Bang for Your Buck

Cheap Week Seattle: August 18–24

Riot with the Anarchist Book Fair or head to Long Beach where the skies are ablaze with aerial acrobatics: the best ways to spend your week without spending much

08/18/2014 By Conor Romack

Wedding Wednesday

Coming Soon: Wedding Fair at University of Washington

Is it a campus or is it a wedding wonderland? Get caught up on all it has to offer Seattle's engaged couples, and then give us your answer.

02/05/2014 By Meredith Barrett

Article

Must-Haves for Going Back to School at Any Age

Our favorite local goodies, gear and gadgets.

09/03/2013 By Amanda Zurita

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Welcome Home, Husky Fans

After an almost–two-year renovation, UW’s Husky Stadium reopens on August 31.

08/01/2013 By Karen Taylor Quinn

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Cuong Vu

The influential trumpeter and UW professor breaks down the Seattle jazz scene.

05/14/2013 By Seth Sommerfeld

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The Big Idea: Information Society

UW and the Department of Energy take on Big Data We now have access to more info than we can make sense of. A new institute seeks solutions.

03/20/2013 By James Ross Gardner

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Higher Education, China, and Madeleine Freaking Albright

Today's picks for civic nerds.

02/21/2013 By Katie Vincent

Dance Review

Compagnie Marie Chouinard’s ‘Rite of Spring’ Is Explosive

The dance has the “force of creation unleashed,” at Meany Hall through Jan 26.

01/25/2013 By Sheila Farr

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David Shields and Three Northwesterners Who Saved His Life

The author namechecks locals in How Literature Saved My Life.

01/23/2013 By James Ross Gardner

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Fight a Traffic Ticket Online

eTicketbuster allows drivers to contest tickets without ever having to see a judge or a lawyer.

12/19/2012 By James Ross Gardner

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3D Printing Goes Green

University of Washington leads the way for environmentally minded additive manufacturing.

11/28/2012 By Cassandra Callan

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A Rundown of the University of Washington’s Top Research Projects in 2012

UW scientist cured blind rodents, sniffed out owl scat, and “tricked” testicles in this year.

10/08/2012 By Karen Taylor Quinn

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Jog Like a Track Star

University of Washington track coach Greg Metcalf’s advice for would-be distance runners.

09/19/2012 By Derek Tsang

Athletic Supporters

UW Football: There Will Be Beer

The Huskies have bid farewell to the days of dry football games, at least for a season. Here's where, and how, to drink at the CLink.

08/31/2012 By Carter Haaland

City

One Question for Sound Transit Board Member Joe McDermott

One question for Joe McDermott.

08/22/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

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Pay Phones as Wi-Fi Hot Spots

Would It Work in Seattle? A New York ad firm reconfigures old, unused phone booths to pulse with free Wi-Fi.

08/21/2012 By Sarah Gambles

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UW Professors Rescue Moore’s Law

Fusion experts develop a cheap, efficient source of extreme ultraviolet light to make your smart phone faster.

08/20/2012 By Derek Tsang

Jolt

Wednesday Jolt: Student Protesters

The day's winners & losers.

12/14/2011 By Josh Feit

On Other Blogs

SeattlePI.com: With New Tuition Authority, UW Needs to Become More Democratic

Trevor Griffey argues that with its new power to set tuition, pressure will grow on the UW to become more democratic.

06/10/2011 By Andrew Calkins