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Washington voters can register on Facebook

Washington has become the first state to allow voters to register via Facebook.

Western team conducts study on queer people of color

A Western-based research team is conducting a new study to identify coping strategies used in different types of discriminatory situations. The study, which began in March, focuses on individuals who identify...

Western Small Business Development Center to host classes on business management

Western’s Small Business Development Center will host a free information session July 25 from noon to 1 p.m., and another on Aug. 22 from 4 -5 p.m., to inform Bellingham business owners of their “Launch...

Western alumna receives award

 Western alumna Deborah Blakesley was awarded first place for the 2012 American Prize in Vocal Performance-Friedrich and Virginia Schorr Memorial Award in the college and university opera division....

Q&A with theater major Meg McGuigan

Meg McGuigan, a Western junior majoring in theater, plans to be a stage designer. She has worked on 20 productions, has three jobs and one internship and has spent hundreds of hours volunteering at high...

Western students design golf tee

4G cell service on its way to campus

New housing development for Whatcom homeless planned

LGBTQ Safe Zone program offers workshops

WWU staff union seeks pay raise

Student printing quota shrinks again

Faculty Union President Steven Garfinkle balances work with diverse set of hobbies

Obama honors Western alumnus

Tennis courts to reopen July 16

Bellingham 'Splash Mob' creators hope to break last year's record

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Outdoor classes; a breath of fresh air

Birds chirping, sun shining and a few people walking by might not be the least distracting learning environment, but  for some it's a nice change of pace.

Tour riders aim to raise funds for children's bikes

An adventure where Mount Baker, Lake Whatcom, rivers, lush farmland, valleys, beaches and the Puget Sound are all in the path of travel — at the seventh annual Tour de Whatcom on Saturday, July...

Column: Olympic Faux-Patriots

Oh, the Olympics — the ultimate collection of athletes worldwide competing for the title of "best" at their chosen sport.

Fast forward: the kicking kinesiologist

Former Western professor and Bellingham United Football Club foward Greg Young said he has wanted to be a teacher for as long as he can remember.

Man vs. mountain: conquering Baker

In summer 2012, Western junior Sam Roth will climb Mount Baker for the second year in a row.

A hiker's guide to hitting the Whatcom County trails

Slam wins Inernational Basketball League Championship

Column: Give these sports some love

Bellinghamsters evolve street unicycling

Inspired by catastrophe, Western student sets sail

Western student teaches crossfit class

Badminton club faces uncertain future

WWU tennis Team teaches youth to play tennis

Bellingham United brings pro soccer to town

Western skimboarders ride for the love of the sport

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Bellingham bands get a kickstart

By using the crowd-funding website Kickstarter, Bellingham-based band Eclecticity hopes to not only secure enough money to release a second album, but also to inspire and unite others through their music....

Savoring sweet success

For 11 weeks Robert and Dayna Penney have been delivering frosty treats to patrons at their brand new Menchies. Although people may be familiar with the new location, there is much going on behind...

From Western Washington to Eastern China

When Western alumni Adriel and Lauren Butler look out their window most mornings, they see nothing but smog and hundreds of concrete buildings that surround their condo four stories up from the...

What "is..." service-learning?

Helping a nonprofit receive $25,000 of much-needed funding and maintaining strong relationships with community leaders in Kochia, Kenya, are two projects featured in  Western’s Center for...

Whimsical, fantastical: Seussical

Western Theatre and Dance Department Chair Deborah Currier wants her upcoming show to convey a familiar message to both the participants and future audiences.

Language preservation and higher education

From Edens to Bond, one brick at a time

Painting with a purpose

Research through immersion

Huffing, puffing and blowing molten glass out of pipes

Online: Bellingham to Host 19th Annual Classical Music Festival

Students living the "ruff" life

From gardening patches to grocery bags

Anger, alcohol and ‘butt-punk with horns': Bellingham band plays to the beat of its own drums

Bellingham Redditors Unite: Western students participate in global meet-up day