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The Western Front Hi everyone! I’m Izzie Lund, and I will be The Western Front’s...

Gov. Jay Inslee wins rare third term in Washington state

Politicians say the pandemic and competitor Loren Culp’s inexperience are responsible Governor Jay Inslee speaks to students...


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The Western Front’s response to racial injustice

Changes made to address current violence toward BIPOC, bias in our reporting Illustration by...

Thousands gather for solidarity rally in Maritime Heritage Park

Demonstrators hold up signs while listening to speakers at Maritime Heritage Park// Photo by Claudia Cooper By...

First WWU Student tests positive

A microscopic view of the virus SARS-COV-2, which causes the respiratory illness COVID-19. // Photo courtesy the Centers for Disease Control...

Whatcom YMCA receives $800,000 grant

By Izzie Lund The Whatcom Family YMCA will be using an $800,000 grant to replace the child care center...

Legislature addresses high cost of insulin

A watercolor painting of insulin done by Wilson Turk. // Painting courtesy of Wilson Turk By Izzie Lund

Nooksack River overflows

Water floods Vanderyacht Park in Ferndale. // Photo courtesy of the City of Ferndale By Izzie Lund

Pending decision, housing regulations would promote new shelters

The Lighthouse Mission Drop-in Center on Holly Street is quiet as snow falls. The center is open 24/7, meals are offered...

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Western Volleyball signs new recruits

During the early signing period, the Western Volleyball Team signed three new recruits for the 2021-22...

COVID-19 cases surge across Whatcom County as holidays grow closer

Cases nearly tripled since last month This graph shows the sharp increase in COVID-19 cases in Whatcom...

Western students save $44.79 on student fees

Board of Trustees pass 7.5% reduction for winter 2021, less than fall 2020 11.4% reduction  Students will...

Work on changing systems instead of yourself

Clothes dryers in WWU’s Birnam Wood main laundry room.  // Photo by Sadie Fick By Sadie Fick

Zoom bombing halts Shred the Contract meeting

Tougher security will help stop future zoom bombings Generic zoom photo By Nathan Schumock