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Creating sustainable STEM teacher programs

A new study has identified two factors that characterize sustainable university and college programs designed to increase the production of highly qualified physics teachers.

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Related Topix: Physics, Science, University of Minnesota, Pacific University

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Wenatchee World

SPU shooter's journal released

THIS BAND WILL ALSO CONTAIN SOME EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS WITH LOCALLY HEAVIER RAINFALL RATES THAT COULD LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING.

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Related Topix: Weather, The Cascades, MS

Tue Jul 22, 2014

NWCN.com

Journal entries by accused SPU shooter released

A King County judge has released the journal of accused Seattle Pacific University shooter Aaron Ybarra.

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Related Topix: Pacific University

KOMO News

Accused SPU gunman's journal: 'I'll see you in Hell'

A newly-released journal sheds new light onto the violent fantasies of accused Seattle Pacific University gunman Aaron Ybarra.

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Related Topix: Pacific University, King County, WA, Washington State University, University of Washington, Seattle University

Phinneywood

Host families needed for Chinese students arriving Aug. 1

American Homestay Network is looking for families in our neighborhood to host international students, interns and professionals while they study at local institutions.

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Related Topix: Lughnasadh, Life, Holidays, Pacific University

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Seattle Times

SPU shooting suspect raised in home of tumult

A court-appointed drug counselor was assessing his alcohol habit. A therapist was meeting with him weekly to sort through his diagnosed psychosis and obsessive-compulsive disorder.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Pacific University, Mountlake Terrace, WA

People

Filmmaker Pays Tribute to Seattle Pacific College Shooting Victims in Bear's Den Video 'Elysium'

When filmmaker Marcus Haney visited Seattle in June, he intended to shoot a music video for British band Bear's Den's new song "Elysium."

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Related Topix: Pacific University, Arcadia, CA

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Seattle Times

Guest: Do mass shooters believe in the afterlife?

SOMETHING is missing in the nationwide discussion regarding what factors lie behind incidents of mass homicides that occur on high-school and college campuses, in other public spaces and in private homes.

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Related Topix: Pacific University, Opinion

Ballard News-Tribune

Dr. Larry Nyland appointed Interim Superintendent

Distinguished local superintendent Dr. Larry Nyland was appointed Interim Superintendent of Seattle Public Schools by the School Board during a special meeting Friday.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Marysville, WA, Shoreline, WA

Thu Jul 17, 2014

News of Doom

Guns in the media and the SPU shooting

Apparently it's not the media's job to inform anymore but to incite. It's not about reporting the facts anymore, it's about how to get as many pageviews and clickthroughs as possible and the best way to do that is to piss people off.

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Ballard News-Tribune

Carol and Greg Olsby's 30th Wedding Anniversary

Carol and Greg Olsby celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary June 30, 2014. Greg grew up in Ballard and attended the University of Washington.

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Related Topix: University of Washington, Whitworth University, France, World News,

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Crosscut.com

Marcus Haney accidentally filmed a music video about SPU shooting

In early June, filmmaker Marcus Haney arrived in Seattle to shoot footage of his younger brother's friends for a music video he was filming.

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Related Topix: Pacific University, Music, Entertainment

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Seattle Times

Until we act on gun laws, we can’t move on from tragedies

You can't kill a stranger with a gun if you don't have one. You can't kill a relative, and you can't kill a gang rival and you can't kill yourself with a gun if you don't have one.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Seattle Times

SPU shooting victim’s gasps heard on 911 recordings

Seattle police have released a series of 911 calls recorded when a gunman stormed the Seattle Pacific University campus last month and shot three people, killing one.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

KING-TV Seattle

911 tapes released from shooting at Seattle Pacific Univ.

Newly released 911 tapes paint a picture of the scene during the shooting at Seattle Pacific University in June.

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Related Topix: Pacific University, Seattle, WA

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Seattle Times

SPU shooting suspect once had 8 guns at home, including AK-47

Up until the spring of 2011, Aaron Ybarra and his family members kept eight firearms in a safe at their Mountlake Terrace home, even though Ybarra had been hospitalized in 2010 after hearing the voice of Columbine killer Eric Harris telling him to hurt people, documents say.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Pacific University, Mountlake Terrace, WA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

WXPN-FM Philadelphia

#XPNfest band Bear's Den premiere video for "Elysium" on NPR

NPR has premiered a new video for "Elysium" by Bear's Den , taken from the UK group's upcoming 10" EP.

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Related Topix: Pacific University, Philadelphia, PA

Portland Tribune

Poll: Gun opinions unchanged after shootings

Pacific Northwest residents have not changed their minds on the need for some additional gun control laws, according to a recent survey conducted for Oregon Public Broadcasting.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Pacific University, Multnomah County, OR, Opinion

Daily Mail

Heartbreaking music video starring Seattle college students...

America's wealthiest families revealed: From the Rockefellers to the Waltons the 185 clans all worth more than $1billion... and yes, most of them are Republicans Mom suffocated her toddler son because she 'didn't want him any more' - then posted pictures of his body on FACEBOOK Visitor trapped in high security prison for 31 HOURS after door locked ... (more)

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

KRMG-AM Tulsa

OKC police train for shooter and hostage scenarios

A gunman brandishing an automatic weapon fires a series of shots inside a university building bustling with students and faculty members, quickly filling the building with the smell of gunpowder and causing a panic as people duck into bathrooms and unlocked closets to hide from the danger.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma City University, Pacific University

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