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The student group Autonomous Students United to Reduce Tuition marched from the south campus flag plaza to the PAC Plaza on March 4, 2015, protesting tuition costs.

Photos by Rhys Logan / WWU

Photo by Rhys Logan / WWU

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee visited the SMATE program on campus and chatted with various groups of students on funding, tuition and the environment during a brief visit to campus on Monday, March 3, 2015.

Photos by Rhys Logan / WWU

Western Washington University students Keegan Strandness and Heather McTurnan, as they have done in the past, stood in Red Square on Friday, Feb. 13, the day before Valentines Day, to offer free hugs to passing students.

Photos by Rhys Logan / WWU

Roughly 50 students and community members gathered in Red Square on Global Divestment Day, Friday, Feb. 13, to urge the WWU Foundation to divest from fossil fuel companies. After a 20-minute "human oil spill" demonstration around Fisher Fountain, the protesters walked to Old Main, where they read a letter aloud in the Western Foundation office.

Photos by Rhys Logan / WWU

Guard Jaamon Echols (Jr., Seattle/Rainier Beach) came off the bench to score 17 points and forward Jeffrey Parker (So., Richmond, CA/Salesian) added 16 as Western Washington University overcame a cold shooting night to claim a 64-61 victory over Saint Martin's University on Thursday, Jan.

Western Washington University held its first annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration Tuesday, Jan. 20, in the Wilson Library Reading Room.

The event was followed by a screening of the award-winning documentary "Brother Outsider: the Life of Bayard Rustin."

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The forecast today is much the same as it was for yesterday: foggy. Forecasters expect fog to hang around Bellingham through most of the day, with intermittent breaks revealing a dazzling blue sky dotted with clouds. Highs will be in the upper 40s.

Western Washington University grounds crew members Tyler Holladay and Evan Bossert can be seen around campus -- and on Instagram -- pruning and shaping Western's prodigious tree collection.

Here, they work on a poplar tree in front of Wilson Library.

Anne Cooper, vice president for the Sammons Financial Group, addressed Western Washington University graduates and their families at Western’s fall Commencement ceremony Dec. 13 in Carver Gymnasium.

Approximately 681 undergraduates and about 44 master’s candidates received degrees this quarter.

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