ASWCC Student Government gives every student a voice

The ASWCC Student Government, which includes the Executive Board and the Senate, is working on several projects aimed at improving students’ experiences at WCC and amplifying their voices. ASWCC is the acronym for Associated Students of Whatcom Community College, whereas the ASWCC Student Government is the group of students selected…

Celebrating National Love Your Pet Day

February 20 is National Love Your Pet Day! For the holiday, we’ve collected students’ photos of their dogs, cats, reptiles, horses, and other pets to share with you, and we asked some of these pet owners what they love most about their pet. “I love that they are willing to…

“I Need to Start a Garden” Review

Portland-based musician Haley Heynderickx’s debut album “I Need to Start a Garden,” released in March 2018 under Mama Bird Recording Company, has recently garnered more attention, including mine, via TikTok recently when track two, “The Bug Collector,” experienced some virality. This indie folk album explores self-doubt, faith, love, and gardens…

A Spoiler-Free Look into ‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse’

Spider-Man fans rejoice! The much-anticipated sequel to the groundbreaking animated film “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” is set to web swing its way onto the big screen. Titled “Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse,” this thrilling follow-up promises to take audiences on a mind-bending, multiverse adventure.   Produced by Sony Pictures Animation in…

Studio Ghibli Films at Pickford Film Center: A Nostalgic Journey into Childhood

In a delightful treat for movie enthusiasts and animation lovers alike, the Bellingham Pickford Film Center has announced they plan to show the iconic works of Studio Ghibli. This unique cinematic experience promises to transport audiences back to their childhoods, recreating the joy people once felt as children. Starting this…

The Return of Drama Productions

The pandemic put a roaring stop on drama productions throughout the state, as folks could no longer gather to watch and be entertained, but Gerry Large wants it to make a comeback. Large, Whatcom Community College’s Visual & Performing Arts Department Lead, had decided that this quarter his actors would…

Star Wars: Tales Of The Jedi has something for every fan

A little snippet of the Anakin-Ahsoka dynamic that fans of the “Filoniverse” have been starved for can now be found in the streaming Star Wars animated anthology “Tales of the Jedi.” Die-hards have been waiting for their chance to hear the voice actors and see the distinct animation style of…

What to watch on Disney+ (Trailer Roundup)

Disney+ Day, the yearly celebration of the streaming service, on Sept. 8 brought two anticipated films to the lineup (“Thor: Love and Thunder” and “Pinocchio”) in addition to seeing the premiere of new trailers for “BTS: Permission to Dance on Stage – LA” and “Andor”, the upcoming Disney+ Original series…

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…