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Sustainable farming, food insecurity at Western

The Outback Farm works to meet student food needs in a sustainable way at Western Washington University By Winnie Killingsworth Welcome to The Outback.  For some, this...

Bellingham becomes an official Bee City

City Council members work to make Bellingham a friendlier city for native pollinators By Riley Young On Sept. 28, 2020, Bellingham City Council voted to become...

Student senators host public forum for Huxley name change

Forum sought public opinion on debate to remove Huxley name from Western’s campus By Verónica Angulo College of the Environment senators Francis Neff and Laura Wagner...

Lockdown causing unsustainable change

Blue skies over campus. // Photo by Mallory Minckler By Sienna Boucher How much does the environment impact COVID-19 and how much does COVID-19 impact the...

Student gardening rises in popularity

By Ashtyn Gudgel Many students stuck at home have turned to new hobbies, including gardening. From growing plants in their homes to vegetables in their...

Western’s Office of Sustainability connects Western staff, students to local farms

By Sophia Galvez Western’s Office of Sustainability has created a Viking Supported Agriculture (VSA) program that helps connect Western students and staff to local farmers...

Boating restrictions lift, invasive species concerns remain

By Kaleigh Carroll As select outdoor recreation reopened in Washington on May 5, the city of Bellingham announced it would open some of its aquatic...

Gray wolves are back in Washington

By Ian Ferguson In a period of time spanning just over 150 years, European settlers trapped, shot and poisoned every last pack of gray...

New survey explores pet owners’ scooping habits

In a city with nearly 20,000 dogs, unscooped pet waste is a major concern for multiple agencies By Kaleigh Carroll Scoop the poop. It’s a...

Pandemic waste production

Column by Emma Bjornsrud As we face a pandemic that is life or death for many people, it is critical that we do whatever we...
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