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Hundreds of students gather at President’s office to speak about breaking the cycle of systemic racism, violence

Students ask questions to during a sit-in on Tuesday to protest the administration's response to racist graffiti appearing on campus. The students waited for...

Dorm residents not protected by ‘standard of living’ law

By Samuel Fletcher In winter 2016, Edens North residents were left without reliable hot water for three months total, and no hot water at all...

Students raise concerns as vehicle design program hangs in limbo

By Julia Furukawa Note: This is a continuation of the piece, "Vehicle design legacy on line," originally published in the print edition of The Western...

Faculty Senate starts mentorship program

By Anjali LeGrand Western’s Faculty Senate has begun a new mentorship program focused on pairing incoming faculty with experienced faculty on campus. A new initiative...

Ana Ramirez takes legal action against Western for missing wages: “This fight is not about me.”

Ramirez filed a wage claim requesting her unpaid wages. // Photo courtesy of Ana Ramirez By Ian Ferguson Ana Ramirez, an undocumented student, is taking legal...

Ethics adviser steps down after ethics violation

By Zoe Deal A Western employee has been fined after a Washington State Executive Ethics Board investigation found she used her position to secure special...

Sexual assault survivors say Western, community should do more

Madison, a Western student and survivor. // Photo by Taylor Nichols By Asia Fields and Melissa McCarthy Content warning: This story contains descriptions of sexual assault. Eight...

Western examining classroom safety after faculty concerns

By Asia Fields Some professors at Western have expressed concern with classroom safety for years, saying if there was an active shooter on campus, they...

Changes to demonstration, weapons rules to go before Board of Trustees

By Aaron Gillis Amendments have been made to two Washington Administrative Code (WAC) regulations regarding demonstrations on campus and firearms and dangerous weapons. The changes...

CHSS Dean stepping down at end of year

The dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Brent Mallinckrodt, will be stepping down at the end of this year, according to...
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