In the Media

Friday, December 2, 2016 - 9:42am
The Bellingham Herald

The third-seeded Western Washington volleyball team opened the NCAA Division II West Regional in Anchorage, Alaska, with a 3-0 sweep of sixth-seeded California Baptist on Thursday.

With the 25-23, 25-11, 31-29 victory, the Vikings (22-7) head to Friday’s semifinals against Cal State San Bernardino.


Friday, December 2, 2016 - 9:39am
Broadway World

The country's premier sketch comedy troupe delivers a post-election shot in the arm that'll heal you with big laughs. So whether you voted for the Right, the Left, or the wrong (Independent), you'll love watching The Second City pick up the pieces in a comedy that shows our differences are what makes America truly great. Directed by Mainstage alum, e.t.c. Director and Associate Artistic Director of the Training Center Anthony LeBlanc, The Winner...of Our Discontent is written and performed by veteran cast members Paul Jurewicz, (WWU alumna) Rashawn Nadine Scott and Jamison Webb, with new cast members Shantira Jackson, Kelsey Kinney and Martin Morrow. 

Friday, December 2, 2016 - 9:36am

With a dominating 3-0 victory over Kutztown, the Western Washington University women’s soccer team will play for the NCAA Division II National Championship on Saturday vs. three-time defending champion Grand Valley State.

The Vikings out-shot Kutztown 35-0 and set a Division II championships record with 21 corner kicks in the national semifinal game played Thursday evening at Children’s Mercy Victory Field at Swope Soccer Village.

Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 8:47am

A professor at Western Washington University in Bellingham spends every day working on a cure for Huntington's Disease-- and has secured millions in grants to make that happen.

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Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 8:45am
Ferndale Record

Western Washington University’s Small Business Development Center will host a grand opening celebration for its new downtown office location from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 13, at 1616 Cornwall Ave., Suite #119. The event is free and open to the public.

Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 8:43am
The Seattle Times

Western Washington hasn’t lost a women’s soccer match since Dec. 3 of last year, when the Vikings fell to eventual champion Grand Valley State in the national semifinals.

On Thursday, WWU returns to the Division II Final Four with an even more exceptional accomplishment in reach: Not only the program’s first national title but the completion of an undefeated season.

Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 8:40am
The Bellingham Herald

After graduating from Sehome High School in 2014, Bellingham native Emily Webster had a wide selection of colleges to choose from when deciding where she would continue her soccer career.

But Webster found every other school fell short compared to Western Washington University when it came down to her favorite thing: the view of the sunsets on the boardwalk by Boulevard Park.

“When I toured other schools, I would always compare it back to Western and say, ‘Well, this isn’t as good as Western,’ ” Webster said. “I loved growing up here.”

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 10:04am
Vancouver Magazine

There’s a corner booth I covet at the Old Town Cafe in downtown Bellingham. Over a mushroom omelette, home fries and a biscuit (thank you, America, for biscuits), you gain an appreciation for our neighbours just over the border. Most look dressed to take a quick loop of Lake Padden Park post-brunch, some are down for the weekend visiting their kids at Western Washington University, and nearly all lack the pretension of bigger cities: it’s a ponytails-and-fleece crowd.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 10:00am
Jefferson Public Radio

For a generation, the West Coast has been the nation’s epicenter of progressive politics. In California, Oregon and Washington, the left-leaning – largely urban -- voting block has long dominated elections, handing victory after victory to Democrats. But many progressive leaders are concerned that a Trump administration could push back against the region's liberal politics. 

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 9:56am
The Bellingham Herald

A new, state-sponsored option for investing for college won’t be ready until next year, so those enrolled in Washington state’s current prepaid tuition plan have until at least Sept. 1 to pull their money out without penalty.