Nestled in the backdrop of Western Washington University’s main campus, the Sehome Hill Arboretum provides students and the Bellingham community with a forest that is as mysterious as it is green. The Arboretum is filled with everything from secret art pieces to a watch tower that views the Bellingham Bay.
Task Force prepares to finalize recommendations on a potential Huxley College of the Environment name changeBy Kate Yeoman | May 25
The Black Student Union as a part of Western Washington University’s Black Student Organization, came together to create a list of demands for Western in June 2020. Amongst these was, “Prioritize the renaming of Huxley college... as well as re-evaluat[e] current buildings [names].”
Many students likely utilized the late night shuttle service after a long night at the library when the dreaded hike to the Ridge was the only thing standing between them and their bed.
Western Washington University will offer a new certificate in Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership during the upcoming academic year.
Western’s COVID-19 vaccination requirement for fall brings glimpses of hope — and worry — for studentsBy Nina Claflin | July 25
Come fall quarter, operations at Western Washington University are anticipated to be back in full swing.
With Western Washington University students expected to return to campus in the fall, the opportunity to enroll in in-person classes after months of courses almost entirely on Zoom will finally be available. However, with students’ return comes the need for student housing.
Bellingham city officials are supportive of the construction of Western’s longhouse as an opportunity to further tribal relations in Whatcom County.
A few weeks ago, The Front put up two polls on Instagram asking the public which meal they would like to see made on a budget. In a decision between cordon bleu and sushi — and with an average college student’s budget of $11 — viewers decided that sushi would be put to the test.
AS College of the Environment calls for a revamp of Western’s Sustainability Action Plan; clubs demand a changeBy Hannah VanO | June 14
In a survey of over 100 Western students, 70% report not knowing about the university’s Sustainability Action Plan written in 2015 and adopted in 2017.
Tons of information exists about earthquake preparedness, from the general cover and hold and standing under door frames to recommendations for survival gear. This is information for students, faculty and staff at Western Washington University about the risk of earthquakes and what to do when they strike.
A convening of students, faculty and staff knowledgeable about the campus heating system and potential alternatives to its current fuel source of natural gas kicked off a newly-funded feasibility study last Friday.
On May 20, Western President Sabah Randhawa held a Q&A where he addressed questions about Western Washington University’s plans for fall quarter. He was joined by Provost Brent Carbajal and vice president for enrollment and student services Melynda Huskey.