On April 1, the City of Bellingham transferred parking enforcement duties from the Bellingham Police Department to the public works department in order to streamline operations and enhance efficiency in managing parking violations.
Western Washington University professors Brandon Dupont and Paul Chen have introduced a new community to campus in collaboration with Heterodox Academy in an effort to create better communication among staff, students and faculty.
Under the spotlight, undivided attention is set on first-year Western Washington University student Sarah Roberts. There’s no room for error. Performing was her passion, but this was an entirely different sensation of entertainment, causing a much greater adrenaline rush. This was improv.
Student and faculty presenters showcased their academic work at Scholars Week in the Wilson Library Reading Room at Western Washington University on May 16.
Western Washington University students Leo Curtis and Adele Delignette co-founded the Dining Dollars Project last spring as a solution for students to donate unused dining dollars back to the Western and greater Bellingham communities.
Speakers at the Racial History of Whatcom County panel discussed the importance of understanding the history of anti-Asian racism in the region at Bellingham Technical College on May 9.
Students from Western Washington University will lobby the Bellingham City Council and Whatcom County Council at Bellingham City Hall about policies to address student needs at Local Lobby Day on May 15.
The Western Undergraduate Exchange award reduces out-of-state students’ tuition rate to 150% of the resident tuition rate at participating public colleges and universities in the West.
On May 2, members of Western Academic Workers United gathered in Red Square to announce their campaign to unionize Operational Student Employees at Western Washington University.
On May 13 at Hotel Leo’s Crystal Ballroom from 6 to 10 p.m., Kulshan Brewing Company and Lydia Place are joining forces to host a 90s-themed fun-filled fundraising night of beer and dancing at the fourth annual Beer Prom.
After a three year hiatus, Western Washington University’s Empowerment Dinner is returning to campus May 11 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Viking Union Multipurpose Room.
As April has turned to May, thus has concluded Undocu-Month at Western Washington University, leaving those involved to reflect upon its success.
Students for Zero Waste is giving Western Washington University another reason to jump into spring cleaning with their clothing swap and repair fair quickly approaching.
The Outback Farm hosted Outback Unplugged on April 19, one of several Earth Week events happening on Western Washington University’s campus.
Bottled water returned to Western Washington University’s markets and vending machines last spring in the form of a can. After the sale of plastic water bottles were halted on campus in the spring of 2014, students lobbied for the return of bottled water last year after concerns about the safety of Western’s drinking fountains were voiced.
Dance Theatre of Harlem, a New York-based dance group, will perform at Mount Baker Theatre in Bellingham on Tuesday, March 21.