The Western Front is the official newspaper of Western Washington University published once a week each quarter by the Student Publications Council every Tuesday (with the exception of Monday holidays).Western Weekend is published once a week each quarter every Thursday. News content is determined by student editors. Staff reporters are enrolled in a course in the department of journalism, but any student enrolled at Western may offer stories to the editors. The Front is mainly supported by advertising revenue, although opinions and stories in the newspaper have no connection with advertising.


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Editorial Staff

Summer 2017 (June 20 – July 28)

All email addresses of editors are firstnamelastname.westernfront@gmail.com unless specified otherwise.

Erasmus Baxter

Managing Editor
Asia Fields

News Editors
Laura Place and Questen Inghram

Features Editor
Gwen Roley

Sports Editor
Hailey Palmer

Photo Editor
Eythan Frost

Opinion Editor
Suzanna Leung

Illustrator // Cartoonist
Hunter Smith

Online Editor
Kelsie Noble

Online Producer
Lauren Drake

Daily Editor
Hailey Palmer

Social Media Manager
Kelsie Noble

Copy Editors
Melissa McCarthy and Rebekah Way

Kevin Lake and Dan Thomas

Web Developer
Sameen Ahmad

Faculty Adviser
Carolyn Nielsen

Megan McGinnis