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Do the number of divorces actually peak during the holidays? Julie Brines, an associate sociology professor at the UW, analyzed divorce filings in Washington state between 2001 and 2015. Featured on today.com 
Two new books explore how difficult the housing market and criminal justice system make it to climb out of poverty. Featured on prospect.org 
Brian Wahlberg gives daughter Luciena a good view of the proceedings as the crowd sings at Cal Anderson Park in Seattle.
UW Arts & Sciences faculty members weigh in on whether President-elect Trump's election means doomsday. Featured on kuow.org 
Nearly two years after the feds decried a system of preying on the desperate to fund the local government in Ferguson, Missouri, being poor can still get you locked up in the state. Featured on vice.com 
Following two disastrous seasons, the "Married at First Sight" Season 4 reunion special ended with good news: Two couples are still married six months later. Featured on nypost.com 
UW sociologist Alexes Harris addresses the shortage of bone marrow donors for African Americans and those of mixed race origins as she battles a rare blood cancer. Featured on iqmediacorp.com 
Study Abroad this Spring!  Sociology in Italy!   For information constact Susan Pitchford at pitch@uw.edu.  Information session on November 17th---3:30pm - 5:00pm  Savery 409. Rome is one of the most beautiful and fascinating cities in the world. Students in this program will have an opportunity to live for a time in a city that was for centuries the hub of... Read more
UW sociology graduate students placed envelopes throughout Seattle neighborhoods addressed to either Black Lives Matter, the American Neo-Nazi Party, or a third neutral party. Featured on crosscut.com 
Tacking on exorbitant court fines and fees to the criminal conviction of a homeless woman is not justice. Featured on seattletimes.com 
Seattle-based sociologist and relationship expert Pepper Schwartz weighs in on how to navigate the Donald Trump-Hillary Clinton divide. Featured on seattletimes.com 

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