Recent Graduates Share Valuable Advice for College Students

As another school year comes to a close, recent graduates reflect on their college experiences and offer words of wisdom to current students. A few graduates give advice and insights from what they learned from life during and after school. The advice is aimed at current students making the most…

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…

AIMing High – How WCC Supports Students Post-Pandemic

In an effort to provide personalized support and guidance to students facing unique challenges, Whatcom Community College has developed the AIM program. AIM, an acronym for Achieve, Imagine, Motivate, represents the core principles of this transformative initiative. By offering coaching and mentoring services, AIM aims to empower first-generation college students,…

A College Student’s Summer Guide to Exploring Bellingham

The summer is right around the corner for Whatcom students, and what better way to spend it than enjoying the beautiful places Bellingham has to offer? Many people, especially college students who are unfamiliar with this area, find themselves stuck wondering what to do in Whatcom County. With so many…

Exploring the Salish Sea

Rain or shine, “Introduction to the Salish Sea” finishes up their most exciting field trip yet: a three-day camping trip to San Juan Island. “The trip to San Juan Island was a fun experience because I got to apply the knowledge I obtained over the course of the quarter to…

Kulshan Trackside: A Place to Hang Out

Now that summer is getting into full swing, people are looking for outdoor spots to hang out with friends and grab food and drinks. This has led people to the popular Kulshan Trackside and the Waterfront Container Village, where they can hang out and play some cornhole or grab some…

DVSAS Comes to WCC

This quarter, Whatcom Community College has partnered with Whatcom County’s Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services (DVSAS) to provide more resources on campus for survivors and people in need. The overall mission of DVSAS is to support the victims of domestic violence (DV) and sexual violence (SV) and help the…

Washington State Implements Comprehensive Assault Weapon Ban

In a groundbreaking move aimed at enhancing public safety and curbing gun violence, Washington State has taken a decisive step by implementing a comprehensive assault weapon ban. The measure, which has gained significant attention and support, seeks to restrict the availability and possession of certain firearms known for their high…

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…