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UW Struggle: Today in Optics!

Scene: A warm day in the Midwest. Not hot. No frozen tundra. Zoom: Somehow, heat waves rise from the pavement and distort your vision. What’s happening? Title: Behold, our optics! Here are merely three announcements (there were more!), all today, from the world that is my campus and professional life. One of these things is not […]

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UW Struggle: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Public Authority Edition

So much has happened. But if anyone reads one sentence of this post, let it be this: in the process of resisting the UW’s strict top-down authority, people are making a real difference. We’re active. We’re out there. We’re contacting legislators, connecting with the community, attending joint-finance hearings, crafting editorials and open letters, voicing expectations to campus […]