holidays

The Jewish holiday of Rosh Hashanah is designated for sunset Wednesday, Sept. 24, to nightfall Thursday, Sept. 26. Because the first day of fall quarter is set for Sept. 24, with many classes also beginning on Sept. 25, Western has decided that no student will be dropped from a course for…

Western Washington University's Language and Culture Programs will hold a potluck-style picnic celebrating the Fourth of July from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday, July 4, at the Performing Arts Center Plaza.

The event is free and open to community members. Guests will have the…

Spreading the love: Western Washington University juniors Heather McTurnan and Keegan Strandness and senior Thomas Nelson give their fellow students heartfelt gifts -- hugs, shrugs and prolonged eye contact -- for Valentine's Day on the campus of Western Washington University in Red Square…

Several events in Bellingham will honor the life of Martin Luther King Jr.

- The Whatcom Human Rights Task Force and the Whatcom Peace & Justice Center invite the community to the free Martin Luther King, Jr. Human Rights Conference from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, at Syre…

Several events in the city will honor Martin Luther King Jr. in the coming days. All are free to attend and open to everyone.

All permanent classified and professional staff employees must use their 2013 personal holiday by Dec. 31; if it's not used, it's lost. Staff will accrue another personal holiday for the 2014 calendar year that will be available Jan. 1.

The winter break day will be available for…

Western Washington University President Bruce Shepard and his wife, Cyndie, send their holiday greetings to the campus community.

Watch and enjoy.

The Season of Giving campus holiday celebration is set for 3 to 4:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, in the Viking Union Multipurpose Room at Western Washington University.

Bruce and Cyndie Shepard, WWU's president and first lady, invite all faculty and staff to attend.

Sweet…

Food that will be donated to the Bellingham Food Bank and to the Humane Society will be collected prior to the Dec. 6 campus holiday celebration at Western Washington University.

Donations barrels are located on the sixth floor of the Viking Union through Dec. 6, and donations also…

Happy Thanksgiving! Enjoy the break.

Western Washington University is closed Thursday and Friday but will reopen with regular hours on Monday, Dec. 2.

If you're on campus this weekend, here are hours for common destinations:

The Western Libraries will be closed on…
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