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June 7th, 2018 - 8:22 am § in The Ave Scene

50 Years Since Robert’s Assassination

Ed Murray, Mayor of Seattle This is the anniversary of Robert F. Kennedy’s death on June 6, 1968. While as a 6th grader I was caught up in my parents’ admiration of him, as an adult it was his capacity to grow as a politician that I had hoped to emulate.[...]

June 2nd, 2018 - 9:19 pm § in Hypocrisy, The Ave Scene, UW

UW: Students vs Faculty

6/2/2018 Response by student: Dear faculty colleagues, I appreciate the willingness of Dr. Reddy to voice concerns with the potential strike and to advocate for the rights of undergraduate students. Despite the fact that a strike is now much less certain, I would like to offer a clarifying response.[...]

May 23rd, 2018 - 10:41 pm § in Donald Trump, Repugnants, The Ave Scene

GOP Candidate for Senate Blows Bad Breath at Senator Cantwell

Susan Hutchison’s absurd bashing of Maria Cantwell shows how Trumplike she’s become Nine years ago, when Susan Hutchison was running for King County Executive, she did her best to portray herself as a reasonable Republican capable of governing Washington’s largest jurisdiction. Notably, the fo[...]

May 22nd, 2018 - 9:24 am § in The Ave Scene

Police Block Free Speech When GOP Brings Guns to UW Campus

   Yesterday, GOP Senate candidate Joey Gibson was detained at the University of Washington after he and his supporters brought guns to the campus that doesn’t allow guns.   Video of the incident shows Gibson and his comrades lying on the ground while campus police search their weapons [...]

May 16th, 2018 - 1:31 am § in The Ave Scene

AMAZON: The history

For sale! You can buy the very first sketches of the Amazonian warrior princess who battled on the side of good before Jeff Bezos brought her talents to an industrial edge. The sketches made in 1941, predating even Mr, Bezos’ birth, came from the estate of comic book illustrator H.G. Peter. Wo[...]

May 8th, 2018 - 9:07 am § in The Ave Scene

Eat in Seattle

Seattle chef Edouardo Jordan wins big at the 2018 James Beard awards, bringing home two prizes It’s a two-fer for a Seattle star chef and his staff, winning Best New Restaurant in the country and Best Chef: Northwest. Jordan thanked his staff and family before dedicating the award to his four-[...]

May 7th, 2018 - 12:17 am § in America, The Ave Scene

STAR WARS, THE NEW HOPE

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May 2nd, 2018 - 12:53 pm § in Hypocrisy, Repugnants, The Ave Scene

Bezos vs Seattle: Amazon fights back

 Amazon has paused construction planning on a new downtown Seattle tower as the City Council considers a new tax on large employers  The action is a bold political move of the kind Amazon has rarely made in Seattle and could lend weight to a big-business backlash against the proposed tax.  A maj[...]

April 22nd, 2018 - 12:54 pm § in Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene, UW

What is “shared governance?”

Professor: A disturbing story about the influence of the Koch network in higher education This WAPO story is a warning message to all state universities. including our own.   The Administration at Arizona Stare University, our sister campus in the PAC 12, has created a “Freedom Center” [...]

April 15th, 2018 - 12:21 pm § in Politics, The Ave Scene, UW

McMorris Rogers May Fall

  Cougar pride is fungible in the voting booth! The Elway poll l  of Washington’s 5th Congressional District suggests that longtime Republican incumbent Cathy McMorris Rodgers could lose to her very popular Democratic opponent, Lisa Brown. In a District usually seen as overwhelmingly Republican,[...]