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Nate Sanford

Editor-in-chief

Nate Sanford is the editor-in-chief of The Western Front and a fourth-year news/editorial journalism major. His reporting focuses on the environment, local politics, urban policy and anything else that matters. His writing has appeared in Crosscut, the Inlander, Whatcom Watch and at least one desk in Haggard Hall. You can find him on Twitter @sanford_nate and at natesanford.westernfront@gmail.com.


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Opinion

Letter from the editor | Oct. 26: Spooky election season

It’s no coincidence that spooky season and election season occupy the same few weeks in America. There’s something about October that makes people want to dress up as someone else — a zombie, a bassoon playing ghost or a politician who cares about the working class. The yellow leaves and shortened days all point to change.

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Opinion

We're changing the name. Here's why

This website is a part of a larger evolution that has been in the works for a while. It couldn’t have happened without the hard work and contributions of numerous past editors. Some of the changes have been happening subtly over the past few months; others are rolling out for the first time today.  Here’s a rundown:

Campus

For the second time, a cryptic manuscript with strange symbols, drawings and swastikas was dropped off at Viking Union

Editor’s note and content warning: This story includes discussion and opt-in access to images that include swastikas. The Western Front uses “antisemitic” instead of “anti-Semitic” in accordance with the findings of Western’s Task Force on Preventing and Responding to Antisemitism. The task force was made up of students, faculty, staff and administrators, and the report can be found here.

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