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UW raises minimum wage for all student employees

The Daily , April 12, 2015

The UW administration announces an increase the minimum wage for all student workers to $11 an hour. The retroactive change will affect 2,600 student workers, including those employed by HFS. 

$10 Lunch: Cultivate at UW

Zagat, Feb. 10, 2015

Cultivate is definitely not your typical college dining hall. It's full service, with eager-to-please staffers, who are well versed on the very clever menu.

Keeping It Real

The Daily , Feb. 11, 2015

The UW branch of the national Real Food Challenge (RFC) movement aims to have at least 20 percent “real food” on college campuses in America. Real food is outlined by four general requirements: local, ecologically sustainable, fair trade, and humanely raised.

HFS Revises Master Plan

The Daily, Feb. 5, 2015

HFS is now launching phase one of the north campus dorm demolition and rebuilding. Phase one will cost $216 million, one-quarter of the total HMP budget. 

UW ready to comply with new Seattle composting law

The Daily , Jan. 12, 2015

Micheal Meyering, the UW HFS Business and Sustainability Manager, explains how Seattle’s new composting law, which went into effect Jan. 1, will impact the UW community.

Hall Health goes west

TheDaily , Jan. 7, 2015

Hall Health West, a small clinic office in Alder Commons, is an extension of Hall Health Center, the UW's on-campus outpatient clinic.

The ‘100 percent corner’ moves downtown

Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce, Dec. 11, 2014

Mithun architect Bert Gregory writes that Seattle must maintain its economic, ethnic and cultural diversity in order to keep attracting people to the city. UW's West Campus residence hall expansion is discussed.

HFS discusses proposed north campus housing design

The Daily, Nov. 25, 2014

The ASUW Student Senate hosted an extended 45-minute forum with UW HFS representatives regarding the next phase in the north campus redevelopment plan.

One Thing Challenge promotes sustainability with little effort

The Daily, Nov. 23, 2014

UW students in the residence halls competed against Washington State University to improve the sustainability of the environment with one pledge.

UW ranks high in 50 Most Beautiful Colleges in the Fall listing

Best College Values, Oct. 19, 2014

The UW is among 50 colleges that made a list some of the most stunning displays of fall across the country.

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