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Theatre workshops - 1 of 3
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Western student leads anti-white supremacy theatre workshops

As the end of the school year approaches, students in the Honors College are working to complete their capstone projects.  Third-year Western Washington University student Aidyn Stevens has facilitated workshops for her Honors College and Theatre capstone project.  Stevens conducted a series of workshops with the intent to use theatre as a method to address how white supremacist culture in predominantly white institutions marginalizes students. 


Comp season comes to an end - 2 of 2
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Stoked all season

Western Washington University’s climbing team gave it their all this year as they made their way back into the scene of the Northwest Collegiate Climbing Circuit after a year away from competing due to the pandemic.


ESC Wednesday Lunches - 1 of 1
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Let’s grab a bite

The resource centers at Viking Union provide lunches on the first and third Wednesdays of each month at the Multicultural Center kitchen as a way to build community.


League of Vikings - 1 of 1
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League of Vikings esports watch event exceeds expectation

Inside a Viking Union lecture hall, passionate fans of the game crowded near a large projector screen to watch. League of Vikings, a club at Western Washington University, intended for players of the video game League of Legends, held a live watch event for the League Championship Series Spring Finals on April 24. 


Western Formula SAE - 1 of 2
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WWU Racing shifts gears following lockdown

The COVID-19 outbreak left members of Western’s racing team with a surplus of downtime; however, this allowed the team to create something new. The team decided to use their extra time as a turning point to design and manufacture Western’s first physical electric formula-style race car. 


Scholars Week - 1 of 2
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Scholars Week returns in-person at WWU with some exciting changes

“Going into 2020, it was pure chaos.”  Third-year Chauncey Gummere, the public relations specialist for the Scholars Week Organizing Committee, recounts how the committee moved the originally in-person Scholars Week online during the March 2020 lockdowns at Western Washington University.  “I think they had two weeks or something like that,” Gummere said. “It was a ridiculously small amount of time to cancel the in-person [event] and turn everything online.”


Huxley Update - 1 of 1
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Four months later, College of the Environment name sparks debate

Despite the College of the Environment officially losing the ‘Huxley’ title on Dec. 9, 2021, the name change has continued to be a topic of discussion reaching beyond the environmental sciences program.   Students had long criticized Western Washington University for naming the college after Thomas H. Huxley, a 19th-century biologist who became a famous proponent of Darwin’s theory of evolution — but also supported tenets of scientific racism.


Earth Week Celebration - 1 of 3
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Every day is Earth Day!

During  Earth Week, Western Washington University and members of the community celebrated the efforts of BIPOC and youth climate activism with a week of events that began Saturday, April 16. The events included outdoor activities, film screenings, panel discussions and two celebrations.


Undocumonth - 1 of 2
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Undocumonth brings UndocuJoy

Western Washington University’s Blue Group held its first Undocumonth in April 2022 to celebrate what joy means to undocumented people in terms of resiliency, family and community. 



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