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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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WWU welcomes Jim Sterk home after 35 years

In June 2023, Jim Sterk became Western Washington University’s seventh director of athletics in the 109 years the university has been open. He rejoined the community to work with student-athletes who are where he once was at Western.

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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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