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Saturday Sep 13 | KOMO News

WWU president won't be offering budget cut ideas

Every two years for at least a decade, the governor and the Legislature have asked public university and college presidents to project what kind of cuts they would make if they have to slash their state budgets. And every time, they groan and figure something out.


Fri Sep 12, 2014


Ariana Grande, ODESZA Own No. 1s On Dance Charts

Ariana Grande scores her first No. 1 on Billboard's Dance/Mix Show Airplay chart as "Break Free," featuring Zedd , flies 7-1.


Related Topix: Dance, Ariana Grande, Pop/Rock, Zedd, Bellingham, WA, Trance, Tiesto

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Planet Jackson Hole

Music Box: Odesza thumps TGR; Rowdy Foxes at Tav

When Harrison Mills and Clayton Knight graduated from Western Washington University in Bellingham in 2012, it was unfathomable that in the near future they would be performing as ODESZA, an electronic duo, at festival stages like Sasquatch and selling out theaters on both coasts. That was just two years ago, days before the friends headed into Knight's home studio and cut ODESZA's first EP in 2012, Summer's Gone, which was followed by the 2013 EP, My Friends Never Die.


Related Topix: Bellingham, WA, Recreational Vehicle, Teton

Wed Sep 03, 2014

State Press

To the East Coast

When I was getting ready to apply for colleges, I vowed to myself that there was no way I would go to school in state.


Related Topix: Seattle University, University of Washington

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Snoqualmie Valley Record

15 Valley students graduate from Western Washington University

Western Washington University has released the list of its graduates for the spring quarter, 2014, as well as its spring quarter honor roll.


Mon Sep 01, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Turning "no" into "yes" on college campuses

I was a freshman at MIT, walking down the hall when I noticed a giant sign accusing Israel of intentionally killing Palestinian babies.


Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News

Thu Aug 28, 2014

North Kitsap Herald

Newly appointed program director at OC will lead climate study

Western Washington University Associate Professor of Environmental Policy Troy Abel and his research team were recently awarded a $545,000 National Science Foundation grant that will allow the team to conduct a three-year study on state and local climate-risk governance.


Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science, University of Kansas, Washington State University

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

Monroe's vibrant parade officially ushers in fair

Miss Sky Valley Queen of Queens Shiloh Bassetti drove herself in the parade, and her vehicle was fit for a queen.


Related Topix: Monroe, WA, Sultan, WA, Snohomish County, WA


Scholarship fund helping Everett cancer survivor attend college

Sammy Loch, who suffered a cancerous brain tumor in 2010, recently underwent a five-year checkup MRI scan, which came out clean.


Related Topix: Everett, WA, Medicine

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Daily Republic

Kicked out of school for being pregnant, she gets diploma 50 years later

Sandra Lantz was about four months away from graduation when high school in Bothell, Wash., when the shool's principal and vice principal took her aside.


Related Topix: Bothell, WA, Education Etc.

Tue Aug 19, 2014

ABC News

Woman Refuses to Leave Tree to Protest Mall Project

"Chiara D'Angelou, 19, said she has been practicing climbing trees to protest against mall sprawl in Bainbridge Island, Washington."


Related Topix: Washington

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Ecology Global Network

In Pele's Shadow Iron Oxide Comes to Life

Pele. Her name brings visions of fire, lightning, wind-and volcanoes. Of the ancient Hawaiian goddesses, Pele, the "lady in the red dress," is the best known.


Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, East Boothbay, ME, Boothbay, ME, University of Delaware

KHQ-TV Spokane

Spokane City Council starts domestic violence fund

The Spokane City Council passes an ordinance to help the victims of domestic violence.


Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Spokane, WA, Valley, WA, Spokane Valley, WA

KHQ-TV Spokane

House fire in Spokane Valley

Fire fighters were able to contain a house fire in Spokane Valley. They are not sure what started it yet, but no one was living in the house.


Related Topix: Spokane Valley, WA, US National Parks, Glacier National Park, Bothell, WA

Kenmore Reporter

Bothell resident wins student choice award for his design

Bothell resident Ashkon Nima picked up the student choice award for his design of a light table at a design competition last week.


Related Topix: Arts, Industrial Design (Product Design), Bellingham, WA, Ferndale, WA

Bellingham Herald

Fisher Fountain honors WWU president who was accused of being soft on communists

If you ask people where Fisher Fountain is located at Western Washington University, many might respond, "Oh, you mean the fountain in Red Square?" The implication is they aren't sure of the fountain's name.


Bellingham Herald

Transcript of 1935 meeting reveals sharp exchanges, accusations against Bellingham campus president

A contentious, closed-door meeting in 1935 with the trustees of Washington State Normal School, the Bellingham school's president, and citizens who wanted to oust the president, had at least one person sitting quietly on the sidelines.


Related Topix: Bellingham, WA

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Seattle Times

A half-century after high school, Bothell student gets her diploma

Sandra Kleven, left,with friend and classmate Lynda Humphrey, who made it her mission to get Sandra a Bothell High diploma.


Related Topix: Bothell, WA, Education Etc.

Scholarships for Aug. 17

Western Washington University student Matthew Smith, son of Kathey Andrews-Smith and Mark Smith of Richland, received a $1,000 Associated Students Employee Scholarship for the 2014-15 academic year.


Related Topix: Richland, WA, Kennewick, WA, Seattle University, Education Etc.