1 hr ago
Western Washington University: "Help us be less White!"
Here's a thought experiment for you: Imagine a university that, through sheer chance, wound up with a mostly Black or Asian student body.
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3 hrs ago
How to Rev Up the FauxRage Folks; Just say there's too Many White People...anywhere.
Here in Portland OR, smack dab in the middle of one the most concentrated area of white supremacists in the country [the I-5 corridor from NorCal to the Canadian border]....bet you didn't know that? http://www.splcenter.org/... ....A local channel this morning did a '10 second' story on the Western Washington University President mentioning that ... (more)
7 hrs ago
Put a Label On It
There's much to talk about in Ashland-a southern Oregon winter so dry that, for the first time in 50 years, the local ski mountain failed to open, or the fare at this year's Oregon Shakespeare Festival .
12 hrs ago
Three Vikings place among top 15
With three players placing among the top 15 in medalist play, Western Washington University ended its regular season with a solid fifth-place performance at the 41st Annual Hanny Cal State Stanislaus Invitational Men's Golf Tournament which ended Tuesday at the 6,641-yard Turlock Golf and Country Club.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Why Can't Western Washington University Get Rid of Pesky White People?
"Every year, from this stage and at this time, you have heard me say that, if in decades ahead, we are as white as we are today, we will have failed as university," Like Disgraced Democratic Party Governor George Wallace, Western Washington University President Bruce Sheppard is a man of power and iniquity.
White is not right: Campus admins ask for help weeding out white people
Western Washington University sent a questionnaire to students asking them for advice on how the administration could succeed at making sure that in future years, 'we are not as white as we are today.'
University: Help, our campus is too white
Western Washington University is concerned that there are too many white students on its campus and is seeking help to rectify the situation.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Western Washington University career fair April 24
BELLINGHAM Job seekers looking for ways to connect directly with employers are invited to attend Western Washington University's Spring Career Fair, which will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, April 24 in the Viking Union Multi-purpose Room.
Bellingham Jimmy John's donating profits to Oso families on Wednesday
Jimmy John's sandwich shops across the greater Puget Sound, including the Bellingham location, will be donating all profits Wednesday, April 16, to families affected by the March 22 Oso landslide.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
WWU's varsity eight edged by .24 seconds while varsity four wins
Western Washington University came with .24 seconds of winning the varsity eight race and its varsity four was victorious in women's rowing competition Saturday at the 20th Annual Covered Bridge Regatta on Dexter Lake.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Steen is provisional qualifier in third event for WWU
Western Washington University's Katelyn Steen was a NCAA Division II provisional national qualifier in her third event this season, winning the women's 1,500 meters with a time of 4:34.98 on Saturday at the University of Washington Husky Open Track and Field meet held at the UW Outdoor Track Facility.
Tonight in Music: Odesza, Stephen Malkmus, Country Lips and Darlingchemicalia
A few things about Odesza : 1) They're a production duo that met while attending Western Washington University, 2) They're named after a ship that sank and left one of the member's uncles as one of two survivors, 3) They make the kind of instrumental electronic that's incredibly popular right now - all nostalgic-sounding, pitched up-or-down R&B/pop ... (more)
Oso mudslide provides lessons in disaster response for Whatcom County officials
An American flag, attached to a lone surviving cedar tree, stands over piles of debris at the site of the Oso, Wash.
Geologist: Ancient Whatcom County slides dwarf the Oso disaster
Geologist Don Easterbrook scoffed when he heard news reports that called the Oso slide on the Stillaguamish River the biggest in the United States.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Best Bets: Reggae group 'Tribal Seeds' at Wild Buffalo
The reggae chart-topping group Tribal Seeds performs Monday, April 14, 2014 at the Wild Buffalo, 208 W. Holly St. The reggae chart-topping group Tribal Seeds performs Monday, April 14, at Wild Buffalo, 208 W. Holly St. Their new album, "Representing," features Vaughn Benjamin of Midnite on the title track.
Stage listings - Fri, 11 Apr 2014 PST
Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. Northwest Guitar Festival 2014 The 23rd annual event runs through Sunday.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Closing PSE's Colstrip facility would help state moved off coal power
Three years ago, Whatcom County residents were asked to either commit to an energy economy of the future or to double-down on an addiction to a dirty, outmoded 19th century fuel - coal.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Russian pianist to perform for scholarship benefit at WWU
The William Sanford Scholarship Piano Recital presents Sergey Kuznetsov, who is flying in from Russia to perform, at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 12, at Western Washington University's Performing Arts Center Concert Hall.
Scientist: Lake Whatcom's problems persist, but are not getting worse
The quality of Lake Whatcom water may have stabilized, but it will likely take decades to get the city's drinking water source back to near-pristine levels.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Environmentalist Bill McKibben to talk at WWU
Environmentalist Bill McKibben will discuss climate change in his lecture "350: The Most Important Number in the World," at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 17, at Western Washington University's Performing Arts Center.