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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...

Therapists use telehealth amidst pandemic

By Benjamin Leung Counselors and therapists have moved their practices online and over-the-phone during the “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order to continue treating and counseling...

Online classes affect students’ sleep

By Brendan Prior Work hours. Moving back home. Lack of motivation. Due to COVID-19, and according to naturopathic practitioner, Carrie Wine, people have been falling...

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...

Snacking more while sheltering in place? You aren’t the only one

By Makenna Marks Many of us are all too familiar with mistaking hunger for boredom. Run out of things to watch on Netflix? Already tried...

Uninsured to suffer the most after the pandemic

By Georgia Costa When the “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order is no longer enforced, the demand for mental health assistance is predicted to surge, meeting...

Student Health Center to offer in-person physical evaluations

By Sienna Boucher The Student Health Center switched to virtual appointments only during spring quarter due to COVID-19.  Many students have gone home to their families,...

LGBTQ+ Western events provide support for students

Campus organization brings their events to students online By Ashtyn Gudgel With a closed campus during spring quarter, Western’s student organizations have adapted...

SAIRC provides student support

Campus organization puts on digital events and resources spring quarter By Ashtyn Gudgel Through multiple digital platforms, the Associated Students Student Advocacy...

Addiction recovery programs and services adapt to virtual support

Programs are taking measures to ensure people going through recovery are still provided support despite COVID-19 By Cameron Sires When Gov. Jay Inslee's “Stay...
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