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Soccer team brings in new players

By Justin Busby

Head Coach Mary Schroeder announced Thursday, April 13 that letters of intent had been signed by Ferndale forward JazLynn Ahrens, Squalicom midfielder Payton Fowler, Bellingham forward Kayla Heidenreich, and Meridian’s pair of forwards Payton Lunde and Micaela Pimento, along with Columbia River midfielder Alexis Detling from Vancouver, Wash., Bellingham class of 2016 graduate Kylie Clark, and Ferndale class of 2015 graduate Carly Bannerman. Continue reading


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Whatcom holds first Health and Wellness Fair

By Justin Busby

Whatcom’s first ever Health & Wellness Fair was hosted in the Pavilion’s gym and team rooms during the late morning and early afternoon on Wed. March 8.
The fair featured over a dozen info tables designed to educate students with visual aids and details on a wide variety of well-being topics like CPR, STD’s, and health insurance. Volunteers at these booths also opened up conversations with Whatcom students and supplied students with health care advice, disaster preparation, even safe contact numbers for potential emergencies.

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Orcas fail to punch ticket to final four

By Justin Busby

Men’s basketball beat Clark College in overtime during the first round of the NWAC tournament but are defeated by Walla-Walla in the second round.
The Orcas clinched the 4th seed of the North division with a play-in victory 87-84 against the Everett Trojans and received their 12th ever berth into the NWAC tournament.

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Oscars: Western-action-thriller aims to impress come “Hell or High Water”

By Justin Busby

For my final pick, I chose “Hell or High Water”, a movie that didn’t receive nearly as much buzz as the other films in the category, in fact it was shutout of its four nominations, but I enjoyed it immensely, especially as a change of pace from the slower drama picks in the category.

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Orca women end season on win; men stay alive

By Justin Busby

Whatcom women’s basketball upset second place Peninsula 78-73 on Sophomore Night while the men force an NWAC tournament play-in game for the last playoff spot in the North division.
Both the Whatcom men’s basketball team and the Everett Trojans were tied for fourth place with 7-6 records coming into March 1, each team looking to lock down the last playoff spot.

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