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Posts Tagged ‘Huskies’

March 1st, 2016 - 9:44 am § in Misc., UW

What an email dump reveals about the selection of the UW President.

SEATTLE Times: emails suggest UW regents decided on new president days before public vote abstracted from piece by Lewis Kamb:  A Public Records Request of emails by the Seattle Times shows the chairman of the University of Washington’s Board of Regents discussing the choi[...]

February 3rd, 2016 - 1:13 am § in Misc.

Yeh .. a college degree in sports!

Why Not a College Degree in Sports? Colleges should award degrees in athletics, just as they do in music, dance and theater. Share NYTIMES.COM|BY ROGER PIELKE JR.[...]

November 2nd, 2015 - 4:48 am § in America, UW

Commentary by SMS: Debating People of Color

 How we use words like “diversity” and “people of color.” The argument for categorizing people as  “people of color” is facile, an argument based on  a poltical game of numbers.  I suppose there is a political benefit of lumping the issues of immigrants from L[...]

May 20th, 2015 - 3:34 am § in Misc., UW

University of Alabama Outbids Top Ivy Schools to Recruit Black ACADEMIC Student!

THIS IS A MAN BITES DOG STORY: A couple of days ago, THE-Ave wrote about how the University of Alabama has decided to balance its effort at recruiting top student athletes by showing it can recruiting top students!  Now Ronald Nelson, a Black student from Tennessee,   turned down every Ivy League[...]

February 10th, 2015 - 11:31 am § in America, Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene

Losing the UW, Losing a President

  Higher-ed spending in Texas lured UW’s president With a stable endowment from oil revenues and a new governor who talks of lifting the state’s public universities into the top tier, Texas proved a powerful draw for University of Washington President Michael Young. By Katherine LongSeattle[...]

February 4th, 2015 - 11:12 am § in Hypocrisy, Schools & Colleges

Michael Young to Lead Action Against the Seahawks

Did Michael Young Leave the UW Because of the 12? Michael Young was a prominent Republican attorney long before he came to the UW as President.  Now, this eminent attorney and the new President of Texas A&M is preparing for legal action against the Seattle Seahawks when the  Seahawks’ r[...]

January 10th, 2015 - 4:30 am § in Uncategorized

Humor: Mathematical Analysis of Football

From: The Florida-Times-Union Why can’t football be a college major? It always seemed disingenuous to me to make standout college athletes declare some major they’ll likely never practice in reality. The truth is, the top players in college football are recruited because they can play football. [...]

November 23rd, 2014 - 11:10 am § in The Ave Scene

Can The UW Huskies Compete With The Harvard Johns?

As the UW football season winds down to an anti-climatic try at a minor bowl game, this may be a good time to compare our program with the program at Harvard. Going into the Yale game, Harvard is dominating the Ivies. One win away from an undefeated season and the Ivy League championship the Crimson[...]

October 28th, 2014 - 12:08 pm § in America, Hypocrisy, Jefferson, Schools & Colleges

About Anthony Washington

Last Fall, THE Ave ran a post by a UW Husky, a student athlete whose career in Basketball failed.   Now Anthony writes about trying to live on the wage he is paid as a UW cook. Anthony Washington was once described as the next big thing for Husky Basketball.  With great PR in the Seattle media, [...]

October 13th, 2014 - 10:46 am § in Misc.

The NFL’s Problems Begin in Academia: The view from FSU

A month ago, the UW Athletic Department gave its quarterback, Cyler Miles from Denver, a pass … punishing him with a one game suspension after he admitted participating in an assault on two fans of the Seahawks.  How this man did not even get charged with a misdemeanor by the Seattle Police [...]