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Western Washington University co-hosted with the Human Rights Commemorative Project a panel discussion, “Chinese Expulsion - Legacy of Intolerance in Whatcom County,” on Monday, Nov. 8, in the Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies auditorium.

Speakers discussed the anti-Chinese movement in Whatcom County in the 1885-1890 period and issues related to Chinese residents in the Puget Sound region. The role of government, the press, labor organizations and local businesses will be a major focus.

An interdisciplinary panel of Western Washington University faculty, staff and students discussed the Western Reads 2010 book, "The Young & the Digital," by author S. Craig Watkins, on Thursday, Nov. 4, in Communications Facility Room 115.

The Seattle Opera’s Young Artists Program will perform Donizetti’s “Viva la Mamma” at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 5, in the Western Washington University Performing Arts Center Concert Hall.

“Viva la Mamma,” a riotous farce about crazy backstage shenanigans at an opera company, features a harried impresario, a victimized composer, a hair-pulling duet, and a decidedly unusual pushy stage mother. This first-ever Seattle Opera production of this comedy showcases the lighter side of Gaetano Donizetti, one of Italian opera’s most prolific composers.

Close to 900 fifth-graders from Skagit and Whatcom counties visited Western Washington University today, Oct. 26, to see firsthand what a university campus is like.

The tour kicked off the second year of Compass 2 Campus, a proactive effort that sends trained WWU student mentors into schools in order to get more kids to see themselves as future college students.

Close to 900 fifth-graders from Skagit and Whatcom counties visited Western Washington University today, Oct. 26, to see firsthand what a university campus is like.

The tour kicked off the second year of Compass 2 Campus, a proactive effort that sends trained WWU student mentors into schools in order to get more kids to see themselves as future college students.

Close to 900 fifth-graders from Skagit and Whatcom counties visited Western Washington University today, Oct. 26, to see firsthand what a university campus is like.

The tour kicked off the second year of Compass 2 Campus, a proactive effort that sends trained WWU student mentors into schools in order to get more kids to see themselves as future college students.

Western Washington University plans to test its capability to quickly and effectively respond to an earthquake during a drill on Wednesday, Oct. 27, that also will involve a test of its emergency steam whistle and notification system known as Western Alert.

The quarterly blood drive at Western Washington University will take place Tuesday through Thursday, Oct. 19 to 21, in Viking Union Room 565 on campus. Donors can drop by between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. For more information, contact Catharine Vader at (360) 650-7557 or catharine.vader@wwu.edu.

Five easy steps to blood donation:

Bellingham police identified a body found on the Bellingham waterfront as that of missing Western Washington University student Dwight Clark. Hundreds of WWU and Bellingham community members gathered Oct. 6 on Red Square to remember Dwight and to grieve together.

For those unable to attend the gathering, portions of the thoughts given by WWU President Bruce Shepard and Associated Student President Colin Watrin are presented in this video.

The Western Libraries at Western Washington University is offering a varied and fascinating selection of 1960s films from Bellingham-based KVOS TV online via the libraries’ Digital Collections.

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