Phi Theta Kappa

By Cailean Mcleod Whatcom’s Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) club helps students pursue their career and educational goals. 19-year-old PTK member Ryan Kussmann said, “Having access to all these different resources from advisors to apply for scholarships and write college applications is pretty helpful.” Carol Reed-Jones, advisor for PTK, said PTK…

Students dig the archaeology fair

By Cailean McLeod Whatcom hosted an Archeology Fair in Syre Auditorium Oct. 25. with the goal of educating students about archeology. In honor of Washington State’s Archeology Month several statewide firms, college groups, and experts in archeology presented exhibits and activities about archeology.

Students new to art are “daring to draw”

By Cailean Mcleod Katherine Taylor’s Dare to Draw I class has attracted many people who crave artistic talent, but think they lack the skills. The five session class that started on Sept. 28 has already concluded, but those students who missed out on the opportunity can sign up for the…

7th ComiCon draws hundreds to Ferndale

By Cailean Mcleod Bellingham’s seventh annual ComiCon attracted so many people that the line reached to the back side of the Ferndale Events Center. Whatcom County denizens in full regalia costume dress came out of the woodwork on Saturday, Oct., 22 to line up and get their wristband for the…

Library offers new resources

By Cailean Mcleod Students often need class materials that they do not have, and the Whatcom Community College Library has established programs to help. Programs at the library, located in the Heiner Center, are aimed at helping students gather the resources required to complete assignments.

Drama department closes successful production

By Cailean McLeod Whatcom Community College drama department’s annual spring drama production was held June 3 in the Heiner theater. The production involved the collaboration of many drama student directors and actors in performing several published works by various past playwrights.

Former Whatcom teacher wins award

By Cailean McLeod Retired Math Department faculty member Doug Mooers received the Lifetime Achievement Award last month. Mooers, who served Whatcom Community College for nearly 30 years and retired in 2015, had contributed greatly to warrant the award from the Washington Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges.