By Justin Busby
Whatcom hosted a celebration of Immigration Rights free to the public in Syre Student Center on Wednesday, May 3.
Syre auditorium was filled with an audience of students and many Bellingham community members eager to hear the words of Hiroshi Motomura, a professor of law at UCLA, award-winning immigration author, and a 2017 Guggenheim Fellow grant recipient for his exemplary work on immigration law and policy.
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By Kai Vieira da Rosa
The results are in, Jennifer Contreras is Whatcom’s most talented! On May 5, 2017 Contreras performed “Toxic” by Britney Spears and took home first place and a prize worth $500.
Five performances took place that night in the Heiner Theater on the Whatcom Community College campus.
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By Eric Hermosada
In celebration of Whatcom Community College’s 50th anniversary, an exhibit was made in downtown Bellingham at the Old City Hall.
On April 15, and 26, tours were curated by Bob Winters, who taught English at Whatcom in 1985, is the Chair of the Arts and Humanities Division and 50th Anniversary Ambassador.
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By Eric Hermosada
Students from all over Washington gathered in Yakima to attend the annual Students of Color Conference (SOCC), which was held by the Multicultural Student Services Directors’ Council (MSSDC) from April 6-8.
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By Simon Thomas
Bellingham hosted the first ever CASCADIA Women’s Film Festival at the Pickford Film Center, Mt. Baker Theater, and Western Washington University from April 19-23. The festival booked 24 films to be shown across Bellingham, all of which were directed by women.
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