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.
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.
Tightly contested games have the Whatcom women in danger of a short season but new additions could bolster the lineup for the second half.
The Whatcom women’s basketball team has worked incredibly hard every minute on the court, however it may not be enough as the team sits tied for sixth with seven games remaining in the regular season.
Students are encouraged to utilize as many resources at Whatcom as possible so they can continue to be successful during college including counseling, the math and writing centers, and the many different ways of getting money through scholarships or financial aid.