By Shelby Ford Many dream of traveling the world, and many never get the chance. To walk the streets of Florence, take a cooking class in Barcelona, or spectate a sumo wrestling match in Tokyo. Traveling abroad is an incomparable experience that students rarely take advantage of.
Month: January 2017
Local discounts for students
By Naira Gonzales Aranda Student discounts continue to grow as local food markets, online stores, gyms, and even public transportation jump on the Whatcom student discount advantages.
‘Silence’ stirs emotions in viewers
By Justin Busby Three years ago, Martin Scorsese made a film about a rebellious Wall Street broker and his rise and fall from making $49 million in a year to running investment seminars in hotel ballrooms.
‘La La Land’ lands seven Golden Globes
By Justin Busby The 74th annual Golden Globes were held on Jan. 8 showcasing the best actors, directors, shows and films to have entertained and dazzled us during the rather dreary year of 2016. But at least it ended on a high note that is “La La Land,” a dramatic,…
Outdoor Center makes enjoying winter easy
By Craig Gabrielson From a backpacking trip in Utah to basic bike repair, Whatcom students have full access to adventure through the Outdoor Center, located on the bottom floor of the Viking Union at Western.
Willie wobbles for Whatcom
Photos and Story by Shelby Ford Do you want to see Whatcom President Kathi Hiyane Brown and the cabinet members dancing with mascot Willie the Orca? Then head over to WCC Athletics Facebook page!
Growing intolerance provides an opportunity
“I, Donald J. Trump, do solemnly swear that I will faithfully execute the office of President of the United States, and will, to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States.”
Orcas build momentum against Edmonds
By Justin Busby The Orca women finished the pre-season with a 4-5 record, an improvement from where they were last year coming into the first game 0-11. The Orcas sport the smallest line-up in the NWAC with six active players, meaning the starting five players usually play over 34 minutes…
‘Whatcom Listens’ to all student voices
By Naira Gonzales Aranda With mixed emotions running high on the week of inaguration, students gathered informally to express their concerns. Whatcom Community College’s office of students organized a meeting earlier this month called “Whatcom Listens” which both students, and staff. Everyone there got a chance to express what was…