By Alex George The Orca women’s soccer team is off to a pretty good start in league play with three wins and only one loss on Wednesday, Sept. 21, to first place rival Peninsula College in the NWAC North Division.
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Whatcom reveals Learning Commons
By Alex George Whatcom Community College plans to add the first state funded building on campus since Kulshan Hall was built in 2004, The Phyllis and Charles Self Learning Commons project.
Donald Trump or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Comb Over
By Alex George I can’t believe I’m saying this; but I’ve come to accept that Donald Trump will be the Republican Party’s nomination to run for president of the United States. It seems like over the past few months he’s said something that should derail his run for the White…
Goodbye Marshawn Lynch
By Alex George After eight seasons in the National Football League, spending five of those as Seattle’s starting running back, Marshawn Lynch has decided to retire, making the announcement by tweeting a picture of his lime green cleats hanging on a telephone wire after the Super Bowl on Sunday.
Seattle Mariners come to town
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Whatcom Running Start director retires
Story by Kara Veldman, Photo by Alex George The Running Start community makes up a large population at Whatcom Community College, with over 900 students participating in it. The program allows high school juniors and seniors to attend Whatcom tuition-free and have the credits count for both high school and…
Tearing up the Ice
By Alex George Few sports combine speed, strength, and skill the way ice hockey does. While the Canadian national game has always been only marginally popular in America outside of New England and the northern Midwest, the Bellingham Blazers are starting to boost the games profile right here in Whatcom…
Moonshine for the masses
By Alex George Since the 1980’s, Washington state has seen a boom in the winery and craft brewing industry, but due to state and federal laws local distilling never took off. Recent legislation however, has greatly eased the process of opening a distillery and since 2008 dozens of craft distilleries…
Western, Whatcom to share new Pavilion
By Alex George With Western Washington University’s Carver Gymnasium currently under renovation, the Vikings men’s and women’s basketball and volleyball teams will temporarily make their home at Whatcom Community College’s newly reopened Pavilion.
‘Doctober’: Local cinema to host film festival
By Alex George Over 50 documentaries, covering a range of topics from South Sudanese independence to climate change, will be screened at the Pickford Film Center during the month of October. The annual event, known as Doctober,…