When fourth-year student Izzy Liska walked through the doors of Western Washington University’s counseling center for the first time, she was overwhelmed with many different feelings. Most of all, she felt nervous.
Western proposed the Coast Salish style longhouse for the first time as a part of the 2021-23 budget. Accompanying the budget, Assistant Director of Capital Budget Brian Ross published a project proposal outlining the goals of the project, including increasing Native student enrollment.
As the summer of 2019 approached, fourth-year Western student Mike Oh had a decision to make: pay rent or go without groceries. With his student loans halted for the summer, Oh became strapped for cash in an increasingly costly college city.
At Western Washington University, the desk of the director of the office of the internal auditor is unoccupied — but unlike the other desks and chairs on campus left alone since COVID-19, it has been empty since November 2019.
A group of anonymous students are expected to file motions in a public records lawsuit this Friday, bringing the case — which seeks to make public the names of students found responsible for sexual misconduct — one step closer to its conclusion.