Students woke the morning of Thursday, Jan. 18 to another canceled school day. For the second day in a row, Western Washington University’s campus is shut down, due to continual snowfall and icy conditions on campus.
Jack Glenn (he/him) is the editor in chief for The Front this quarter. He began working at the Front in the spring of 2022 as a sports reporter.
Western Washington University women’s soccer won their fifth West Regional Division II Final, outplaying Concordia University Irvine on Thursday, Nov. 17. The 1-0 Viking victory moves Western on to the elite eight to play Colorado School of Mines this Saturday, Nov. 19, at Harrington Field.
Western cross-country men’s and women’s teams are heading into regionals with high hopes after sweeping the Great Northwest Athletic Conference championships in Monmouth, Oregon on Saturday, Nov. 5. These first-overall placements for both teams mark their second GNAC sweep in the last three seasons and second in program history. Division II cross-country West Regionals are set for Nov. 19 in Billings, Montana.
Evan Redman never witnessed anything so beautiful, never felt so rewarded. At 10,188 feet, life seemed to transform for the 16 year old as he crept out of the stone, high-altitude refuge at Camp Muir on Mount Rainier.
Stepping off a plane in a completely foreign country, Emma Duff, a highly accoladed Western Washington University alumna, is taking a leap of faith as she begins her pro basketball career in Germany.
Western men’s rowing is back on the water and looking to compete after medaling at the American Collegiate Rowing Association National Championship Regatta in May. The club brought both gold and bronze medals back to Bellingham in the spring. Being the first national placements in club history, it was a major triumph and motivator for the Western men’s crew team. After a summer off, the club hopes their victories last spring will propel their performance forward this season.
At almost 11 p.m. on the first Wednesday school night of October, dozens of Western Washington University students - many of them first-year students - gathered for an impromptu party at the campus sculpture popularly known as the “Stairs To Nowhere.” Away from their parents, first-year students at Western are getting a taste of what adult life is and the liberty that comes with it.
For the first time in club history, the Western Washington University men’s rowing club won gold and bronze during the American Collegiate Rowing Association National Championship Regatta on Sunday, May 22, in Oak Ridge, Tenn.