On Feb. 14, Western Students for CHOICE emailed their 9-page list of demands to Western Washington University administration. The acronym “CHOICE” stands for coalition of home/offline individual choice and equity, according to their Instagram page.
Applications to become a Student Admissions Representative are now closed, and interviews are underway to find the next group of students to lead tours through Western Washington University. But, what does it take to become a tour guide at Western?
Western Washington University students gathered in the Viking Union Multicultural Center to Zoom with legislators about bills and topics that focused on marginalized and intersecting identities for Western Intersectional Lobby Day on Feb. 20.
The Viking Union Gallery is showcasing an exhibit called “Nostalgic for a Place I Can’t Go Back to” by Sophia Lindstrom, a fourth-year student at Western Washington University.
Concerns for basic student needs at Western Washington University are now being addressed through a new position in the Office of Student Life.
Western Washington University elementary education undergraduates have struggled to connect with young students amid the COVID-19 pandemic. So a member of Happy Valley Elementary PTA came up with a solution: a virtual science fair.
As of Feb. 21, 31 states have introduced anti-trans bills in their legislatures, according to Freedom for All Americans. Freedom for All Americans is a campaign that advocates for nondiscrimination protections for LGBTQ+ Americans and tracks bills affecting the LGBTQ+ community.
Audience members cozied up as English graduate students took the stage and read their work at the Underground Coffeehouse on Friday, Feb. 18.
During the cold, dark Bellingham winter, it doesn’t take much to feel cooped up on a rainy day, in a dull lifeless room. Many people find themselves trying to brighten up a space with life by buying a plant or two — some nice foliage to rejuvenate a space.
Coffee on campus is a popular stop for many students and staff who make their way to Western Washington University daily. Thankfully, Western has plenty of options available to those in search of a caffeine fix. Though places like the cafe inside Miller Market have temporarily closed due to the pandemic, coffee can still be found at various cafes and eateries around campus.
Aramark employees in coffee shops and restaurants at Western Washington University are performing jobs identical to those in the same off-campus positions, with one glaring difference: they are not allowed to receive tips.
Eyes flitted back and forth from phone screens to a projector as students played Jackbox games at game night in Western Washington University’s Underground Coffeehouse on Thursday, Feb. 17.
This is no joke: Western students who run @TheBackOfficial gave away hundreds of free Diva Cups on campusBy Isabella Loy | February 22
On Feb. 15, third-year Western Washington University student Keara Ryan gave away approximately 720 free Diva Cups to anyone that could make it to her booth in Red Square while supplies lasted.
The Western Washington University alert system sent out a message at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday asking everyone to leave the Viking Union and surrounding areas immediately due to a safety threat. Since then, there have been 3 subsequent emails updating students on procedure.
Sex educators from Western Washington University and the Bellingham area are finding new ways to teach young people about sex, consent and relationships.
Western Washington University continues to provide more in-person classes and events as spring approaches. Many students will be commuting to campus and potentially riding the bus for the first time. The bus system can be intimidating and confusing, so here are some basics to help you get around Bellingham.
The Campus Christian Fellowship at Western Washington University formed Café con Leche, a weekly meeting every Tuesday in the Viking Union. The meeting serves as a safe space for people with Hispanic and Latinx heritage to share their unique experiences growing up.
Students and community members who are filing taxes can get help with their return from the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program on campus or online.
Beginning Jan. 18, Western Washington University’s dining services introduced climate-friendly meal choices through the World Resources Institute’s ‘Cool Food Badges.’