Amy Salinas Westmoreland has joined the Western Washington University community as the new director of Multicultural Student Services, with her office located in the Viking Union’s Multicultural Center.
Though the dining halls at Western Washington University are back to mostly full operation this school year, there has been one dining hall staple noticeably missing from the Fairhaven Commons: the soft-serve ice cream machine.
Students from various different sustainability-focused clubs at Western Washington University came together to discuss how Western can become a more sustainable campus at the Sustainability Round Table on Nov. 16.
Among the colorful reinvention of language and the rain-soaked clothes of attendees, POOR magazine and local Bellingham residents hosted a weekend of events on Nov. 12 and Nov. 13.
Washington State’s 18-month-long eviction moratorium came to an end on Oct. 31, causing distress among Washington residents behind on their rent.
Western Washington University’s College of Fine and Performing Arts is putting together the famous musical stylings of “Cabaret,” a musical that takes place in the 1930s in a Berlin nightclub. Musical numbers include "Willkommen," "Cabaret," "Don't Tell Mama" and "Two Ladies."
Disposable masks are a new kind of waste found on Western Washington University’s campus now that everyone is required to wear a mask or suitable face covering in all indoor and public settings.
Western sent 16 students to the Methow and Okanogan Valleys this summer to participate in the Campus Sustainability Planning StudioBy Katie McNabb | November 24
This summer, Western Washington University sent 16 students to the Methow and Okanogan Valleys to participate in the Campus Sustainability Planning Studio, a 10-week program combining climate-focused coursework with a paid internship.
Latinx Heritage Month, a celebration of Latino and Hispanic culture and contributions, ended on Oct. 15. But, year round, does Western Washington University support the groups dedicated to the 1,596 students who identify as Latinx/o/Hispanic? And what is the importance of multicultural student organizations on campus?
Western is blocking students who haven’t complied with the vaccine mandate from registering for winter classesBy Katie McNabb | November 17
Western Washington University students who didn’t comply with the school’s COVID-19 vaccine requirement were still able to register for fall classes, but this winter, the school is cracking down.
Western Washington University's quarterly Career & Internship Fair took place on Oct. 27 through the virtual platform Handshake, but in-person career fairs may make a comeback in Spring 2022.
Western Washington University’s improv club, the Dead Parrots Society, organized a month-long series of events called Squawktober. There was an event held every Saturday in October in the Old Main Theater. The last one happened on Oct. 30.
Western Washington University’s Counseling and Wellness Center hosted a series of events throughout October to call attention to Domestic Violence Awareness month. As stated on their website, the events were focused on raising awareness of the issue of domestic violence, honoring survivors, encouraging action in ending domestic violence and sharing resources.
My first year at Western was right before the pandemic hit so I remember those last normal moments when students would fill the room to get in line for bagels. If I’m being honest, I think it was overhyped.
Western Washington University is now hosting a new Gender-Affirming Care Team as a collaboration between various departments on campus including LGBTQ+ Western, the Student Health Center, the Counseling and Wellness Center and the Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic.
On Wednesday, Nov. 3, posters appeared on Western Washington University’s campus reading “WWU Protects Sexual Predators.” The posters pictured Paul Stangl, a professor of urban planning and sustainable development at the College of the Environment.
In honor of the Halloween season, Associated Students Productions of Western Washington University hosted a showing of the film “Little Shop of Horrors” as part of this year’s Fall Family Weekend on Friday, Oct. 15.