Posts Tagged ‘UW racism’

May 8th, 2017 - 12:17 am § in The Ave Scene, UW

Of the UW, Hype, Racism and Fundraising

Describing another much welcome gift from Paul Allen, the University of Washington School of Engineering ‘s latest “Trend” newsletter describes it benefactor : “[Paul] Allen has a longstanding connection to and affinity for UW CSE [Computer Science and Engineering]. As a stud[...]

April 15th, 2016 - 8:46 am § in Misc.


  The last two weeks at the UW have been filled with discussion about racism on the UW campus.  The distress expressed by minority students is well deserved and they are correct that the usual mantra of hiring more administrators and counselor or holding  seminars to discuss the problems is [...]

November 1st, 2013 - 6:30 am § in America, Hypocrisy, Misc., Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene

Mis-Education of Black Children

  The African American community puts too much of an emphasis on youth athletics.  Sports build character, and teach life lessons that kids can use throughout their life.  However, playing sports should be secondary to academics.  In the African American community this is far from the case. [...]

May 5th, 2011 - 8:56 am § in America

Institutional Racism on Campus at the “Other” UW

Ed.  The story of racism at the  University of Wisconsin rings all too true.  A few years ago there was a murder suicide at the University of Washington. A Taiwanese resident shot and killed Roger Haggitt, a Professor of Pathology,.  The resident  then committed suicide.  A horrible story  fo[...]