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Monday, April 6, 2020



Western lays off all RAs and apartment advisers

This article was amended on April 1, 2020, to reflect a change of language. Washington’s Employment Security Department (along with several of...

Do you know this person?

By Melanie Bell In a campus advisory, Western students were alerted that University Police...

Western suspends in-person classes for duration of spring quarter 

SARS-CoV-2: The virus behind the behind the COVID-19 disease. // Illustration by Katie Linton, adapted from CDC public domain illustration

First WWU Student tests positive

A microscopic view of the virus SARS-COV-2, which causes the respiratory illness COVID-19. // Photo courtesy the Centers for Disease Control...

Travel decisions in the time of COVID-19

Few travelers lingered at Bellingham International Airport on Wednesday, March 11. // Photo by Calvin Lowe By Leora...

WWU prepares quarantine dorm spaces

An email sent to residents Friday, March 13 says that Stack One, a semi-detached tower of suites, was chosen because it has easy access to the outside and that they hoped to have current residents out by the second week of spring quarter.

Campus Closures worry Vendors Row

Students wait in line at Vendors Row in this file photo from April 6, 2017. People in Bellingham and Seattle are...

YAF reports stolen signage

This sign, posted on a public board by YAF outside of Western's Communications Facility, is one of several the organization distributed...

Western’s unofficial mascot

"Startled squirrel" by Richard_Carter is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0 By James Ellis Bellingham’s iconic black...

Winter 2020 commencement canceled

The commencement crowd at Western on Dec. 14, 2019. // Photo courtesy of Dan Levine By Naileah Abarca