Posts Tagged ‘Huskies’

October 28th, 2014 - 12:08 pm § in America, Hypocrisy, 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 [...]

October 12th, 2014 - 11:36 am § in The Ave Scene


Did you enjoy the marvelous .. maybe miraculous victory .. of the UW Huskies over the UC Bears?  31 to 7!!!!     At the same time you might think about the student athletes who played this game for you.  According to NJ Senator Corey Booker, high level collegiate athletes work for their teams 70[...]

October 7th, 2014 - 8:40 am § in Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene

The UW vs the WSU: a view from Pullman

Linda Chalker Scott: Associate Professor and Extension Urban Horticulturist What’s the most disappointing about WSU’s pursuit of a medical school is that at the same time it continues to diminish its statewide presence in Extension. Over the last several years WSU has cut county funding to Exten[...]

October 5th, 2014 - 12:00 pm § in Schools & Colleges

War of Washington’s Medical School(s): WSU will be divorced from WWAMI .

The University of Washington and Washington State University declare war. After WSU decided two weeks ago to launch its own medical school, UW and  WSU have announced that WSU will be divorced from the WWAMI program. This is a disaster for Washington state students who want to attend medical schoo[...]

September 21st, 2014 - 12:54 pm § in America, Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene

Is The Nobel Next for Mary Claire King?

Do you know what  happens at midnight on Oct 5? That is the time (9AM in Stockholm) when the Nobel Committee will announce the 2014 awards for Medicine. More than one person in Seattle will be waiting for the phone call but the candidate I am most excited about is Mary Claire King of the […][...]

September 17th, 2014 - 12:06 am § in America, Hypocrisy, Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene

Does the UW Offer Too Few Sports Opportunites for Huskies?

We hear a lot about the income from the UWs pre-professional sports being used to pay for less valuable varsity activities.  I happened to look at the Harvard Gazette tonight.  Odd but it seems that Harvard’s AD, with far less income than the Huskies, supports a lot more sports than we have.[...]

September 4th, 2014 - 9:32 am § in Misc.

Cyler Miles, the Huskies’ star quarterback, will return to the team after a one game suspension after admitting to participating in two assaults on Seahawks fans.

  THE FACTS? Miles returns to the team after publicly apologizing for participating in assault of a Seahawks fan after last year’s Superbowl.   His team mate, UW receiver Damore’ea Stringfellow, a freshman, was charged for the assault and for an earlier assault on a female Seahawks f[...]

May 21st, 2014 - 5:06 pm § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: Unions Organize “Student” Athletes

Public Worker Union in NC to Allow Student Athletes to Join as State Employees Two months after a federal labor official ruled that football players at Northwestern could create the nation’s first union of college athletes, a North Carolina union for public workers will allow scholarship stude[...]

April 29th, 2014 - 1:40 pm § in Uncategorized

Daddy Warbucks and Racism

HomeClippers Owner Donald Sterling to Girl Friend — Don’t Bring Black People to My Games … Including Magic Johnson Read more: Funny we hear so much about rednecks.  [...]