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Hien Hong, '15, Politics, Philosophy & Economics

Making a Yoga Community

November 19, 2020

Hien Hong, ’15, saw that wellness had a diversity issue and set out to change that.

UW Tacoma Professor Belinda Louie

An Open Book

November 5, 2020

A passion for reading and a turbulent childhood lead Professor Belinda Louie to create Project TELL which supports English language learners and their families.

Voter depositing ballot in Pierce County ballot drop box

Why do we vote?

November 4, 2020

On the latest episode of Paw'd Defiance, the UW Tacoma podcast, members of the UW Tacoma community talk about why they vote and why they think voting is important.

Scary neon face

The Monstrous

October 30, 2020

Some monsters hide under beds or in sewer drains. Most, however, live inside us. Ingrid Walker and Dustin Annis talk about the role of the monstrous imagination in culture and politics.

Vote

2020 Election Resources

October 29, 2020

The 2020 national election is shaping up to be one of the most consequential in U.S. history. Regardless of your political leaning, if you need help navigating, you may find useful resources here.

UW Tacoma Assistant Professor Sharon Laing

From the Podcast: Racism Is a Public Health Crisis

October 22, 2020

“Racism is a stressor that causes wounds to the individuals who are exposed to it,” says Sharon Laing. Listen to Laing and Wendy Barrington in a two-part podcast from Paw’d Defiance.

Headshot of UW Tacoma senior Kristina Pogosian

Preserving a Legacy

October 15, 2020

UW Tacoma junior and UW Regent Kristina Pogosian is succeeding for herself and for her family.

UW Tacoma in the News

On the Prospect of an Urbanism of the Poor

Assistant Professor Rubén Casas asks readers to consider whether urbanism can be truly equitable if its advocates are only those with time, access and privilege.

The Urbanist
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November 16, 2020