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.
Ben Stainbrook (he/him) is a campus news reporter for the The Front during the 2022-2023 winter quarter at Western. He is a second-year student and is planning to major in visual journalism. Away from reporting, he enjoys taking photographs, playing games and making music.
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You’ve just finished studying for a stressful exam, and you need to get to sleep for an early wake up the next morning. After preparing for bed, you check your phone. You later realize that you’ve just wasted an hour or two you could have spent sleeping by watching online videos and scrolling through social media.
Multi-factor authentication became a requirement for Western Washington University accounts on Tuesday, Jan. 31. Often referred to as MFA, multi-factor authentication requires users to confirm their identity through multiple methods when signing in to an online account, protecting it from online scams or attempts to steal personal information.
Special Collections at Western Washington University in Bellingham is a gateway into the ancient world. Located on the sixth floor of the Wilson Library, this immense archive features medieval texts, photographs, pieces of art and artifacts.
Natural gas supplied to Western Washington University through the Sumas Terminal experienced an unexpected rate increase in January going from $8.00/MMBtu (million British thermal units) to $45.25/MMBtu according to Amanda Cambre, the sustainability director at Western.
The Banff Centre’s Mountain Film Festival returned to Bellingham last Thursday, Jan. 19, at the Mount Baker Theatre during its 2023 world tour. Human triumph, commitment, environmental preservation, cultural heritage and a grand love for the natural world were all themes presented during the sold-out, two-and-a-half-hour show hosted by the AS Productions team at Western Washington University.