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Rochelle Y. Penn Rasmussen-Sandeen was born on July 23, 1951.

Rocky passed away peacefully on April 9, 2009, surrounded by loved ones after a recent diagnosis of liver cancer.

She lived a life full of passion for learning and helping others and had a deep connection to her Native…

From Sept. 10 to 13, Western hosted the 16th International Conference of the Society for Human Ecology. The event took place in the Viking Union and was attended by roughly 160 participants, including many from abroad. Among the countries represented were Brazil, Australia, Japan, Germany,…

Go red 'til they come home. That's the theme of a movement being carried on by a handful of Western Washington University staff members who have vowed to wear red every Friday until the military troops overseas return home.

It's a gesture of support for the men and women…

Friday, Jan. 11, will be a big day in the life of Teresa LaFreniere. It’s the day that hordes of her family and friends from Western Washington University will wish her well as she leaves her beloved workplace of 42 years.

But LaFreniere has had plenty of big days. Take Tuesday, May…

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