Archive for February 10th, 2011

February 10th, 2011 - 6:28 pm § in Misc.

UW Senate Blog

Link here to Senate Blog.  Because the UW Senate Blog is published behind the UW firewall, those Ave readers can not directly access this public record. As a service to the wider community, we will periodically, repost the blog here on the Ave. UW faculty, students and staff should be able to acces[...]

February 10th, 2011 - 10:12 am § in Schools & Colleges

Faculty Strike with Students at University of Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Puerto Rican Association of University Professors is staging a 24-hour strike in support of students who have clashed with police during protests over a new fee.[...]

February 10th, 2011 - 8:19 am § in Uncategorized

MAP II: Republicans Update Target Map

Seattle’s conservative blog updates the infamous “target map.” Click the map to see it in full scale or click here to see the entry at Sound Politics. The frightening part of this is that the author is not an anonymous troll.  He feels confidant enough of this sort of thing to pos[...]

February 10th, 2011 - 6:25 am § in Misc.

Need for workers, emancipates women during war

EMANCIPATION OF WOMEN Your browser does not support iframes.[...]

February 10th, 2011 - 5:12 am § in America

Map I: First USA Map, Sold!

First map of the original states. Created right after the Treaty of Paris, which marked the formal end of the American Revolutionary War, the Buell map shows the 13 new states and territory  east of the Mississippi River. Virginia extends from the Chesapeake Bay to the Ohio River. The map was given[...]

February 10th, 2011 - 12:36 am § in Politics

Thanks to government we have …

Don Smith, Ave Contributor Conservatives love to hate government. But thanks to government, we have police, the courts, contract law, potable water, the Internet, seat belts, childhood immunization, and so many other public and private goods. I’m collecting reasons to be thankful for governmen[...]