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WWU campaigns for change

October was Domestic Violence Awareness Month, a time to shed light on resources and support for survivors. Western Washington University made efforts toward advocacy by pushing for awareness around domestic violence and ensuring  students can get the help they need on campus. 


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Pushing music to its limits

A wave of genre-bending sound swept over the Wild Buffalo House of Music on Oct. 29, 2023 as five bands composed of 25 Bellingham musicians took the stage under colorful lights for the eighth Bellingham Band Lottery. 


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Bellingham mountain bikers chase adrenaline at nightfall

Wednesday Night Lights defies the norms of mountain biking by embarking on rides in complete darkness. Every Wednesday night during winter, weather permitting, members of Bellingham’s mountain biking community gather on Galbraith Mountain for a ride they’ll never forget.  

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Turkey Trot returns for its 13th year

Bellingham’s annual 5k Turkey Trot kicks off this Saturday, Nov. 18 at 9 a.m. in Squalicum Creek Park, with all net proceeds directly benefiting the Bellingham Food Bank. The cost to sign up is $15 per runner, with an option to make an additional donation to the Bellingham Food Bank.

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The legendary career of Coach Brian Roper

Head Coach Brian Roper led Lynden High School to win four of the last five 2A state championships. Thirty years ago at North Mason High School, Roper coached his first season without winning a single game. 

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WWU women's soccer takes second in GNAC finals

Western Washington University’s women’s soccer team placed second in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Championships in Ellensburg. The team has appeared in the GNAC final game for the last 11 years.


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OPINION: Instant ramen: A blank canvas

Instant ramen noodles are known for their easy three step instructions, low price and status as a college student dietary staple. But it isn’t exactly the most bold or exciting of the instant foods, or the healthiest. 

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OPINION: "Bell Tones": Legacies of the waterfront

When I became the opinions editor for The Front this quarter, I was lucky enough to have a good idea of what I hoped to write about. My idea isn’t exactly “original,” per se, but thankfully, I learned from the best.

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