At Whatcom Community College, the athletic department is working hard through the pandemic to prepare for the upcoming sports season. Players and coaches are working closely together to remain competitive in the Northwest Athletic Conference while also keeping player safety a top priority. In an email to WCC Horizon, Head Women’s Soccer Coach Mary Schroeder described some of the issues of continuing to work through a global pandemic.
Schroeder explained how her team was “excited about the opportunity to get some practices in this fall” and described the parameters in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19, which includes athletes being allowed to train in group of up to 6 players, wearing masks and staying socially distanced unless they are participating in strenuous activity.
The election is still more than a week away, but tens of millions of Americans have already cast their votes. The 2020 election is projected to have the highest voter turnout in over a century: 150 million people and 65% of the nation’s registered voters according to Forbes.
There is no less voting buzz at Whatcom Community College as there is for the rest of the nation this election season. ASWCC has been holding panels to answer questions on how to vote and register, and they have created a Get Out the Vote program through social media, according to ASWCC President Hannah Oliver.
Throughout the past couple of weeks, trails and other outdoor areas have begun to reopen. Like most of us, I have been looking for a way to safely get out and experience something other than the inside of my home. A great place to check out to get some safe exercise is the Point Whitehorn Marine Reserve.
Whatcom Community College’s Visual and Performing Arts
courses have been functioning online this quarter for the first time due to the
state’s stay-at-home order, according to Whatcom’s visual art discipline lead
Beishline has been working at Whatcom since 2001 running the 3D art classes. In his time at Whatcom, he said has never taught online.