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Mini computers for the masses

By: Greg Lane

 

Whatcom student Lynda Moore, who is in the IT program, teamed up with the IT Professionals Club to build a supercomputer with Raspberry Pi computers. The Raspberry Pi nodes on the left are connected to the master computer which Lynda is working on. Photo by Greg Lane.
Whatcom student Lynda Moore, who is in the IT program, teamed up with the IT Professionals Club to build a supercomputer with Raspberry Pi computers. The Raspberry Pi nodes on the left are connected to the master computer which Lynda is working on. Photo by Greg Lane.

The IT Professionals Club at Whatcom Community College successfully assembled and disassembled a supercomputer made up of 32 Raspberry Pi (RPi) boards on May 30. Continue reading Mini computers for the masses


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Drag show fundraises for Bellingham’s Pride Festival

By: Lynette Martinez

*Note: The Horizon editorial staff formally apologizes for the wrong inclusion and referal to ‘Betty Desire’ in the Article.*

Whatcom’s annual “Drag and Variety Show” was hosted by local drag queens Sydney Downunder (left) and Shanita Blough (right), who kept the audience laughing with raunchy jokes in between performances.   Photo Courtesy of Robin Robar.
Whatcom’s annual “Drag and Variety Show” was hosted by local drag queens Sydney Downunder (left) and Shanita Blough (right), who kept the audience laughing with raunchy jokes in between performances. Photo Courtesy of Robin Robar.

Men in high heels with long lashes and elegant dresses were placed center stage when Whatcom Community College’s Queer-Straight Alliance (QSA) presented its annual “Drag and Variety Show” May 30 in Heiner Theater. Continue reading Drag show fundraises for Bellingham’s Pride Festival


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A spin on thespian

By: Max Singer

 

Whatcom students Sean Romond (left) and Christopher Bowman (right) performing the play “The Apple” in Whatcom’s annual One -Act Play Festival. Photo by Max Singer.
Whatcom students Sean Romond (left) and Christopher Bowman (right) performing the play “The Apple” in Whatcom’s annual One -Act Play Festival. Photo by Max Singer.

Whatcom Community College’s drama classes are teaming up with the Drama Club again this year to produce both full-length productions and shorter segment plays. This spring quarter, Whatcom’s annual One-Act Play Festival was held June 5 through June 7. Continue reading A spin on thespian


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Marine ecology class returns to Whatcom

By: Kelly Rockey

tudents in Intertidal Marine Ecology find animals such as this purple sea star, or Pisaster ochraceus, on the field trips they take to explore local marine life. Photo by Jordan Gardner.
Students in Intertidal Marine Ecology find animals such as this purple sea star, or Pisaster ochraceus, on the field trips they take to explore local marine life. Photo by Jordan Gardner.

After being discontinued ten years ago, Whatcom Community College once again offered its students a course in marine biology this spring, Intertidal Marine Ecology. Continue reading Marine ecology class returns to Whatcom


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