Astronaut Wendy Lawrence visits Whatcom

By Evan Leahy

On Friday, February 5, retired astronaut, Capt. Wendy Lawrence, spoke at an event cosponsored by Whatcom Community College’s Engineering and STEM clubs, speaking about  the STS-114 shuttle flight she captained, the path that got her there and what it’s like to get to live out one’s dreams. “It is AMAZING!” she said. Continue reading Astronaut Wendy Lawrence visits Whatcom


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Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret

By Katie Linton

Kip Andersen and Keegan Kuhn’s “Cowspiracy: the Sustainability Secret” is a game changer as well as a five out of five star documentary.

I went into it thinking it would be another one of those documentaries that try to scare you out of eating meat by showing you gruesome, cringe-worthy scenes of slaughter houses. Continue reading Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret


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Panel discusses ISIS crisis

By Evan Leahy

Phyllis Bennis, author and fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies spoke at an event held Wednesday, February 3, by the Whatcom Community College Social Justice, Equity & Pluralism Committee at the Syre auditorium, explaining that after nearly 15 years after the United States declared war on international terrorism, that strategy was unlikely to start working against ISIS now. Continue reading Panel discusses ISIS crisis


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