October 28th, 2005

Film and talk on sex industry child trafficking

"Breaking the Silence: Human Trafficking and Modern Day Slavery in South Asia"

NOV. 8, 5:30-7:30 PM, HUB AUDITORIUM</p>

Each year, roughly four million women and children are trafficked internationally - many of whom are forced into labor and the sex trade. Help break the silence by learning more about this hidden industry.

We will begin with a partial viewing of the acclaimed documentary, "The Day My God Died," which traces the experiences of young South Asian girls trafficked into prostitution. Immidiately following the film, a panel of trafficking experts will discuss the latest research and what is being done to support trafficking victims.

The panelists include Sutapa Basu, Director of the UW Women's Center; Sahar Romani, a Daywalka Foundation Fellow who works on creative writing projects in Calcutta with children from the Red Light District; and Sally Newman of the Trafficking In Persons Department in Washington D.C.

This event is free and open to the public, however there is a suggested donation of $5 that will benefit the work being done by the Daywalka Foundation.

For more information, call 206-650-1090 or e-mail arshiya@u.washington.edu


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Fall Out Boy, The Premier, Nov. 6

Greetings, community! Is anyone else here going to see Fall Out Boy at the Premier on Sunday, November 6? If so, any willing to meet up with me, to go as a group? I'm unfamiliar with Seattle, and I'd rather not be trying to get to and from the venue by myself. We will be a force to be reckoned with!

Even if you're not going, any recommendations on how to utilise public transit to get there? The Metro Trip Planner didn't believe there was a 1700 1st Ave S in Seattle. Oooookay, then.
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Provost Phyllis Wise will hold her first Town Meeting with the University community from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, in 120 Kane.

This will be an opportunity for the provost to meet with faculty, staff and students and to discuss future directions and priorities for the University. Provost Wise will talk about her initial impressions of the UW, and will invite audience members to talk about their hopes and aspirations for the UW.

The Town Meeting will be narrowcast to UW Tacoma and UW Bothell; it also will be available as a live video stream through UWIN.


Dont forget, saturday night is daylight savings.


There were two firetrucks that zoomed down past Padelford 10 minutes ago, now there's lots of sirens. Anyone know what's going on?
(this has been one heck of a week)
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Lost Jacket

I hate to be another one of those "have you seen my lost item" posters, but I just realized I lost my beloved raincoat and it's going to be rainy :( I have no clue where I left it, but it might have been on campus and it was probably on Wednesday.

If you've seen a blue and black North Face women's small size shell jacket, I would appreciate knowing. It's about 6 years old, but doesn't look it. It's very basic, no bells or whistles, has a hood, two front pockets.. Has my name and number inside..

I'll be checking lost and founds, but I thought I'd put this out there too just in case.. Thanks.
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