Madison Roper (she/they) is an opinion senior reporter for The Front. She is in her senior year to obtain a BA in news/editorial journalism. Their favorite part of reporting is interacting with the community and getting to know the various personalities in the area. As person of diverse background, Madison enjoys discussing LGBTQ+ topics, mental health, POC experience and foreign entertainment.
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If it’s a drizzly autumn morning and you’re taking a refreshing visit to Lake Padden, don’t be startled if multiple Mister Rogers or gym goers from the 80s run by.
As life attempts to make a new normal, some Whatcom County artists have once again opened their studio doors to the public for the Whatcom Artist Studio Tour during the first two weekends of October.
For Washingtonians, craft beer is an ever-growing community. The state is ranked as the fifth-highest nationally in its number of craft breweries, boasting 428 in operation at the end of 2020. The same data showed that per 100,000 adults over the age of 21, there were 7.5 breweries — the ninth-highest nationally — meaning craft beer is nothing new.