Category Archives: FEATURES

“Romeo, You Idiot!” is coming soon to Heiner

By Monique Everett

The play “Romeo, You Idiot!” a comedic spoof of Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet,” will be playing in Heiner Theatre on Nov. 16 and Nov. 18 at 7:30 p.m.

            “It’s a successful show,” Gerry Large, drama full time faculty, said.

            Written by Tim Kochenderfer, the comedic play retells the tale of star crossed lover, Romeo, emphasizing his undying love for Juliet until something comes between them. Continue reading “Romeo, You Idiot!” is coming soon to Heiner


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WCC Engineers Without Borders give a dam

By Holden Sandal

In the summer of 2017, three Whatcom students traveled to Kenya as part of the volunteer relief organization Engineers without Borders.

Ross Hunnicutt, Irene Mahoney and Roderick Kimball traveled to the small town of Kiritiri in the Eastern part of Kenya.

A rural community of mostly self-sufficient farmers, the main problem in the region is lack of water.

Both Mahoney and Hunnicutt said that both were encouraged to join Engineers without Borders (EWB) by their engineering professor at Whatcom, Eric Davishal. . Continue reading WCC Engineers Without Borders give a dam


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Compass 2 Campus directs kids

By Holden Sandal

Whatcom’s class Compass 2 Campus mentors to children of low income families. The Compass 2 Campus Program places mentors with kids grades 5-12 in schools traditionally from underrepresented and low-income backgrounds.

The goal of Compass 2 Campus (C2C), is to encourage students to graduate from high school and recognize opportunities in higher education.

The C2C program at Whatcom is currently partnered with Western Washington University as a three credit class and only requires 4 hours of community service. Continue reading Compass 2 Campus directs kids


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By Jeremy Short

Student athletes come from all around the globe to come play for Whatcom and represent the community the athletic program has built.

Whatcom is much smaller than most colleges, making it hard to go out and recruit for their athletics program. Whatcom has three sports to offer to students; soccer, volleyball and basketball.

            Many of the student athletes that decide to play at Whatcom have been raised locally and want to remain in Whatcom County. Continue reading


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Whatcom welcomes new division chair

By Monique Everett

Rhonda Daniels, English teacher, and previous head of the English Department at Whatcom is the new Arts and Humanities division chair.

              “I’m excited about learning new things, and developing new relationships with people on campus that I haven’t worked with before,” Daniels said.

Overlooking budgets, and supporting department chairs through scheduling and staffing, Daniels connects with the Vice President of Instruction, and with other division chairs to disseminate information to the faculty. Continue reading Whatcom welcomes new division chair


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