Wearing a drawn-on beard and platform boots, cowboy hat in hand, drag king Axe Andros’ persona — a self-described gay little man who’s incredibly pansexual — comes to life. Now, Andros wants to bring the fun and freedom of drag to Western Washington University through a new student group called the Royal Gambit Drag Club. Through the club, Andros wants to create a safe space for people to experiment with their style, find their persona and perfect their performance.
Ethan Johnson is now entering the production phase with his new movie, "Stalkers,” in association with Western Washington University's Film Club. Johnson is new to the independent film scene in Bellingham, but has been interested in filmmaking since he was very young.
Western Washington University students attended the Spring Club Showcase in the Viking Union multipurpose room on May 17. Students explained the importance of in-person clubs on campus. Joining clubs gives students the opportunity to find others with similar interests to themselves.
When a Western Washington University dance instructor invited her student-turned-friend to teach a fun end-of-quarter art project on the last day of the fall quarter, they did not expect to be co-creating an exhibit that would show two quarters later.
Providing students a platform to reward creativity, showcase talent, shine light on Western’s art sceneBy Mia Tocas | June 1
The sprinkled pink donut sticker in the window of JoJoe’s Doughnuts caught an artist's eye as she drove on Commercial Street in downtown Bellingham. It was shortly after the business opened its doors in December 2021 and third-year Western student, Emma Deubler, was on the hunt to have her ceramic creations on display inside of a local establishment.
On Feb 1, HSOC released a list of 10 demands to the Honors College. The group also created a petition to bring attention to their demands in response to the racism and neglect the students felt within the honors community.
Students, staff and friends of the Western Washington University Anthropology Department have been documenting their bike rides throughout May as part of the Bike Everywhere Challenge, a national event that occurs annually. Teams are placed in randomly selected pools of 10, within which winners are calculated based on the number of points collected by riders.
Students gathered to learn about Rashawn Nadine Scott, a Western Washington University theater alum, and her success after graduating in the Performing Arts Building’s DUG theater on May 13.
It began with an email pitch, a plastic folding table, a small controller and a 2008 Macbook during Western Washington University’s 2017 Lawnstock. Public Relations alumnus Ricky Rath, whose stage name is R-Squared, has pursued a career in PR while simultaneously performing DJ sets and founding LGCY Media.