14-15: Student Life

The Asia University America Program is a five-month exchange program for Japanese college students studying International Relations, Business, Hospitality, Law, Economics and Multicultural Communications from Asia University, located just west of downtown Tokyo, Japan.

Western Washington…

Michala Dymond-Shaw spoke at the 4 p.m. ceremony. Dymond-Shaw graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders and a minor in Economics. Outside of her studies at Western, she volunteered with elderly residents at St. Francis of Bellingham and…

The 12:30 p.m. speaker was be Nick Bolvin, who graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies and a minor in Japanese. Bolvin is a graduate of South Whidbey High School and hopes to work in video game production. He aspires to challenge the antisocial stereotypes related to gaming…

Christopher Quilici spoke at the 9 a.m. spring 2015 commencement ceremony. Quilici graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre with concentrations in Acting and Dramatic Writing and a minor in Creative Writing. He was president of Student Theatre Productions and assistant director of “/…

Graduating student Faith Tomlinson poses with a mug she won on the prize wheel while picking up her cap and gown for commencement Thursday, June 11, 2015. "It's been a busy quarter," she said. "I'm excited to be done. But at the same time, it's starting to feel strange…

Associated Students Productions at Western Washington University provided outdoor activities on the lawn outside the Communication Facility on Friday, June 5. Western students enjoyed rock climbing, bull riding, bungee trampolining and squirtgun shooting.

AS Productions created the last-…

When 28-year-old Hassan Byumvuhore bowled for the first time this April, he threw a perfect strike – and he didn’t even have his fingers in the holes of the ball.

Byumvuhore, from Rwanda, is now a student in Western’s Intensive English Program, where he is learning a new language – and…

A group of Western Washington University students took their desire for change to Old Main June 3 and 4, participating in a 24-hour sit-in to ask the Western Foundation Board of Directors to reconsider its decision to invest in fossil fuels.

The protest started at noon on June 3 and…

Student members of the Western Washington University National Press Photographer Association held an end-of-year barbecue and portfolio critique on Sunday, May 31, in the Communications Facility on campus.

Roughly 30 students, alumni, faculty and professionals attended the event;…

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

That's why Western is continuing the #WesternCares campaign begun last spring, encouraging students, faculty and staff to relax and help others. We're all in this…

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