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Celebrating pride and continuing advocacy

Celebrating pride amid national struggles

LGBTQ+ Western is hosting Western Washington University’s third annual Pride Celebration on Wednesday, May 31. The event will start at the flag plaza at 4 p.m. with the raising of the progress pride flag and a cord ceremony for queer graduates. 

(1) In Search of the Cold Rush (VIDEO EMBED)

In search of the cold rush

Spectators often gather along the ledge of Taylor Dock to observe a group of people jump into the bay. They probably think, “Why on earth would anyone ever jump into that freezing cold water?” That group is the Cold Plunge Club from Western Washington University. 


(1) A theater company without a stage

A theater company without a stage

When iDiOM theater realized they would not have a stage anymore, many people would have called it quits. Instead, the theater transformed an event space into a stage.  


Village Books, The Iconic Fairhaven business Gallery

Village Books: Staple in the Fairhaven community

The opening of Village Books and Paper Dreams helped to revitalize Fairhaven in the 1980s. Since then, the bookstore has stuck to its motto of “building community, one book at a time” with its regular readings, writing workshops and family-friendly events.  

Sports Recreation

(1) Team 31: The Softball Season Recap

Team 31: The softball season recap

The Western Washington University softball team’s season is over after a 13 win, 11 loss regular season performance and losing in the championship game of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference postseason tournament.


(1) Care for a Climb?

Care for a climb?

Joey Godici is the captain of the Western Washington University climbing team and worked to spearhead the call for progressive and inclusive change within their sport. 


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