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Lockdown causing unsustainable change

Blue skies over campus. // Photo by Mallory Minckler By Sienna Boucher How much does...

CARES grant funding awarded to students across nation

By Kenneth Duncan For students across the world, campus shutdowns have resulted in interruptions to education and a transition...

Lynden protests stay-at-home amid pandemic

A parade of vehicles boasting American flags, honking horns arrive at the Lynden Freedom Parade to peacefully protest Gov. Inslee’s stay...

WWU Receives $5.8 million for Higher Education Relief Fund

By Alison Poppe Western students who incurred expenses from the disruption of campus operations due to COVID-19 can apply...

‘Snitch List:’ Non-compliance complaints lead to threats

Angela Lenz, owner of Tails-a-Wagging, works with a group of daycare dogs. Her business received a complaint for staying open, but...

Stimulus check criteria forgets about young adults

Illustration of a stimulus check. // Illustration by Emma Toscani Opinion By Payton Gift

Cosplayers affected by COVID-19

Miranda Li cosplaying Sing Soo Ling from Banana Fish. at Seattle Chinatown-International District, during a night market, on Sept. 15,...

State school students plan for fall quarter

As Western takes a hybrid approach to classes, the university considers social distancing measures, cleaning, and many other

Is now too early to reopen?

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New, current students consider attendance at Western

During college admission season, Western is holding virtual tours and Q&A sessions for new and prospective students. // Illustration by Rachel...

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Bellingham, Western’s historical response to health crises

A comprehensive overview from the 1918 Spanish flu to now Drummers, sailors...

Seeking workforce diversity, Bellingham School District creates new position

A new director role in the school district gives hope for equitable change.   Illustration of a teacher...

Two Bellingham residents receive Outstanding Graduate title

Ina LaGrandeur and Julie McElroy stood out in their studies at WWU By Shannon Steffens

Post-apocalyptic movies: morbid fascination or healthy coping mechanism?

With the pandemic taking a toll on the country, people are resorting to more virtual ways of entertainment

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.