Climate-related deaths are increasing globally at a terrifying rate. Whether it’s the result of food insecurity, extreme weather events, lack of access to clean water, rising temperatures or any of the other dangerous side effects of climate change, people are dying. Yet there are still many who have never received any formal education in environmental science.
Katie McNabb (she/her) is a senior reporter for The Front this quarter. She’s a fourth-year double-majoring in English and journalism. Her past reporting has focused on science and the environment. In her free time, she enjoys reading, exploring Bellingham with friends and experimenting with plant-based cooking.
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You may have heard of Bellingham’s local musician Harbor Day, but even if you follow the artist on Instagram or have seen them perform live, the musician remains a bit of a mystery. Most people don’t even know their real name is Austin Colwell. It’s time to get to know the person behind the pseudonym.
Here are three facts about me completely out of context that will only make sense after you finish reading this. Fact number one: I tend to be very late to every popular trend. Fact number two: I’m very committed to my morning routine, almost religiously. Fact number three: I have recently become obsessed with Wordle.
The Western Washington University alert system sent out a message at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday asking everyone to leave the Viking Union and surrounding areas immediately due to a safety threat. Since then, there have been 3 subsequent emails updating students on procedure.
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.
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.
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.