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…

Orca Food Pantry Offers Food and Supplies for Students in Need

The Orca Food Pantry provides non-perishable food and hygiene products to students at Whatcom Community College in an effort to combat student food insecurity.  Thirty-nine percent of students at two-year institutions faced food insecurity according to a March 2021 Hope Center for College, Community and Justice #RealCollegeSurvey. Food insecurity is…

Whatcom Receives Grant From the National Science Foundation

Whatcom Community College was recently awarded a $686,975 grant from the National Science Foundation for a project that aims to improve course success rates, retain more students in STEM programs, and reduce equity gaps among engineering majors. “Our goal is to help students see how they can make positive contributions…

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…

Club Focus: What is Neurodiversity?

There’s a new club on campus. “Awareness, Acceptance, Advocacy,” a handmade sign advertises a new organization for WCC.  One of Whatcom Community College’s newest clubs hopes to create a safe space for neurodivergent students. Per Harvard Health, neurodiversity describes the idea that people experience and interact with the world around…