Spring quarter photoblog

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 9:31am


Students in Deb Donovan's science education class use wet and dry rice with an assortment of slotted and solid spoons to discover effectiveness of beak type within differing bird species. Photo by Morgan Stilp (@morganstilp)

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Hope you all got to enjoy the petting zoo yesterday! These sheep sure did! Photo by Morgan Stilp (@morganstilp)


Western Senior Devin Campbell showing off a few hip hop moves on campus, Friday, May 19, 2017. Photo by Dominic Yoxtheimer

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Western senior Erin Pratschner stands outside the alumni house on Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Pratschner is an intern with University Advancement. Photo by Morgan Stilp (@morganstilp)


Western student Carie Patterson enjoy a crepe and studying in ABCrepes, downtown Bellingham, Washington, Tuesday, May 16, 2017. Photo by Dominic Yoxtheimer.


Sunbreak in front of Humanities, May 15; photo by Dominic Yoxtheimer.


"That's no ordinary rabbit." Photo by Dominic Yoxtheimer (@yoxtheimer).


Western Junior Alaina Bash studying in Miller Hall Atrium, Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Photo by Dominic Yoxtheimer (@yoxtheimer).


Visual Journalism major Alex Powell works on an assignment in his advanced visual journalism course in the communications facility on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

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Did you feel all 73 of those glorious degrees yesterday? Above, Western students absorbed as much sun as they could before the night's thunderstorm hit. Photo by Dominic Yoxtheimer (@yoxtheimer).


Diversity was celebrated on Western's campus on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, as students and faculty alike were outfitted with turbans for the turban awareness event organized by the Sikh Awareness Association. Photo by Morgan Stilp (@morganstilp)


At least it didn't rain. Students enjoying outdoor seating and art piece "Bayview Station" outside the VU. Photo by Dominic Yoxtheimer (@yoxtheimer).


. Western students slacklining between two trees in the Old Main Quad, April 21, 2017. Photo by Dominic Yoxtheimer (@yoxtheimer).

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Western student studying with sunbathing 'Feats of Strength' statue by Tom Otterness. Photo by Dominic Yoxtheimer.


Voting for the Associated Students positions is this week, April 24-28. Your vote matters! Photo by Dominic Yoxtheimer.


Student Stephen McKay showing off some of his unicycle tricks, Monday, April 24, 2017. McKay has been unicycling for thirteen years and even uses one to commute around town. Photo by Dominic Yoxtheimer.

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Western student Amy Shafer practices her hula hoop skills on the communications lawn. Photo by Morgan Stilp (@morganstilp)

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Western students sunbathing on the communications lawn amidst golden dandelions, Friday, April 21, 2017. Photo by Dominic Yoxtheimer (@yoxtheimer).


Junior Pim Rowe unpacks chemistry supplies in the stockroom on Wednesday, April 19.


Western Junior Eric Stratton, working at the Bagelry in downtown Bellingham, Tuesday, April 18, 2017. The Bagelry provides bagels to surrounding businesses including Zoe's Bagels at Western. WWU photo by Dominic Yoxtheimer .

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Above, spring makes an appearance as folks make their way through South Campus. WWU photo/Morgan Stilp


Anthropology major Dustin Copenhaver enjoys a break between classes on the Log Ramps sculpture in the Arntzen Plaza on Tuesday, April 11, 2017. Photo by Morgan Stilp-Allen


A student enjoys hanging out on campus's 125 ft. giant sequoia tree located just outside of Eden's Hall, Thursday, April 6, 2017. It was planted in 1941 by Irving Miller, a longtime Chair of the Department of Education and Psychology (1917-1942).

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Western Sophomore Suzie Marco working on a still life art piece on the top floor of Western's Art Building, Thursday, April 6, 2017. Her only company (besides this intrusive photographer) is a room full of reference skeletons. Photo by Dominic Yoxtheimer

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There's never a shortage of splendid architecture on campus. A student walks across the chemistry sky bridge on Tuesday, March 28, 2017. Photo by Morgan Stilp-Allen (@morganstilp)

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Higginson resident watching the weather change as the clouds roll by, Wednesday, April 6, 2017. What an unpredictable Pacific Northwest spring day. Photo by Dominic Yoxtheimer.

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You might not be able to see your shadow today, but better weather is on the way! A longboarder skates across north campus on Monday, April 3, 2017. Photo by Morgan Stilp-Allen (@morganstilp)


Finding a quiet place to study is never a challenge in Downtown Bellingham. Junior Tayler McInerny studies for her art history class at Black Drop Coffee on Wednesday, April 5, 2017. Photo by Morgan Stilp (@morganstilp).


Finding a quiet place to study is never a challenge in Downtown Bellingham. Junior Tayler McInerny studies for her art history class at Black Drop Coffee on Wednesday, April 5, 2017. Photo by Morgan Stilp (@morganstilp).


Student and alumni warm up with a latte at The Black Drop.


Cherry Blossoms are in full bloom. Find them on Campus and around town.


Students take shelter from the rain next to Haggard Hall.


It's about that time! Fix your bike up at the outdoor center before hitting the trails! Senior Dylan White tunes up his mountain bike on Monday, April 3, 2017. Photo by Morgan Stilp-Allen (@morganstilp)


With decent riding weather finally upon us, it is time to fix up those winter flats at the Outdoor Center located on the first floor of the Viking Union. Photo by Dominic Yoxtheimer


Local Bellingham band Bob Fossil playing in the basement of the Karate Church. Photo by Dominic Yoxtheimer


Originally built in 1889, the Karate Church on the corner of Maple and High Street is now home to the Alternative Library just a half a mile from campus. Photo by Dominic Yoxtheimer


Welcome back students! It was a soggy first day of classes, but that won't last forever, we promise! (M. Stilp photo)

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Friday was another gorgeous, sunny day on campus. Sculpture © Beverly Pepper, Normano Wedge, 1980. Photo by Morgan Stilp.

Will spring quarter come in like a lion and go out like a lamb? The Visual Journalism interns in the Office of Communications and Marketing scour the campus each day to find interesting shots that help tell Western's story. Check back often for more images!