From Running Start to running animation project

At 17 years old, most teenagers are focused on making the most of their high school experience, getting their license and driving for the first time or even landing a part-time job, but for Wes Warfel, it was joining Whatcom Community College and getting a headstart. Whatcom Community College offers…

Puppies vs Kittens: Which is the Ultimate Pet?

Choosing a pet can be tricky, especially when faced with the challenge of picking between a puppy or a kitten as a new addition to the family. Ultimately, when it comes to picking many factors help us make a decision, primarily our personal preference and lifestyle. Puppies: Puppies need social…

Dropped classes leave Whatcom students behind

Canceled classes due to low enrollment cause disruption in the lives of Whatcom Community College students and faculty. When enrollment is low for classes that have been scheduled far in advance, substantial deliberation goes into deciding what steps to take going forward, explains Carla Gelwicks, Dean of Instruction at Whatcom….

¿Hablas Espanol? Whatcom Museum is ready for you

 The Whatcom Museum, an art and natural history museum in downtown Bellingham is displaying its exhibitions to a new audience. “One of the barriers for some people to come in is not being able to read or understand the labels,” said Christina Claassen, the museum’s marketing and public relations manager….

Whatcom programs open conversations about mental health

Whatcom Community College hopes to combat the stigma around mental health by reaching out to students and bringing awareness to available resources on campus. “The stigma and stereotypes around mental illness induce and perpetuate feelings of shame, which keeps people from speaking up and seeking support,” said Carlyn Finerty, a…