By Justin Busby
The Bellingham Bells welcomed the 2017 summer baseball season with a series win against the Gresham GreyWolves.
The Bells kicked off the new season of baseball with two wins in their opening three game home stand of the year.
The Bells are coming out swinging, attempting to reach the West Coast League final again after they were defeated last year by the Corvallis Knights, losing the playoff two games to one.
The WCL is a collegiate summertime baseball league created in 2005 for eligible student athletes to develop their skills for the next level like minor or major league baseball.
The Bellingham Bells have players representing universities from all around the country like Gonzaga, University of Maine, and Tulane University.
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by Kai Vieira da Rosa
Whatcom Events and the Whatcom County Chamber of Commerce hosted the 44th annual Ski to Sea Race and Blossomtime Parade.
Whatcom President Kathi Hiyane-Brown was selected to lead the floats as the Grand Marshal for the Blossomtime Parade at the annual Ski to Sea event.
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By Kai Vieira de Rosa
Recreation fanatics from across the U.S. will line up at the Mt. Baker Ski Area and begin the seven leg race down to the Bellingham bay for Ski to Sea’s 44th annual team relay on May 29.
Ski to Sea is an annual team relay race starting from Mt. Baker Ski Area, ending in Bellingham Bay.
The race is traditionally held the Sunday of Memorial Day weekend. Ski to Sea has seven different events; downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, running, biking, canoeing, cyclocross-biking, and kayaking, combining to make the largest multi-sport team relay race in the world.
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By Eric Hermosada
The fourth annual Students Leading Change Conference (SLCC) was held on May 20 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Whatcom’s campus in the Syre Student Center Auditorium by the Social Justice, Equity, and Pluralism Committee (SoJEP).
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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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