General Stories

Published Thursday, November 19, 2009 - 11:51am

Western Washington University grounds crews will be working throughout the day to remove a handful of downed trees felled by recent windstorms. According to grounds supervisor Gary Hodge, major problem areas include near the Gamma residence hall on The Ridge, near Highland Hall, near the Fine Arts building and behind Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies on one of the Sehome Arboretum trails.

A high wind warning remains in effect for the area until midnight tonight. Winds are expected to increase to 25 to 40 miles per hour this afternoon, with gusts as high as 60 mph.

Published Wednesday, November 18, 2009 - 11:00pm

A failure test of the rollbar, Nov. 19, 2009.

Published Wednesday, November 18, 2009 - 11:00pm

A test drive of the Viking 40, Nov. 19, 2009.

Published Wednesday, November 18, 2009 - 7:02am

Kristine Slentz, a professor in the Department of Special Education at WWU, presents "School and Family Life in Rural Kenya," a photo essay depicting school and family life in rural Kenya. The presentation integrates the survey results Slentz has obtained during her research into childrens behavior, school and family life in rural areas of Kenya.

Published Tuesday, November 17, 2009 - 8:28am

Western Washington University’s Wind Symphony will perform with guest artist Roshanne Etezady at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 19 in the Performing Arts Center Concert Hall.

The free performance will feature an eclectic mix of Wind Band classics and cutting-edge contemporary repertoire, as well as a number of original compositions by Etezady, who will be on campus for the WWU Wind Symphony Composer in Residence Series.

Published Monday, November 16, 2009 - 1:20pm

Western Washington University’s Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies, Department of Art, and the WWU Cold Beverage Fund will co-host renowned Native American artist James Luna for a lecture from 5-6 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 16 in the Fairhaven College Auditorium on the WWU campus.

The event is free and open to the public; parking in the south gravel lots, just in front of Fairhaven College, is free after 5 p.m. each day.

Published Friday, November 13, 2009 - 3:37pm

The Humans Vs. Zombies tag game (using Nerf blasters) is happening now on campus. The game is taking place from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 11 to 18.

Published Friday, November 13, 2009 - 10:41am

The Seattle Opera’s Young Artists Program will perform Mozart’s “Così fan tutte” at 7:30 p.m. today, Nov. 13, in the Performing Arts Center Mainstage Theater.

Published Thursday, November 12, 2009 - 9:24am

Western students, faculty and staff and community members celebrated Veterans Day at a 10:30 a.m. ceremony on Tuesday, Nov. 10 in the Viking Union Multipurpose Room. A reception immediately followed the ceremony.

The ceremony was sponsored by the Veterans Outreach Center, and the reception was sponsored by the President’s Office.

Published Sunday, November 8, 2009 - 7:00am

Diane Johnson, an associate professor of Modern and Classical Languages at Western Washington University, presents "Sanskrit: A crash course." Johnson delivered this lecture on Nov. 4, 2009.