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International Programs celebrates diversity

Left to right: Surabhi Subedi, Iman Adem, Joy Kumala, Azrul Tarmizi, and Benedict Yeoh share a laugh at the Syre Student Center.
Left to right: Surabhi Subedi, Iman Adem, Joy Kumala, Azrul Tarmizi, and Benedict Yeoh share a laugh at the Syre Student Center.

By Elisa Espinoza

Since it was established in 1967, Whatcom Community College’s founder Harold G. Heiner had the purpose of internationalizing the school.
Heiner believed that by bringing in students from different countries and cultures, the college could achieve greater institutional diversity. Today, the International Programs staff works to preserve this legacy. Continue reading International Programs celebrates diversity


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Winter club fair highlights new offerings

By Eva Mo

The winter club fair, held on Jan. 26 at Syre Student Center, showcased 31 of the 36 active clubs on campus.

Alejandra Hobi, ASWCC Director for Club Events, organized and ran the event.

“I am really excited about clubs and especially about the Winter Club Fair,” Hobi said. “We have a record number of clubs at here right now and that is very exciting.”

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New bus pass program starts rolling

By Gabirel Sofie

Whatcom will be transitioning to a new system for its bus pass program starting winter quarter.
All currently enrolled students at Whatcom Community College will have the opportunity to obtain the integrated bus pass. A $20 charge will be added as part of regular tuition and the Whatcom Transportation Authority passes will be integrated into student Orca cards starting in 2017.

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Whatcom gets new Student Life director

By: Evan Leahy

At the beginning of the Spring 2016 quarter, Hui-Ling Chan took the position of Whatcom Community College’s Director of Student Life, replacing Associate Director of Student Life and Interim Director of Student Life Laura Singletary. Before Hui-Ling Chan became Director of Student Life at Whatcom Community College in April if this year, she worked as Assistant Director of University Residences at Western Washington University. She describes this step as another in a series to try to have the maximum impact on the areas in which she works. Continue reading Whatcom gets new Student Life director


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