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College: a Diversitya focus doesna t help
The shortage of minority students at Western Washington University that you and WWU President, Bruce Shepard, obsess over in your editorial, " Higher ed that looks like us ," is a natural result of the same obsession with race and skin color "diversity" that infects all U.S. campuses.
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Wed Apr 23, 2014
Piano concert April 27 benefits WWU students
Alexander Ghindin performs works by Vivaldi, Rachmaninoff and Ravel at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 27, 2014 at Western Washington University's Performing Arts Center Concert Hall.
Nancy Button brings sassy jazz to Chuckanut Radio Hour
Ferndale vocalist Nancy Button's swing-and-jazz ensemble, Stirred Not Shaken, plays for this month's Chuckanut Radio Hour on Friday, April 25, 2014 at Whatcom Community College's Heiner Center Theater in Bellingham.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
State Rep. Jason Overstreet calls for WWU president's resignation over 'less white' comment
State Rep. Jason Overstreet has called for the resignation of Western Washington University President Bruce Shepard, after a question and blog post about making WWU less "white" in the future drew negative attention to the school.
WWU women's golf leads GNAC Tournament
With four players among the top 10 in medalist play, Western Washington University has an eight-stroke lead after Monday's first round of the third annual Great Northwest Athletic Conference Women's Golf Championship being held at the Coeur d'Alene Resort Golf Course.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Bobby J. Schroeder Joins Dunn Carney
Dunn Carney is pleased to announce that Bobby J. Schroeder has joined the firm as a real estate attorney.
Racists Against 'Racism' In Bellingham
This was the scene during an Earth Day event at Western Washington University on Saturday.
In Our View: Wrong Tack on Diversity
Although he is bringing up a valid issue that should be talked about, Western Washington University President Bruce Shepard has been employing tone-deaf rhetoric that only obfuscates the discussion about race and education.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
Enter Stage Right
University wants fewer whites a " fears "mediocrity"
If you thought the "educator" who saw "racist" intent behind offering someone a peanut-butter sandwich was a loon, consider Western Washington University president Bruce Shepard.
In Our View/WWU President Bruce Shepard: Higher ed that looks like us
The truth can be uncomfortable, especially in the parochial world of higher education.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Trying to prime Western Washington University's sometimes balky minority pump
Always a mystery why some topics go viral while others don't. WWU President Bruce Shepard's comments about wanting Western to be less white, or at least have a larger percentage of minority students than it has today, has gone viral and hit national media.
WWU to host career fair April 24
Western Washington University is hosting its annual Spring Career Fair, which takes place 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, April 24. The event is at the Viking Union Multipurpose room.
College president asks, 'how do we make sure campus is less white in future'
Here's an "upbeat story" for anyone vexed by the report by LU staff of a teacher who was fired because he told a student the country doesn't need another black president.
WWU sweeps NNU, clinching berth to GNAC tournament
Pitcher Jenna DeRosier won her ninth straight decision, scattering six hits and striking out four, and shortstop Haylee Baker hit her seventh home run of the season, as Western Washington University won the opener 3-2 in a sweep of Northwest Nazarene University on Friday in a Great Northwest Athletic Conference softball doubleheader at Viking Field ... (more)
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Holocaust survivor Noemi Ban to speak at WWU
Holocaust survivor Noemi Ban will share her story at two talks at Western Washington University on Tuesday, April 29, and Wednesday, April 30. The hour-long talks begin at 6 p.m. in Arntzen Hall 100, and are free and open to the public.
Southern Schools Are Resegregating
While the right fulminates against the the president of Western Washington University for having the audacity to suggest that his student body shouldn't be an overwhelmingly white monolith, "in Tuscaloosa [Alabama] today, nearly one in three black students attends a school that looks as if Brown v.
Wells betters school record in women's hammer throw
Western Washington University's Lindsay Wells bettered her provisional national qualifying mark and school record by over eight feet in winning the women's hammer throw at the Cal State L.A. Twilight Open on Thursday at Jesse Owens Track on the CSULA campus.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
The Raw Story
Fox's Todd Starnes accuses college president calling for more...
Fox News contributor Todd Starnes accused Western Washington University President Bruce Shepard of advocating for "ethnic cleansing" at the school after the official made a public statement calling for a more diverse student body.
Western Washington University president calls white student amount a 'failure'
Chelsea Clinton, 34, reveals she is PREGNANT: Bill and Hill 'thrilled' as daughter announces she is expecting her first child... and 'just hopes to be as good a mom as Hillary' 'Boy parties and a prelude to an orgy': Revealed, X-Men director Bryan Singer's wild pool parties and how he met his 'rape victim' at home of Hollywood power player jailed ... (more)
Folksinger Daisy O'Conner, a Ferndale native, returns to perform at Green Frog
Folksinger and composer Daisy O'Conner, a Ferndale native who attended Western Washington University and did social work in Whatcom and Skagit counties for five years, returns from her current home in Austin, Texas, to perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 19, 2014 at Green Frog, 1015 N. State St. in Bellingham.