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August 30, 2018

Voice of the Dawgs

Tony Castricone has a passion for sports and a song in his heart.


August 29, 2018

Have a say, your way

A UW summer camp helps teens who stutter find their voices.


June 2, 2018

Character: Anne-Lise Nilsen

Anne-Lise Nilsen has known the next Husky mascot since he was 9 days old.


September 1, 2016

Character: Dave Torrell

Dave Torrell is the founding curator of the Husky Fever Hall of Fame, which opened in 2002. There are 500 pieces of memorabilia celebrating 21 sports, plus 200 Husky Hall of Fame inductees.


June 1, 2016

Character: Sara Griggs

“I cry tears of joy every year. UW Commencement is considered to be one of the largest and most prominent ceremonies in the country.”


March 1, 2016

Character: Eric Wahl

Meet the man who finds new homes for the UW's unwanted and obsolete items.


September 1, 2015

True to self

As Terra Hoy and others in the UW community know, changing genders is fraught with challenges -- emotional, physical and societal.


June 1, 2015

Character: Mary Larson

The Harborview nurse barters her portraits to help the homeless in Seattle.


September 1, 2013

On Dubs' mind

Getting a little snout time with DUBS, the UW’s 13th live mascot, a 4-year-old Alaskan Malamute who gets to move back into Husky Stadium beginning with the season opener Aug. 31 with Boise State.


March 1, 2010

Huskies in Haiti

In the aftermath of a massive earthquake, numerous UW Medicine and Health Sciences faculty, students and health professionals went to Haiti to treat the injured and sick and care for the displaced.


March 1, 2008

One popular geek

Call it “Revenge of the Nerd.” Rainn Wilson was, by his own admission, a hopeless misfit in high school. But when he made a recent appearance at a Kane Hall event, the adoring undergrads had to be turned away by the hundreds.


September 1, 2007

Out of time

UW communication professors pried open a 51-year-old time capsule on April 26, revealing both its original contents and some more, um, revealing contents.


Split on Commencement

For the Columns Alumni Vote in June, we asked if alumni attended the main graduation ceremony when they completed their UW degree. The 952 responses broke down to 59 percent “yes” and 41 percent “no.”


'Science on Tap'

“Science on Tap” is a monthly opportunity for folks from the community to get together on a Monday evening and listen to a distinguished scientist while sipping beer.


September 1, 2005

CLUE is the answer

“Professor Chernicoff … in the hall … with the candlestick …” Nightly study sessions solve the puzzle of how to shrink the University.


The last waltz

From parties to salsa competitions to Experimental College dance classes, UW students and alumni alike have been enjoying the Wilsonian Ballroom since the 1920s. That may come to an end, however, as developers plan to demolish the 82-year-old space.