New Lecture Series Inspires and Engages Whatcom Students

The Whatcom Community College Foundation in partnership with the college, Skagit Valley College, LGBTQ+ Western, John Baker and Friends of WCC has launched a series of lectures called “Dismantling Racism and Advocating for Justice”. The series was designed to create engagement on transforming and promoting justice in communities of color…

Former International Student, Whatcom Alum Returns to Campus

If you’ve stopped by the front desk in Syre Student Center on the Whatcom Community College campus you probably know Quan Duong. Chances are, he knows you too. In fact, if you see him during working hours, you will always be graced with a smile and a warm greeting. “He…

Wingles Welcomes Students Back to Campus

The Associated Students of Whatcom Community College have restarted their wingles social event after a long break due to the pandemic. The word ‘wingle’ originated from the term ‘weekly mingles’ and was coined several years ago by ASWCC leaders. Since the campus has returned to in-person classes, the ASWCC Programming…

Martha Coolidge Never Had a Fallback Plan

Doesn’t everyone have a fallback plan?  “I was willing to make a fallback plan but I don’t think I ever went there,” said award-winning American film director Martha Coolidge who helmed the influential films Valley Girl and Real Genius. Coolidge recently visited Bellingham to speak at the Cascadia International Women’s…

Fun O’Rama Throwdown Hopes to Spark Interest in Younger Generation

The Engineering and Art departments at Whatcom Community College partnered May 19 to bring a hands-on, all-ages event to Cascade Hall in the hopes of getting kids excited about engineering. “Cascade Hall Fun O’ Rama Throwdown” welcomed the campus alongside the public to explore all that the recently-renovated engineering space…

Movie Review: Sam Raimi’s Multiversal Marvel Madness

(This review contains spoilers for the recently released 28th entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe – “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness”) “Pizza Poppa always gets paid!” So we are introduced to Bruce Campbell’s latest cameo in a Sam Raimi film. You see, Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) and his…