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.
Katie McNabb (she/her) is a third-year English: Creative Writing major with a minor in Journalism. Her work focuses on campus news, usually related to sustainability. You can reach her at email@example.com.
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.
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.
Brief: Western’s AS Executive Board wants to get students and people of color more involved in the Huxley College of the Environment name change discussionBy Katie McNabb | October 20
At their meeting on Oct. 15, the Associated Students Executive Board members discussed potential ways to get more students and people of color involved in the conversation about the Huxley College of the Environment name change.
The Board of Trustees discussed the potential name change of Huxley College of the Environment at their meeting on Friday, Oct. 8 but decided not to make a final decision.
After four years and concerns over lack of progress, organizers look to reevaluate structure of Western’s Sustainability Action PlanBy Katie McNabb | October 15
Sustainability leaders and organizations on campus are planning to come together to reevaluate Western Washington University’s progress on the Sustainability Action Plan nearly four years after the document was created.