13-14: Student Life

The international students of Western Washington University’s Intensive English Program will play host to a Ramadan event to share the breaking of fast from 9 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 16, in College Hall Room 137.

This event is free and open to Western students and…

Western Junior Whitney Fleming knows horses. As president of the WWU Equestrian Team, Fleming has learned to look for nuances in the way riders signal horses and the way horses respond. Tiny movements in the muscles of a riders' legs or hips are often all that's needed to communicate with…

Western Washington University's Language and Culture Programs will hold a potluck-style picnic celebrating the Fourth of July from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday, July 4, at the Performing Arts Center Plaza.

The event is free and open to community members. Guests will have the…

Brian O'Sullivan spoke at the 9 a.m. ceremony during spring commencement June 14, 2014.

O'Sullivan graduated with a self-designed concentration from Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies that incorporates his interests in art and psychology. He hopes to study art therapy in…

Christina Van Wingerden, who graduated with a Master of Education in Continuing and College Education, spoke at the 12:30 commencement ceremony June 14, 2014.

Van Wingerden is administrator to the dean of students at Western and earned her bachelor’s degree from Western in 2011.

Twins Anne and Andrea d’Aquino speak at the 4 p.m. commencement ceremony June 14.

Anne is receiving a Bachelor of Science in biochemistry while Andrea is receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry.

They have excelled at research, scholarship and community service…

Western Washington University's nationally ranked improvisational comedy team, the Dead Parrots Society, is heading to New York City to perform in the Del Close Marathon, a weekend-long improv festival that features improv groups from all over the country.

The festival, which is…

Associated Students President Carly Roberts presented on AS divestment efforts to the WWU Foundation board May 16. The presentation included a student-produced video and 75-plus handwritten letters from students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members.

Roberts asked the WWU…

Western Washington University held its annual student robot competition May 30, in conjunction with the Northwest Robot Festival in the Communications Facility on campus.

The yearly event is sponsored by the WWU College of Sciences and Technology, the WWU Department of Computer Science,…

Finals are approaching, and this is a busy -- and often quite difficult -- time for students.

That's why we're holding a #WesternCares campaign all week to encourage students to relax and help others. We're all in this together, and we can get through this week with each other…

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