12-13: Student Life

More than 90 Associated Students employees volunteered in a Day of Service on Nov. 3, volunteering at a variety of community organizations such as the Boys and Girls Club, Amy's Place, Lydia Place, Common Threads Farm, Habitat for Humanity, Planned Parenthood and Evergreen AIDS Foundation.…

Western student teams of filmmakers took first and second place in the guerrilla video documentary competition at the Association of College Unions International Recreation Tournament at the University of Washington in February.

The competition had students break into four-person…

Academic and Career Development Services, which includes Academic Advising, Career Services and the Tutoring Center continued to move toward becoming a more holistic, efficient resource for students during the 2012-13 academic year. 

"We have seen a slight uptick in freshmen…

Viking CareerLink, Western's online database of job and internship opportunities, continues to grow, with a 30 percent increase in the number of employers registered on the site. 

Viking CareerLink, provided by the Career Services Center, now offers several "widgets"…

The Western Washington University Student Chapter of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) will host the Baja 2013…

Western's Peer Health Educators, volunteers who lead public-health related programs on campus with the goal of enhancing the health of Western's community, contributed a total of 12,067 volunteer hours during the 2012-13 academic year. 

The volunteers made contact with 7,984…

The Green Energy Fund Committee in June awarded a three-member student team $219,511 for the installation of solar thermal collectors to heat the pool at the Wade King Student Recreation Center. 

The project will decrease Western's carbon emissions and will serve as a learning…

Western Washington University varsity athletes raised $10, 315 in an American Cancer Society Relay for Life fundraiser that culminated in mid-May.

STORY BY JASPER GIBSON

Over spring break I traveled with a group of friends to take photos of them hucking their bodies off 40-plus-foot waterfalls.

Each fall during Welcoming Convocation, new students write notes to be placed…

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