a club â€“ youâ€™re bound to get into some memorable mischief.
Take advantage of the UWâ€™s research programs We are one of the largest research institutions, so find a professor with similar interests who will take you on. This is also great for networking and looks great on graduate applications and rĂŠsumĂŠs.
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There are a ton of secret spots â€“ you just have to be creative. College is about trying new things; just remember to be safe and smart about it.
Try the dorms for at least one quarter
Although our dorms have been called prison-like, for incoming freshman they can provide a less intimidating environment for meeting people. This is a great way to integrate oneself into the UW culture.
&YQMPSF UIF OFJHICPSIPPET near the U-District Go visit the Fremont Troll or check out some of the graffiti walls near the U-District. I prefer wandering the streets at night when itâ€™s less crowded, but this isnâ€™t necessarily safe, so make sure you have a reliable group of friends.
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Five college myths Things you won’t (necessarily) do at the UW
very student enters college with a few preconceived notions of what awaits them in the labyrinthine halls of higher learning. These notions are derived from a variety of places; everywhere from the university brochures to Hollywood to your parents waxing nostalgic about their own good old days. To help the incoming collegiate sort reality from fiction, here is a list of five college myths. Part old wives’ tale, part popular folklore and part adolescent fantasy, here are five things that you won’t (necessarily) do in college: — Siv Prince
1IPUPJMMVTUSBUJPOCZ+FTTF#BSSBDPTP | Along with becoming an alcoholic, experimenting with mind altering drugs and adopting a Caligulaesque sex life, a college student is neither doomed nor required to experience the expected superstitions of gaining the freshman fifteen or sitting under a cherry tree discussing literature with a group of quintessential multi-ethnic acquaintances.
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College is often the time when one becomes more politically aware and involved. People in college are young and idealistic, and there are tons of clubs and student groups devoted to activism. Not to mention the fact that you will likely be exposed to some very radical ideas in the classroom, particularly if you plan on majoring in any of the liberal arts (remember, the liberal is there for a reason). At the University of Washington, smack in the middle of the left-wing hub that is Seattle, expect to have at least one staunch Marxist professor by sophomore year. However, historical news reels of the ‘60s aside, not everyone spends college standing on a soapbox, carrying a picket sign or handcuffed to the administration building.
You will not discuss literature while sitting under the cherry trees with a group of perfectly representative multiethnic friends:
This is a myth powered solely by college brochures. I’ve been in college for three years and I have never seen this happen.
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For those of you either dreading or eagerly anticipating the permissive sexual excess of college, be forewarned: Hollywood has made getting laid in college look a lot easier than it is. Sure, some students are finally away from Mom and Dad’s 11 o’clock curfew, some are drinking alcohol for the first time, some are finally letting those hormones they kept in check throughout high school run wild. So, yes, people are having a lot more sex than they were in high school. Having sex seems effortless now, too, since the days of trying to get it on in the basement while pretending to watch a movie while your parents are upstairs making dinner are finally (thankfully) over. However, your parents can rest assured, as you probably will not be attending parties that warp into alcohol- and drug-fueled orgies (see next paragraph). Also, if you are the type that insists on staying in your dorm and playing World of Warcraft every Friday and Saturday night (and every other day of the week for that matter) do not expect to have any more sex in college than you did in high school. The good news: For those of you who have been suffering in lustful longing for the past few years, things are finally looking up. Once outside of the little fishbowl of high school, hooking up becomes a lot less stressful. The UW’s 40,000 students aren’t going to gossip about you the following Monday, and those people that would never give you the time of day will be intrigued by your witty analysis of last night’s reading assignment.
| Most people don’t necessarily change their sexual orientation when attending college.
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Just like sex, drinking is prevalent in college (or anywhere else where there are young people in the mood for a little old-fashioned debauchery). There will, of course, be social events where drinking will be the focal point of the evening. If you don’t want to drink, avoid these parties and stick to events that are centered on other types
You will not (necessarily) experiment with things far outside your comfort zone
Truism: College is time to expose your self to new ideas, new groups of friends and new experiences. However, a crop of popular myths and exaggerations have sprung out of the “collegeas-time-for-experimentation” ethic. Here are the big ones: You will not (necessarily) gain 15 pounds The dreaded freshman 15, like all myths (including the ones on this list) derives from a kernel of truth. College can be fattening. Sitting in class all day, then staying up late studying and then gorging on pizza at 2 a.m. are not the healthiest of habits. Since many of you will be cooking for yourselves for the first time, frozen dinners and takeout may become main staples of your diet. Also, since you may drink much more than you did in high school, remember that a beer has about as many calories as half a loaf of bread. The UW has a beautiful fitness facility. Use it. In short, college is an adventure, and should be approached as such. When done correctly, these really can be the best years of your life. One should be open to new experiences but stay true to one’s values. Approach challenges and opportunities in
of activities, which can be just as fun. If you do drink, I would advise getting good at it. I don’t mean practice drinking in excess — merely, become familiar with your limits and know when you’ve reached them. That way, you can avoid the embarrassment of humiliating Facebook pictures, awkward sexual transgressions, huge gaffes in social decorum and the horror of vomiting on someone you find sexually attractive. Do not do your first-ever beer bong or keg stand on a date with someone you really like. Of course, there’s also the worst case scenario of alcohol poisoning and asphyxiation. Be a buddy and roll your friend onto his/her side.
the spirit of expanding one’s old horizons, and, if you really want to, organize a group of multi-ethnic friends to have a discussion under the cherry trees. Hell, you’re only young once. You will not necessarily switch sexual orientations The good news is that colleges tend to be more accepting environments of sexual orientations and preferences than high schools. Also, much popular attention is paid to the GayUntil-Graduation phenomenon, in which people temporarily switch teams and go right back to heterosexuality before you can say “Commencement.” (This is not to be confused the phenomenon of girls making out in pictures that are then posted on Facebook. Like all myths that are kind of sexy, however, the actual instance of this happening is far less than the hype would have you believe.) You will not necessarily take mind-expanding drugs They’re certainly easier to purchase, but for those who prefer not to feel themselves falling through the abyss of the timespace continuum, all the while with blue rabbit monsters knawing on your ankles, you will certainly not obtain social outcast status for just saying no. Also, you won’t have to tell your professor that you couldn’t turn in your term paper because the blue rabbit monsters ate it.
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Take a trip on the Devil’s Highway UW’s newest common book explores immigration issues his year’s freshman class will receive a copy of Luis Alberto Urrea’s The Devil’s Highway in the mail this summer. The third UW Common Book is set in a searing stretch of desert straddling the Arizona-Mexico border. This area, known as “the devil’s highway,” is a place so desolate that 14 of 26 Mexicans died while traveling through it to illegally enter the United States during May 2001. Their journey, and the wider immigration debate, is at the heart of Urrea’s 220-page work of investigative journalism. “He puts a lot of flesh on the skeleton of what we understand to be the border crossing,” said Lauro Flores, an American ethnic studies professor who interviewed Urrea in 2006 and also judged The Devil’s Highway in a book contest. Urrea’s book was one of five finalists in the contest. The Devil’s Highway investigates the case of the 26 Mexicans and delves into the world of border patrolmen and bordercrossing guides known as coyotes. “He tried to be fair in presenting both sides of the coin,” Flores said. The Common Book selection committee examines readability and content when determining which book they choose. “If you open it up and you get to page 20, you’re going to get to page 40 and you’re going to get to page 60,” said Grant Kollet, director of first-year programs. The Devil’s Highway is a book that will generate discussion among freshmen, said Kirsten Atik, public information specialist with Undergraduate Academic Affairs. The book should spark dialogue between students because it focuses on migration as a global issue, rather than a Mexico-andUnited States-border issue, Atik said. Urrea, who grew up in the Mexican border city of Tijuana, said the border is also a broader concept. “Growing up divided in half by a barbed wire fence has made me see the border everywhere I turn,” Urrea said in his interview with Flores. “There is a militarized border fence between male and female, between gay and straight, between right and left, between black and white, between brown and white, between brown and
If you open it up and you get to page 20, you’re going to get to page 40 and you’re going to get to page 60. Grant Kollet Director of first-year programs black. You get the idea. I don’t like fences; I do like bridges. So I’m not really a border writer; I’m a bridge builder.” The objective of the Common Book is to connect incoming freshmen with their school and their peers. While students come from a variety of backgrounds and locales, the Common Book is the one unifying object all freshmen share, Kollet said. Freshmen will receive the book this summer when they purchase the book in their mandatory new student enrollment and orientation fee. Members of the selection committee are already thinking about their next pick. Although The Devil’s Highway and the two previous Common Books were nonfiction, the selection committee considers fiction, as well. This year, Octavia Butler’s Kindred was almost chosen. Butler, who died in Seattle in 2006, wrote science fiction. “I would love it if there was a novel in the mix,” Atik said. “I think it would be even better if there was a collection of poetry.” The UW Common Book program was created in 2006. The first Common Book was Mountains Beyond Mountains, by Tracy Kidder. Last year’s book was Field Notes from a Catastrophe, by Elizabeth Kolbert. More than 2,000 people attended Kolbert’s campus appearance. Administrators at the UW are in the process of arranging for Urrea to make an appearance on campus next year. — Andrew Doughman
Freshman interest groups Make an easy transition freshman year with FIGs BWFZPVCFFOIFBSJOHUBMLBCPVU'*(T 1FPQMFBSFNPTU likely not referring to a tree that is related to the genus ficus, nor the Fig Newton snack. At the UW, the acronym FIG stands for Freshmen Interest Group and is a special class designed for freshmen during their first fall quarter of college. A FIG is a class that only freshmen can enroll in and is taught by undergraduate upperclassman. The â€œFIG class,â€? officially known as General Studies 199: The University Community, is a two-credit credit/no credit class, which means that it is a nongraded class where as long as you fulfill the requirements, you will receive two general credits. Typically 22-25 freshmen are enrolled in a FIG. This means that you are able to get to know a core group of peers in a smaller setting. Sophomore Michael Capeloto was in a chemistry and English FIG last year. â€œI enjoyed my FIG because it allowed me to make some new friends with similar interests,â€? he said. By being in a chemistry and English FIG, this meant that Capeloto was enrolled in the General Studies 199 class as well as a chemistry and English course. All the other freshmen in his general studies class took the same chemistry and English classes as well. Therefore, even amid a huge chemistry lecture, Capeloto was able to recognize familiar faces from his FIG class. â€œFIGs are important because they create small communities on
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a large campus,â€? said Becky Francoeur, FIG program coordinator. â€œThey allow students to have a small campus experience while being able to take advantage of all of the opportunities available to students on a large research campus.â€? The use of class time in the two-credit FIG class has evolved over the years. It is by no means a study hall nor is it a time for you to get extra help for your calculus class. It is a class where you are able to learn the ins and outs of the UW. Your FIG leader decides how the FIG class will run so no two FIGs are exactly the same. Topics such as class registration, campus resources and studying abroad are popular parts of the FIG curriculum that many FIG leaders cover. Of course, there are a few assignments and topics that all FIGs cover in order to keep a level of consistency between them. Senior Tei Yoko will be a third-year FIG leader this year. After enjoying being in a FIG, she became a FIG leader her sophomore year. â€œMy FIG leader became a mentor to all of my fellow FIGmates and while she kept us in line and made sure that we were still good students, she would also talk to us as her peer and be real with us,â€? Yoko said. â€œI wanted to be able to do the same for incoming freshmen students. Someone helped me with my transition, so I figured Iâ€™d pass on the favor by helping others with their transition as well.â€? â€” Kristin Okinaka
I enjoyed my FIG because it allowed me to make some new friends with similar interests. Michael Capeloto UW Sophomore Whatâ€™s a FIG?
A FIG is a general studies class that only incoming freshmen can enroll in to help ease the transition to college. You receive two credits for this class and it is only available autumn quarter. About 22-25 freshmen are enrolled in each FIG. About 65 to 70 percent of the freshman class is enrolled in FIGs (3600 students total). The FIG program began in 1987 with four FIG classes. This year there are 160 FIGs. This year there are 175 FIG leaders. FIG leaders â€“ all undergraduates (sophomores through seniors) â€“ facilitate the class. The FIG program is one of the oldest and largest of its kind in the country. Other schools have modeled their own programs after the UWâ€™s FIG program.
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(FUUJOHUFYUCPPLT Where to find the best deals ou’ve decided where to go to college, where to live, what classes to take – the last pressing decision you have to make is where to procure cheap textbooks. You can look on MyUW to see which textbooks your professors are asking you to purchase. The University Bookstore near campus will carry all of these textbooks, but, like shopping for anything, checking and comparing prices between many locations may drastically reduce your textbook bill. — Sonia McBride
One option is to visit the University Book Store, conveniently located near campus at Northeast 43rd Street and the Ave. UW students founded the bookstore as a formal corporate trust in 1900, when the campus was moved from downtown Seattle to the current location. “Everything [students] need is here,” said Bryan Pearce, CEO of the University Book Store. The U-Book Store is not profit motivated because the trust model obligates the business to its legal beneficiaries, which are the UW students, faculty and staff, Pearce said. The U-Book Store textbook department only sells course books that faculty request. In addition to making used copies of course books widely available, the U-Book Store also offers a 10 percent rebate on textbooks and most other items in the store – exceptions include academic-priced computer software. “There is a finite number of used books in any market,” Pearce said, explaining how the bookstore tries to find used books before buying new copies. The bookstore acquires most of its used books from students through the textbook buyback program, through which the bookstore may pay students up to 50 percent of the new price of the book, Pearce said. “Intro” textbooks are generally more expensive for freshmen and sophomores taking introductory courses, Pearce said. These large volumes can be pricey, but if used over the course of the academic year, the per-quarter price is generally more agreeable. “We can’t stand how expensive some books are,” Pearce said. “It’s unfortunate – we understand why, but that doesn’t mean we accept it. We try to control as much as we can.”
Type “textbooks” into Google and you will receive a plethora of hits. On Amazon.com you can search by title, author and ISBN – which is the book’s serial number and can be used to pinpoint the exact volume or edition of the book you need – as well as sell back used textbooks.
| A student looks for his textbooks among the stacks at the University Bookstore.
Students taking courses that require non-textbook reading, such as novels, plays or poetry, may save money by buying from used bookstores in the U-District such as Half Price Books, Magus Books or Twice Sold Tales, or online at Amazon.com or Half.com. An alternative to buying is to rent textbooks, through businesses such as Chegg.com. Renting is beneficial financially, and environmentally; by renting and returning through Chegg.com, books are reused multiple times, and not only that – “Every time a book is rented a tree is planted, so you get a lot of bang out of one book,” said Maria Reiling, Chegg’s vice president of marketing. Also, professors may place textbooks on reserve at the UW libraries, but some are available only for a few hours at a time. For more information visit http://www.lib.washington.edu/ services/course/
| It can get pretty crowded at The University Bookstore.Make sure you get there early to purchase your books
Bookstores in the U-District:
Twice Sold Tales 4501 University Way N.E. 206-545-4226
University Bookstore 4326 University Way N.E. 206-634-3400
Magus Books 1408 N.E. 42nd St. 206-633-1800 Half Price Books 4709 Roosevelt Way N.E. 206-547-7859
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'JOEJOHBKPCEVSJOHDPMMFHF Opportunities at the UW and U-District simplify job search nless you came here on a scholarship, and usually even then, chances are youâ€™re going to end up needing a job sometime in your college career. With the rising costs of food, fuel and tuition, it may come sooner than some of you expect. More and more college students are working, according to an article in The New York Times (â€œFor Many College Students, a Job (or Two) to Pay Tuitionâ€?). In 2000, about 57 percent of full-time college students were working part time or full time compared with 49 percent in 1984, according to a 2001 study commissioned by Upromise, a company dedicated to helping students save money for college.
In 2000, about 57 percent of full-time college students were working part time or full time compared with 49 percent in 1984 But UW students are lucky â€“ the UW and the thriving U-District business community offer a plethora of job opportunities. With bartending, serving coffee, working retail, delivering pizzas and working at the student newspaper available, thereâ€™s no lack of jobs in the area. UW alumna Heidi Williams applied to be a barista for Housing and Food Services (HFS) during her sophomore year. â€œI just applied online and they interviewed me,â€? she said. â€œI
had heard that they have a fairly high acceptance rate, but they also have a high turnover rate.â€? Williams was nervous about balancing work with school, but she started slowly and eventually worked her way up to 20 hours per week, the maximum number of hours a student is allowed to work for HFS. She liked the job so much that she stayed with it for more than two years. â€œI earned a fair amount and had enough time to do school work and have a social life,â€? she said. â€œIn Seattle, almost everybody drinks coffee, it seems, and you meet a lot of people on campus. It really helped me be a little bit more outgoing. I used to be really bad at small talk.â€? Student jobs on campus range from work with HFS â€“ aside from being a barista, there are jobs as cashiers in the dining halls and front desk personnel in the dorms â€“ to working at the libraries, the student body government, the IMA, the school newspaper and tutoring. However, off-campus jobs can be just as varied. For the past two and half years, UW senior Josh Stagner has delivered sandwiches for Jimmy Johnâ€™s on the Ave. â€œItâ€™s a good job,â€? he said. He found no trouble finding the job either. â€œI just filled out an application,â€? he said. At Jimmy Johnâ€™s, like most places in the area, he said, the turnover rate is high, so the sandwich shop is always hiring. â€œOur screening process is pretty minimal,â€? he said. â€œItâ€™s always about timing. At Jimmy Johns weâ€™re always hiring [because] college students are always coming in and out of town, doing the crazy things college students do.â€? â€” Arla Shephard 1IPUP+PIO.D-FMMBO | ABOVE: Jigme Sherpa (left) and alumnus Gustav Gennrich throw pizza dough at 11 p.m. at Pizza Ragazzi. LEFT: Junior Sarah Staples wraps a sandwich as freshman Austin Matthiesen prepares another. Both Staples and Matthiesen were on late-night bicycle delivery shifts. BELOW: Senior Sean Knight takes a customerâ€™s order Monday night at the Starbucks on University Way.
8IFSFUPMPPLGPSDPMMFHFKPCT On Campus: ASUW: Check http://jobs.asuw.org/listing.php for job openings. UW Housing and Food Services: Fill out an application at hfs.washington.edu/about_hfs/seaweb/. The Daily: To write for the student newspaper contact firstname.lastname@example.org. For more on-campus part-time jobs visit www.washington.edu/ admin/hr/jobs/student_empl_links.html. The Ave and University Village: Most places on the Ave or in U-Village have a high turnover rate and are constantly looking for help. Apply to most businesses by dropping off your resume or by asking to speak to the manager.
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Beware of illegal downloads
For those who want to use P2P applications, the following tips, provided in the UW Student Guide, will not only keep your personal files secure, but also help you avoid legal woes:
To avoid accidentally leaking private information such as tax returns from your hard drive, create a separate folder that contains only the files you want to share.
How to avoid the costly pitfall of file-sharing Myth: Because you downloaded only a few songs using filesharing applications such as Kazaa or LimeWire, youâ€™re not going to get into legal trouble. The truth is, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) can, and will, pursue legal action for copyright infringement, as many University of Washington students have found out in recent months, said Todd Mildon, director of student academic data management at the UW registrar. According to the U.S. copyright law, uploading or downloading copyrighted material, will result in statutory damages of at least $750 per song. If taken to court, and the accused is found guilty for having knowingly taken copyrighted material, the infringer could pay up to $150,000. Even people who are no longer downloading illegal files, or arenâ€™t even aware that their computer contains peer-to-peer (P2P) software, can still be fined a minimum of $200 if the P2P program isnâ€™t properly installed or disabled. In such cases, the program continues to upload copyrighted files and even personal files, unbeknownst to the user. P2P programs work by connecting one computer to a network of other computers. It allows the users to share files without a file-hosting server. Rather than numerous download requests being sent to one server, P2P file sharing occurs
Buy an anti-spyware program
Some P2P programs install spyware to track the userâ€™s browsing history and then sell that information to advertisers. Install an antispyware program and scan your computer each time you start it.
directly between the file-holder and the downloader. Although primarily used for illegal downloading, there are legal uses for P2P software. It can be used to share files for educational and research purposes and to download free software such Linux, an alternative to the Windows operating system. It can also be a platform for independent artists to share their music or films with others. The easiest way to avoid legal trouble with the RIAA is to not download copyrighted material. For those who will continue to do so, know that the UW campus network is closely watched by the RIAA. If a student chooses to violate copyright laws while using the campus network, the student will likely be sent a â€œPreSettlement Letter.â€? Forwarded by the UW from the RIAA, the letter notifies students of alleged copyright infringement. The biggest mistake students make is to ignore these notifications, said Elizabeth Higgins, director of community standards and student conduct. To avoid a costly lawsuit, settle with the RIAA within the specified timeframe given. For the hardheaded downloader who chooses not to heed any of the above warnings, youâ€™re left with only one option: get yourself a good lawyer. â€” Sue Yang
Install an anti-virus program
Note its capabilities and settings for maximum security. Also, some file extensions are more prone than others to be viral carriers, so be wary of files with certain extensions such as .bin or .lnk when downloading. Close the P2P program â€“ not just the window â€“ when not in use. For further information pertaining to P2P file-sharing risks and resources visit the â€œComputer Usageâ€? section in the Student Guide at www.washington.edu/students/gencat/policy/p2pshare.html.
Computer Vet program: Offers free computer assistance to UW students who need help securing or cleaning their infected computers. Located at the Catalyst Computing Commons in the Odegaard Undergraduate Library and Mary Gates Hall. Catalyst also provides instructions on how to disable common P2P programs on your own.
Obtain legal advice. UW Student Legal Services are familiar with legal issues pertaining to the RIAA and offer a free 40-minute consultation. Located in the HUB at G-16.
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Top freshman classes Be sure to check out these courses FTJEFT NFFUJOH OFX QFPQMF TUPQQJOH CZ UIF *." BOE going to football games, you also have to take classes. So why not make the most of it by taking the best the UW has to offer? As a world-class institution, the UW has something to offer regardless of what grade youâ€™re in. Hereâ€™s a taste of the fun and the popular:
General Studies 391D:
Research Exposed is a special offering provided by the Undergraduate Academic Affairs office. This class allows students to learn about current research across different disciplines from guest lecturers who change each quarter. You can take it up to three times. At the end of each presentation thereâ€™s a chance for Q-and-A. Itâ€™s offered at lunchtime on Wednesdays and is open to the public. Credits: 1
General Chemistry is required for anyone who wants to go into math, science and engineering or the prehealth tracks â€“ except nursing, which requires a different series. However, if you didnâ€™t take high school chemistry itâ€™s recommended you try Chemistry 120 first. Though Chemistry is listed as five credits, with a three-hour lab it feels like two classes. Resources to succeed in the class include the teaching assistant (TA), the chemistry study center, your lab partner and CLUE study session. This class and its sequels are a gateway into other classes, such as college biology. Doing well here is important if you want to get into science research as an undergraduate because professors look at grades when you apply. Credits: 5
Introduction to Global Health is a class that anyone interested in health should consider enrolling in. Different professionals who have worked in the global health field present once a week for an hour and a half. This class is a great way to meet others interested in health, since it is open to all levels. You might even meet some graduate students. This class is a good starting point if you are interested in pursuing the global health track in international studies, applying to the global health minor or have a general interest in pursuing a health career. This class offers multidisciplinary perspectives on global health and has a sequel offered in the spring. Credits: 2
Intro to Drawing is a class taken mostly by freshmen. If you missed out in high school, hereâ€™s your chance. This class focuses on building basic drawing skills and developing understanding of primary drawing concepts. You also get to learn the grammar, or syntax, of two-dimensional language. It is a very popular class, though, so it may be hard to get into. It is required for admission to the Painting and Drawing major or can be used to fulfill the admissions requirement for the Interdisciplinary Visual Arts major in the School of Art. Credits: 5
1IPUPJMMVTUSBUJPOCZ5JN8JMMJT | In large freshman lecture classes you may use clickers a new technology system by Turning Technologies, LLC, a company that produces a response system integrated with Microsoft PowerPoint called â€œTurningPoint.â€? A recent decrease in the price of clicker technology has increased its prevalence in many of the UWâ€™s larger lecture classes.
Math 120/124: College pre-calculus/calculus â€“
depending on your placement exam score â€“ is another class youâ€™ll take if you plan on going into math, engineering, physics or chemistry. Most freshmen take it at the same time as general chemistry. In this course, like chemistry, itâ€™s vital to go to the quiz section and devote time to studying. Make the best use of office hours and the Math Study Center. Also, take it early on in college because math is better to do while the formulas are still slightly fresh in your memory. You donâ€™t want a bad grade in this class to prevent you from applying to a major. Credits: 5
Introductory Biology is a class for students who want to learn some biology but are not planning on being a science major. It explores basic biology principles and how they are applied through special topics, which change each quarter. This class focuses on giving you skills, such as data analysis, critical thinking and group project development and research, that you can use later in life. The course also has a lab which uses an experimental approach to class concepts. Most of the homework â€“ case studies that begin in lecture â€“ is group work. Credits: 5
The journey after the UW: Three Alumni share their stories GUFSBmFMEUSJQUPUIFBRVBSJVNJOGPVSUIHSBEF ZPV were certain you wanted to train dolphins when you grew up. That is, until you became an art junkie in high school and Mondrian, Rothko and Matisse were your best friends. However, once you graduated college and spent two months backpacking through Thailand, you realized you couldnâ€™t live by the books. For some alumni, what they study in school and what they end up doing couldnâ€™t be more different. Salil Jain graduated from the UW in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science in computer engineering. He is the founder and CEO of Good Society, a socially and ecologically conscious fashion label that presents a collection of fair trade, 100 percent organic denim. Good Society was featured in this Augustâ€™s edition of NYLON magazine and is sold at Urban Outfitters and many other domestic and international stores. After college, Jain was offered a position at Accenture, a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, but postponed it for three months to explore other options. During that time he worked for a real estate firm in Philadelphia and was hit with the idea of starting his own business. â€œI realized I couldnâ€™t work for another company, so I started
Good Society,â€? Jain said. Although computer engineering has little relevance to his business, Jain still thinks it is valuable. â€œFrom computer science, I learned logical thinking and analytical skills that are useful in the [fashion] industry,â€? Jain said. Recent alumna Britt Olson also landed her job after taking some time off. Olson was a classics major and is now the editor of DailyCandy in Seattle, a free daily e-mail newsletter and Web site with editions in 13 cities including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and London. The articles are aimed to be fun and witty and give readers the scoop on the latest fashion sales, beauty news and restaurant openings. â€œI thought I was going to go to grad school, but I wanted a break from the academic world and see how I felt about going back to school after that,â€? Olson said. She freelanced for a couple local publications and was then recommended for the position as the editor of DailyCandy. Olson may still return to graduate school and teach at a university level in the future, but thinks her major gives her a leg up in her current job. â€œ[Classics gave me] a very solid understanding of grammar,
culture and how to play with language,â€? she said. Other alumni, of course, major in subjects that coincide with their careers. Adrien Treuille received a Doctorate of Philosophy in computer science and engineering from the UW in 2008. During his time in graduate school, Treuille invented a technology called Draft Tracks, which allows ESPN viewers to see a special effects visualization of airflow behind each NASCAR racecar as it speeds around the track. Draft Tracks was nominated for the Sports Emmy Awards for ESPN this year. Treuille is now a professor of computer science at Carnegie Mellon University and is the youngest person in his department. â€œI certainly did not think that I was going to be a professor,â€? Treuille said. â€œI wanted to be a diplomat, but I got really unhappy studying it. I thought Iâ€™d try out [being a professor], and submitted my application and got the job.â€? For most alumni, the journey from what they learned academically to what they do for a living isnâ€™t formulaic. Like Jain, Olson and Treuille, study what you love regardless of relevancy and you may end up doing what you really enjoy. â€” Carolyn Yuen
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Living with roommates Tips for getting along
magine waking up to your alarm clock, its steady chirping slowly awaking you from a deep slumber. You hit the snooze a few more times, thinking nothing of it. Suddenly, a pillow hits your face violently from across the room. Meet your college roommate. One aspect of college life that many students get to experience is living with strangers in a new environment. Gone are the days when Mom would tell you that you were late for school. Instead, students experience firsthand how to live with other students as roommates or housemates. It is said that people never really know others until having lived with them. Although there is no single criterion that people must meet to become good roommates, there are strategies that can prevent going through what sophomore Julianna Tesfu experienced in Lander Hall during her freshman year. “Right when I first walked in I knew that my roommate was not going to like me,” Tesfu said. Tesfu felt as if she were abiding by a roommate who preferred
living alone in a quiet room. Her roommate was upfront about her concerns about the television being on too loud and her dislike for Tesfu’s visits from friends. Meanwhile, Tesfu kept the remorse she felt to herself. With the potential for so much tension in so little space, it is important to set guidelines about how to successfully live in peace with roommates. First, be honest. Be upfront about your feelings, but do so in a respectful manner. “If it bothered you even a little bit the first time, you should let your roommate know before it irritates you to the point where you get mad,” said Sabrina Fields, a senior at the UW who is entering her second year as an RA. Be courteous and mindful of other people’s feelings. Just because someone is laid back doesn’t mean it is OK to leave dirty dishes lying in the sink for weeks or play music at 3 a.m. on weekdays. This would have been good advice for Tesfu before the tension began to build between her and her roommate.
“I had to watch what I said in front of my roommate because I did not want to offend her,” Tesfu said. It only takes little daily annoyances to accumulate and become a larger problem when living with others. If nothing is said, that small annoyance can evolve into intolerance. Tesfu felt that all she could do was endure her poor living situation, but there is a solution. “Make sure that you talk to your roommate,” Fields said. “You and your roommate don’t have to be best friends and tell each other everything, but remember that you are sharing a space and you should be respectful and considerate of the other person and their needs – within reason.” Communication is a healthy way to alleviate frustrations and tension in small living environments. Remember to express expectations to roommates and always ask for feedback. Be openminded towards other people – you may be surprised to find what you can learn from living with a complete stranger. — Kiddy Emmanuel and Vicky Yan
| Alpha Chi Omega roommates Laura Cook(left) and Sarah Barkley pose in one of the sorority’s upstairs rooms. Cook and Barkley have been roommates for six months.
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Room decorating 101
What to bring and what to buy for your new room
hen you go off to college, shared space and a communal bathroom replace the luxury of having your own kitchen and bathroom. Your mom isn’t going to clean your room, so it’s up to you to get and stay organized.Before leaving home, be sure to pack the basics: UÊ UÊ UÊ UÊ UÊ
Pillow and bed sheets Alarm clock Personal hygiene items (toothbrush, toothpaste, etc.) Shower caddy and flip-flops Laundry basket and detergent
When moving into your home away from home, be sure to purchase a microwave and mini-refrigerator if your new abode doesn’t provide one. They’ll become your new best friend once midterms begin. For relaxation and entertainment, buy a television to watch movies and TV shows on. As you’re moving in, make sure the electrical outlets are in working order and note prior damages before you settle in. In order to transform your new room into a comfortable living space, you’ll want to add a personal touch. Some students choose to decorate according to their favorite color or a central theme. “I decided to choose a Paris-type theme because I loved the idea of the Eiffel Tower being lit up at night,” said senior Melissa Louis. “If you decorate your room that way you can still have the feeling that you’re somewhere else in the world, even though you’re in Seattle.” During college, many students make it a priority to save money. When it comes to decorating your room, a little bit of money can go a long way. Instead of buying a new rug or lamp, bring the ones you have at home. Find items you can reuse and recycle. Squares of corkboard are a very inexpensive way to post notes and pictures or show off reflective displays. Be creative with your furniture; a mini-fridge can double as a nightstand, while colorful lanterns add a more decorative touch as well as illuminate the room. “The more lively colors you have, the better atmosphere you have in your room,” said junior Mare Unite. Aside from bringing furniture from home, Craigslist and eBay are other options for finding slightly used items. “Facebook’s Marketplace is a really inexpensive way to furnish a new room,” said Washington State University junior, Kayley Kim. “You can search for items that are for sale, and I was able to get a nice desk for free because the owner needed to get rid of it before she left to study abroad.” If you prefer new furniture, Bed Bath & Beyond, IKEA and Target almost always have sales, and a good amount of their
| Jeff Penney, Owner of Seattle Trading Post,organizes merchandise to price and stock later.
products are geared toward college students. When shopping, it’s smart to keep in mind that space will be limited while living with another person. Contact your roommate to coordinate on which items each of you will bring. Space-saving items, such as an over-the-door shoe rack or a hanging closet organizer for your shirts, give you more space to move around and store your belongings. After selecting your furniture, a few final touches will make your home complete. Posters of your favorite musical artist, decals and pictures of friends and family are easy personal touches. Matching drapery on the windows is a decorative touch and adds some privacy. Magazines and catalogues also serve as decoration material and an inspiration to other students. The catalogues from Urban Outfitters have really cool wordless ads, Unite said. After cutting the ads out, she places them on her
| Freshman Nikki Brewer decorated her Lander dorm room with posters, photographs and small knick knacks.
wall as a border and adds a quote using letters cutout from old magazines. Decorating your new surroundings should be inexpensive and easy. A little color and creativity can transform your room into your mini personal residence. —Nicole Ciridon
Bill Speidel’s Underground Tour Address: 608 1st Ave. Phone: 206-682-4646 Tickets: Cash only $15 adults (18-59 years) $12 seniors (60+ years) $12 students (13-17 years
or with valid college ID) $7 children (7-12 years) For the full underground tour schedule visit http://undergroundtour.com.
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'JWFXBZTUPmOEGSJFOETBUUIF68 Learn to be a social butterfly he friends you make in the next four years will stay up impossibly late with you, discover the city with you, help you through hard times, celebrate your triumphs and pepper the stories you tell your grandkids about your college days. For many students, one of the scariest things about entering college is the loss of a well-established support system. Yet with such a large peer group (around 40,000 fellow students), there are plenty of ways to meet people with common interests and attitudes, as well as some who are wonderfully different. In no particular order, here are five ways to fill your college years with friends: â€” +FOOJGFS$VTIJOH
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Be a joiner
Join clubs or other organizations. Make sure itâ€™s something that suits you, but there is something for everyone: clubs about sports or hobbies, ethnic or cultural organizations, political clubs, religious groups, the Greek community, honor societies â€“ you name it. Being part of a group is a tried and true way to make friends.
$PNCJOFXPSL and play
Get an on-campus or U-District job and build camaraderie with other students while also making some money.
%POUCFBGSBJE of strangers
Start conversations with people you donâ€™t know â€“ when the time is right â€“ and remember that making friends sometimes involves a little bit of risk. Even if youâ€™re not normally outgoing, try opening up to strangers to see what itâ€™s like. How about the girl who always takes your bus route? Or the guy sitting next to you in your FIG? Most people enjoy talking about themselves. Alternatively, start a conversation about the Marinersâ€™ march to the playoffs.
Meet your friendsâ€™ friends
Plan group activities, like playing Frisbee on the HUB lawn, canoeing at the Waterfront Activities Center, going to a concert or hosting a board game night. There is plenty to explore in Seattle, so take excursions and invite people who donâ€™t know each other.
1IPUPCZ+PIO.D-FMMBO | Joining a club sport is a great way to make new friends. Senior Kayla Wilson takes a shot during a game this summer. Her team Second to Last was one of many in the summer co-rec soccer league.
Take classes that excite or inspire you
You will automatically meet people with common interests. Have study sessions over coffee to get to know each other. Also try taking nonacademic classes, like sports and fitness at the IMA or Experimental College classes, to make friends outside the pressure of school.
'JMFQIPUPCZ4DPUU#SBVFS | Classes at the Experimental College are smaller than regular UW classes, making it easier to meet new people. Junior Courtney Moy keeps the molten glass malleable in a glass blowing class. Kristen Boracha, a Lake Washington High School senior also enrolled in the glassblowing glass, looks on as Moy begins work with the glass.
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Staying healthy at the UW Health care resources for students hile attending college, students have more than just grades to worry about, but health shouldn’t be a major concern. Students at the UW have access to many health care resources within walking distance of campus. — Nicole Ciridon
Ranked 10th among America’s Best Hospitals for 2008 according to U.S. News and World Report, the University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC) is a useful resource for more-serious health concerns. The UWMC specializes in numerous surgical and radiological procedures. The UWMC also treats sleep disorders, infectious diseases and allergies and diagnoses cancer. Several specialty centers also focus on eye care, family and women’s health, sports medicine and rehabilitation. Although the UWMC is a more expensive option, they accept most insurance plans, including the UW Student and Graduate Student plans. The UWMC has other locations on Roosevelt Way Northeast, which also offer primary and specialty care services, such as pediatric and diabetes care and cosmetic and refractive surgery. Located in the U-District, the Roosevelt clinics are another close resource for students and are easily accessible by walking or riding the bus. An often underutilized resource, Hall Health Primary Care Center provides health and medical care to the UW community on campus. Many services are free or available at a low cost to
registered UW students. Patients can go for immunizations, check-ups, counseling and treatment of illness or injury. Many of Hall Health’s patients are students and 70 to 80 percent are seen on the same day they contact the center. “Hall Health specializes in the care of college students,” said Dr. David C. Dugdale, Hall Health director. “We have a lot of knowledge on students and the pressure they feel.” Hall Health also has an outpatient pharmacy that caters to students and the general public. Nearby pharmacies include Walgreens on Northeast 50th Street and Bartell Drugs in University Village. Unlike Hall Health, these pharmacies are open during the weekend. Bartell Drugs also offers flu shots, emergency contraception and cholesterol and blood glucose testing.
Take control of your sex life. Planned Parenthood offers free condoms, exams, testing, information on STIs and family planning. HIV/AIDS and pregnancy counseling are also available. If patients qualify for the Take Charge program, birth control, exams and testing are free of charge. The clinics convenient walk-in times allow people to work around their own schedules. No appointments are necessary for emergency contraception, pregnancy and STI tests. Patients with Washington state’s Healthy Options Medical Plan can make an appointment without calling their primary doctor first. All medical information is kept confidential.
Hall Health Primary Care Center Location On Stevens Way between Padelford Hall and the University of Washington Club. Hours of Operation Monday, Wednesday: Friday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Tuesday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Closed weekends and holidays Pharmacy Monday – Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Important Numbers General information: 206-685-1011 Appointments and registration: 206-616-2495 Nurse consulting (urgent concerns): 206-221-2517 Pharmacy: 206-685-1021 Payment Each registered UW student who pays the quarterly Services and Activities Fee along with their tuition receives these services at no cost: One office visit each quarter for injury or illness — excludes annual women’s exams and routine physicals Reproductive health counseling Smoking cessation assistance Blood pressure screening and consultation
University of Washington Medical Center Location 1959 N.E. Pacific Hours of Operation Most hospital clinics are open weekdays from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. and are closed during weekends and holidays. Important Numbers Hospital switchboard: 206-598-3300 Emergency medicine (ER): 206-598-4000 Patient relations (feedback or concerns): 206-598-8382 Admitting: 206-598-4310 Payment Accepts UW Student Accident and Insurance Plan, medical coupons and general insurance.
University of Washington Medical Center-Roosevelt Location 4225 and 4245 Roosevelt Way N.E. Hours of Operation Varies by individual clinic Important Numbers Varies by individual clinic Payment Accepts UW Student Accident and Insurance Plan, medical coupons and general insurance.
Planned Parenthood Location 4500 9th Ave N.E. #324 File photo | A student receives a measles shot in Hall Health for a dental class. The Hall Health Primary Care Center is the campus health center for UW students and staff. Hall Health provides first-year UW students with free measles shots and clearance so they can register for classes.
Hours of Operation Monday: 10:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Tuesday: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. Wednesday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Saturday: 9 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Important Numbers 1-800-769-0045
Accepts cash, checks, VISA and MasterCard. Patients may also create a Plan Now, Pay Later account in which case money is automatically deducted from your credit or debit card. They also work with individual insurance companies, and Public Assistance Medial Coupons are also accepted.
Dental Care Taking care of your body in college is essential to staying healthy and fit. Seeing a dentist regularly keeps your teeth looking good and saves you from costly dentistry procedures. Hall Health recommends three local dentists who honor both student and employee insurance. Ernest Barrett, DDS 1107 N.E. 45th St. #220 206-632-9400 James Swanson, DDS 4115 University Way N.E. #117 206-633-1048
Informative pamphlets on sexual health are available at Planned Parenthood, located at 45th and 9th.
Solhaug & Wallace, DDS 3221 Eastlake Ave. E. #130 206-685-8258
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Reputations Are Earned.
We’re Proud of Ours.
PI KAPPA ALPHA AT UW NAMED ONE OF NATION’S TOP FRATERNITY CHAPTERS FOR FIFTH TIME Intramural Champions for 12th Consecutive Year Award-Winning New Member Education Program UW Homecoming King Andrew Shubin Interfraternity Council Executive Officer for 4th Consecutive Year Annual Whistler, Seaside, Chelan and Vancouver Trips
Congratulations on winning your 5th Robert Adger Smythe Award. Your Alumni Association is proud of you.
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Shopping on the Ave Trendy fashions are just a walk away -PDBMMZPXOFECPVUJRVFT Moksha 4542 University Way N.E. Seattle WA 206-632-1190 For Men and Women Price Range: $18 - $80 If youâ€™re looking for fresh and unique street wear at an affordable price, Moksha is the name to know. Since this family-owned boutique has never paid for advertising, itâ€™s the U-Districtâ€™s best-kept secret. It has served as a launching pad for local artists and designers for the past five years. In the spirit of supporting small businesses, Moksha only carries clothing lines from designers that canâ€™t be found in larger chain stores. This creates some breaking ground for new designers and also helps shoppers find unique pieces that may not be attainable elsewhere. The store also supports local artists with bi-monthly art shows, which often feature disc jockeys, dancers and performers. So for those who are looking for the next up-and-coming trend, Moksha is the place to go. To hear about upcoming events visit the storeâ€™s Myspace at myspace.com/mokshaontheave. Turquoise Boutique 4730 University Ave. N.E. Suite 101 206-523-3637 For Women Price Range: $20 - $50 Gretchen Freeman wanted to create an affordable place for college girls to shop for the latest fashion. She succeeded with Turquoise Boutique. At Turquoise Boutique, shoppers can find girly and trendy looks at a low price. However, this boutique isnâ€™t anything like your average Wal-Mart or Target. Unlike most affordable clothing stores, Turquoise doesnâ€™t carry just anything. Freeman selects each piece carefully and according to current styles and trends, while also keeping in mind what works for the average girl. Feedback from customers is taken into account so that the store can tailor to the wants and needs of its shoppers. To give feedback and find out about featured items or upcoming events, find the storeâ€™s fan page on Facebook.com. To shop for Turquoise Boutique merchandise online visit turquoiseboutique.com.
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| Sophomore Aara Saldana, left, and friend Stephen Mitchell try on hats at Red Light, a vintage clothes store on the Ave and 47th St.
Used clothing stores Red Light 4560 University Way N.E. 206.545.4044 Price Range: $18 - $24, collectable items can reach $200 For Men and Women Red Light is the best place to find a Halloween costume in the U-District, however, the store is good for more than just that. Being Seattle’s largest vintage clothing store, Red Light carries collectable vintage clothes from the ‘70s and before, with select pieces from the ‘80s. For those looking to sell old clothes, a buyer can be found at the counter from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Each customer has a two-bag or one-large-bag limit on the amount of clothes they can bring in at one time. Red Light also carries some new clothes at the front of the store. The newer selection is more contemporary and follows the latest fashions, but Red Light has a wider selection of used clothing and accessories. Find out more about the store at redlightvintage.com.
Chain stores American Apparel 4345 University Way N.E. 206-547-0399 Price Range: $12 - $74 For Men and Women For those who are wary of where their clothes come from, all worries subside while shopping at American Apparel. Clothing manufacturing isn’t the most politically correct business, however, American Apparel offers an alternative choice for shoppers who are looking for both morality and style. The company prides itself on being sweatshop free, with every piece of clothing made in downtown Los Angeles at $12 per hour – higher in some cases. American Apparel also feels strongly about immigration issues. Therefore, with the purchase of a Legalize LA T-shirt, 100 percent of the net proceeds are donated to Los Angeles-based immigration rights groups. Despite their political standing, American Apparel has clothes for every occasion, everyone and their little dogs, too. For environmentalists, sustainable editions of popular items made with organic cotton can be found in-store or online. For more information on the company or to shop online visit americanapparel.net.
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$IBJOCPVUJRVFT Aprie 4514 University Way N.E. 206-547-6800 Price Range: $22.95 - $110 For Women With a selection ranging from cheaply priced basics to designer clothing, Aprie is a store that has something for everybody. The store likes to keep things fashion forward by including clothing that is more contemporary than trendy. It also sets itself apart from bigger stores, such as Urban Outfitters or Nordstrom, by finding new and different brands to carry. Aprie is one of the few stores on the Ave that offers a 10 percent student discount year-round on any full price item in the store. Look for their back-to-school sale this fall, and also look for them in the next Student Survival Guide for more discounts. To view photos of new stuff or to give feedback to the store visit Aprie.com. Pitaya 4520 University Way N.E. 206-548-1001 Price Range: $10- $60 For Women Whether looking for clothes for a job interview or a dress for a nightclub, shoppers can find both at Pitaya. The store is known for carrying everything and organizes it neatly by style and color. While Pitaya carries every type of clothing and accessory, they try to keep it trendy and fashionable. All of the pieces are priced around college students’ budgets and this privately-owned store has been rather successful at keeping the prices down. Although Pitaya only carries women’s clothing, manager Sarann Uy says that there’s always the occasional male that shops there as well. Shop at Pitaya’s online store at pitayaonline.com.
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BEVERLY HILLS EGG DONATION seeking women between the ages of 21-29 to provide the miracle of life to a couple struggling with infertility. Our program includes comprehensive screening, education, travel and cycle management - all provided with the highest levels of professionalism, confidentiality, empathy, and support. All ethnicities are accepted and encouraged. Donor fees begin at $6500. Please call (310)601-3132 or apply online now at: www.bhed.com.
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****NOTICE****: WORK-STUDY positions are only available for students who have received the work-study award of eligibility from the UW Financial Aid department. For more information, contact the Financial Aid office at: (206)543-6101. DIGITAL LEARNING COMMONS. Just off-campus leading edge nonprofit educational organizations needs admin assistant with excellent customer service and computer skills. $12/hour. Must have workstudy award. Call Irene Namkung at (206)616-9940. PART-TIME WORK-study position. School of Social Work, Media Services Lab Technician. Delivery, set up and take down, record, edit AV equipment and media. Computer support/troubleshooting, training in photography/arts a plus. 10-15 hours per week. $12-15/hour DOE. Must have Work-Study Job Referral Form. To see a detailed job description on workstudy website, see Work-study Job #11SOCW15. E-mail resume and work schedule to email@example.com U-DISTRICT HOMELESS shelter seeks overnight supervisors. $10-$12 per hour. Must be work-study eligible. Great opportunity for frontline experience in innovative program. (206)632-1635 firstname.lastname@example.org. WORK-STUDY POSITION on campus: Office Assistant, 10-19 hours/week. $10-$12/hour. Duties: assist with seminar and meeting preparation, filing, career services program, inventory control, surplus equipment, data entry, answer phone and run campus errands. Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds. Proficient in use of PC (MS Word and Excel programs). Send cover letter and resume to: email@example.com. Contact only if work-study eligible by UW Work-Study Office. Starts Fall 2008. WORK-STUDY POSITIONS available in the Human Subjects Division 2008-2009 academic year, $10-11/hour, 8-12 hours/week (Monday-Friday). Office is located on 16th and 17th floors, UW Tower. Tasks include mail, filing, scanning, photocopying, data entry, occasional reception. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. WORK-STUDY STUDENT assistant: Web Development/Desktop Specialist. 10-15 hours/week, $14-16.50/ hour. Duties: Develop and maintain a UW academic department web site. Develop graphics and take photos for web site. Required: Experience in developing and maintaining a web site, experience in using photoshop and Dreamweaver. Excellent oral and writing skills. Send cover letter and resume to email@example.com. Contact only if work-study eligible by UW work-study office.
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Arena Sports and the Lil’ Kickers program is looking for energetic, responsible, outgoing and mature people to join our team. We are hiring coaches for our nationally renowned child development classes and camps as well as referees for indoor soccer games and customer service representatives. We have three different locations to work from! Magnuson Park (7727 63rd Avenue NE, Seattle, 98115). Contact Russ Carder: (206)985-8990, firstname.lastname@example.org SODO District (4636 East Marginal Way, Seattle, 98134). Contact Bryan Graff: (206)762-8606, email@example.com Redmond (9040 Willows Road NE, Redmond, 98052). Contact Daniel Tuesta: (425)885-4881, firstname.lastname@example.org BLONDE EGG DONOR Needed. Appointments Seattle/Eastside/Southend. Couple hoping to preserve their ethnic heritage is seeking a healthy 20 3/4 - 29 year old woman to be their egg donor. Best match to recipient: 5’5” - 5’11” (weight proportionate), light to medium blonde, blue or green eyes, fair skin. Extra great match - Marketing/Business major, no animal allergies, outdoor sports enthusiast. $4,500 compensation. Confidential. (206)2854855, email@example.com. BROWN EYED EGG Donor Needed. Appointments available: Seattle, Eastside, South End. Special donor needed for couple. Seeking a healthy, college educated woman, 20 3/4 - 29. The best match would be 5’4” - 5’10”, small-medium build, brown eyes, dark blonde/brown hair, Caucasian or Hispanic, weight proportionate. Extra great match: athletic, math, or science oriented. $4,500 plus compensation. (206)285-4855, firstname.lastname@example.org for more info. Fully confidential. All appointments at well respected LOCAL clinic. No out of state travel. CAMBODIAN OR Donor Needed.
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Âť A43 Help Wanted 410 COMPANION WANTED FOR fifteen year old boy having a remarkable ongoing recovery from 2005 pedestrian versus car crash. Individual will take initiative in finding activities that are interesting and enriching i.e. sports, art, and music. Has sense of fun (good sense of humor). Be calm and relaxed with ability â€œto roll with the punches.â€? Be willing to read up and learn about traumatic brain injury. Car and references required. Start immediately. $15 per hour. See Dominickâ€™s website for introduction. http://www.caringbridge.org/visit/dominickmaydouglass If interested call Alice Hooper at (206)412-6284 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org to set up an interview. We require a background check, driving record and urine analysis to ensure the safety of Dominick. COMPUTER SUPPORT: SCHOOL of Oceanography seeks UW student. Experience troubleshooting hardware and software in PC/ Mac/ Linux environment and good people skills. Flexible up to 19.5 hours/ week during quarters, more during breaks/ summer. $11.50/ hour plus DOE. E-mail (text only) resume/ cover letter to: email@example.com.
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EDUCATION, CHILD DEVELOPMENT, Psychology and Sociology Majors!!! Multiple Before/ After School Counselors wanted for Child Care Programs found in Community Centers located in Ravenna, UDistrict, Capitol Hill, North S e a t t l e , West Seattle and the Magnolia/ Queen Anne area. Monday-Friday, 3-6PM, $9-11 per hour, begins ASAP. Please contact Christian at (206)615-1896, or e-mail your resume to email@example.com
EXCELLENT OPPORTUNITY FOR an energetic person to work in a fast paced Occupational Therary/ Physical Therapy department as a REHAB TECH. Prior experience not necessary; will train. Excellent customer service skills, good work ethic and dedication are necessary. Computer and organizational skills required. Part-time and full-time positions available with flexible schedules in Seattle, Bellevue, and Snohomish. Occassional weekend days. Please send resumes to: firstname.lastname@example.org or call Laura at (866)228-0884.
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HUSKY TICKET OFFICE - ATHLETIC EVENT TICKET SALES: Includes working football games and other events throughout year. Call Donna: (206)616-3283.
KIDS CLUB, UNIVERSITY Village is looking for part-time sales associates through the holidays. Flexible hours and a great discount! Retail experience is a plus! (206)524-2553, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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