15-16: Student Life

Stephanie Cheng has been elected Western Washington University’s Associated Students president for the 2016-2017 academic year.

The Associated Students (AS) is both the association of all WWU students and the official student governing body. The AS is responsible for providing a…

About 2,030 students graduated from Western Washington University in two spring Commencement ceremonies at Bellingham’s Civic Stadium June 11.

About 1,825 undergraduate and 205 master’s students were expected to graduate from Western June 11. Spring Commencement…

Suicide, it is said, is a permanent solution to a temporary problem. In 2003, Garrett Lee Smith took that permanent solution. Thirteen years later the effects are being felt in the continued grief of his parents – and the work they’ve done to prevent other families from suffering as…

The Western Washington University Board of Trustees approved a student fee increase Friday that will help build and maintain a major expansion of Western’s Ethnic Student Center.

The fee, no more than $30 a quarter to start no earlier than fall 2017, previously won approval from…

Associated Students Productions put on its annual Lawnstock music concert this past weekend on the Communications Facility Lawn.

The free concert, on for its fourth year, featured a number of local bands.

Mary Lambert, The Flavr Blue, COSMOS, Snug Harbor and …

Finals are approaching and year-long projects are coming due. The end of spring quarter is a busy -- and often quite difficult -- time for students, faculty and staff at Western Washington University.

That's why Western is continuing the #WesternCares campaign begun a…

Western Reads has chosen Ta-Nehisi Coates’ “Between the World and Me,” winner of the 2015 National Book Award for Nonfiction, as its 2016-17 Western Reads book.

Western Reads is a campus-wide reading program designed to promote intellectual engagement, community and conversation among…

For the second year, Associated Students Productions brought a petting zoo to campus to help ease students' stress as the year winds down.

WWU photographer Jonathan Williams dropped by to capture some of the action.

RECycling Your Power, funded by the Sustainable Action Fund at Western Washington University, has challenged members of the Western Washington University cycling team to see who can produce the most wattage. The challenge will take place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 25.

Placed in the Old Main lawn this week were 152 flags in memory of 152 service members from Washington state who lost their lives in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.

The flags are an annual tradition from the WWU Veterans Outreach Center.

Memorial…

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