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Saturday, August 15, 2020



    Local roller derby league leaves the bruises at home and rolls with the pandemic.

    The local roller derby league has started a weekly event that follows current mask and distancing guidelines.

    Lake Whatcom protected for another 4 years

    The Lake Whatcom Management Program has been extended to protect the lake and surrounding watershed.

    Western offers free food to students during pandemic.

    A pop-up pantry is open at the Viking Union Thursdays from 12-2 p.m. for students to pick up non-perishables and...

    Washington experts work with Whatcom helpers against shellfish poisoning

    County and state health departments, Lummi Tribe and others monitor local waters to protect shellfish eaters from paralytic shellfish poisoning 

    Whatcom County Commission reports 40% decrease in rape claims, failing to represent total incidents of rape

    Commission believes potential data collecting discrepancy to blame.   Survivors of sexual assault often won’t file a report...

    Whatcom farmers adapt to COVID-19 challenges

    Farmers have undertaken social distancing for workers and guests, so farming in 2020 means constant adaptation

    Breaking: WWU President announces fall update

    Western’s students will be learning remotely again in the fall, according to an announcement from the university’s president Sabah Randhawa on...

    International student ruling may have lasting effects

    Now rescinded, students and experts discuss the impact of the directive By Shannon Steffens On...

    Pros, cons of Western’s fall quarter course plan

    The good and bad of hybrid classes, and how students are affected By Connor Benintendi

    Zoom meetings and zoning out

    Students and educators feeling effects of lengthy online meetings. By Lauren Decker Olivia...