By Shelby Ford
On May 29, 1927, at the Leopold Hotel, a group of Bellingham community members sat down at their first meeting, marking the birth of Whatcom Community College.
These individuals were the Board of Trustees appointed by Dan Evans, then governor of Washington.
Continue reading 50-year celebration kicks off
By Naira Gonzales Aranda
Whatcom Community College students attended the Masquerade ball at Whatcom Saturday, Jan. 28. Organized through Student Life as, “an event for students to have fun,” Ella Mathews said. “We actually hadn’t had a dance here in the last like 20 years.”
Pryada Kuankitpaisan said, “I’m most excited to meet new people,” as she put her mask on to go into the ball. Continue reading Masquerade dance is a ball
By Justin Busby
With the first half of the regular season in the books, the men’s basketball team is currently in a four-way tie for second place with a 4-3 record.
Continue reading Men’s Basketball trails division leaders
By Shelby Ford
Willie the Orca has made it to the Elite Eight of the Northwest Athletic Conference’s mascot challenge.
The mascot challenge is a five-week competition for a $1,000 prize that will go to purchasing a new costume. Willie is currently No. 7 in the rankings, and moving into Week 3.
Continue reading Willie’s Journey: Just keep swimming
Last week, President Trump’s Executive Order to ban travel to the U.S. from citizens of seven different countries has led to protests at international ports all over the nation. In the same order, he put a 120-day ban on the U.S. Refugee Program, which will pause thousands of immigrants’ benefits and puts others at risk of losing work and student visas.
Continue reading Letter from the editor