photos by Matt Benoit and Jessica Etemadi
Whatcom’s Activities Committee gave away free ice cream to students outside the Syre Student Center on April 28. They also sold tickets for the upcoming Blue Scholars concert at Whatcom, to be held May 8.
Poet James Bertolino was presented with the gift of beer by library staff member Ara Taylor at the Kumquat Poetry Challenge Celebration, held April 29 in Whatcom’s Syre Black Box Theatre.
Bertolino received the six-pack for speaking at the celebration, which was a publishing party for the winners of the library’s annual poetry contest and celebration of National Poerty Month.
A bevy of brownies and cookies fill the refreshment table at the April 29 publishing party for the Kumquat Poetry Challenge.