Imagine being out in the frigid water. The waves are crashing and the wind is blowing. Every stroke of the paddle has the boat thrown into strong swirling whirlpools. This is the life of kayakers in the Pacific Northwest.
Dozens of curious students and faculty crowded around the Wade King Student Recreation Center for a chance to try out one of three electric bicycles demoed by Spark Mobility, a green transportation startup with hopes to install an e-bike share system at Western.
On any given day in the mountains of Whatcom County, mountain bikers can be found speeding down hills, pedaling along trails and enjoying the Pacific Northwest for all that it offers.
For the first time in 13 years, the Western women’s rowing team have not been selected to compete in the NCAA Division II National Rowing Championship.
The Western men’s lacrosse team made its deepest run in team history by making it to the Final Four before losing, one game away from the championship.
For the Western women’s softball team, the 2015 season was one of the best in the last few years. But after a crushing defeat to Montana State University Billings in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference championship, junior first baseman Jordan Walley is already dreaming of next season and another shot at the title.