In the Media

Friday, February 5, 2016 - 11:20am
WWU Athletics
Western Washington University head women's soccer coach Travis Connell has announced the addition of six student-athletes to for the 2016 season.
Friday, February 5, 2016 - 11:18am
WWU Athletics
Western Washington junior point guard Taylor Peacocke scored a team-high 20 points, including 13 in the second half, to lead the Vikings to a 58-51 victory over Central Washington Thursday evening in a Great Northwest Athletic Conference women's basketball game at Nicholson Pavilion.
Friday, February 5, 2016 - 11:18am
WWU Athletics
Paced by an incredible performance from senior guard Kyle Impero, Western Washington rallied from 17 points down in the second half, only to fall to University of Alaska Anchorage in double overtime, 108-105, in a Great Northwest Athletic Conference men's basketball game Thursday at Whatcom Pavilion.
Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 11:53am
KING 5-TV
Bennett Grimes sees the traffic every day from his front door. He's taking a new "step" to beat the commute. KING 5's Chris Daniels shares why his story in particular is special.
Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 9:19am
Skagit Valley Herald
Anyone who has spent time in Anacortes in the past five decades has probably seen the work of Wallie Funk. The former editor and co-publisher of the Anacortes American, Whidbey News-Times and Whidbey Record left his mark on the community through his columns, editorials and thousands of photos.
Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 9:17am
The News Tribune
State Rep. Matt Manweller keeps finding new anecdotes to add to a Microsoft Word document he’s titled, “Academic Horror Stories.” The file contains links to articles about recent controversies at U.S. college campuses, which the Republican from Ellensburg says illustrate a troubling trend: Today’s college students are increasingly being shielded from potentially offensive ideas, he says, at the expense of others’ free speech rights.
Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 9:08am
The Bellingham Herald
Western Washington University professors Mark Kuntz and Darren McCroom are headed to Mexico City with five students this month to present Suzan-Lori Parks’ “Top Dog/Underdog,” with two-performances on campus, at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, at Western’s Performing Arts Center Mainstage, before they leave.
Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 9:07am
University of Victoria
The Salish Sea is a vibrant international region, teeming with change—so it should come as no surprise that an international field school which puts dynamic learning experiences at the heart of sustainability leadership reflects those characteristics as well.
Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 9:05am
The Bellingham Herald
In support of efforts to save energy, address climate change and increase the use of renewable energy sources, 2016 has been declared “Energy Year” by Bellingham Mayor Kelli Linville. The title officially recognizes a series of projects the city is helping coordinate this year with utility companies, nonprofits and local businesses.
Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 9:03am
Whatcom Talk
The Whatcom Symphony Orchestra is currently celebrating its 40th anniversary season. Scott Henderson, former Executive Director of the orchestra, has spent the past three years compiling the vast history of the organization. barronHenderson notes that much of the symphony’s growth can be seen through its progressively more focused and sophisticated repertoire and materials. “Many Whatcom Symphony Orchestra players, board members, and staff — past and present — have contributed their personal collections of photos, programs and memorabilia, which were scanned for the digital archives,” he says. “The 40 year’s worth of memorabilia collected also reveals how many of the driving personalities are individuals who have been with the orchestra for many years, and often decades.”

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