But, where do you get your protein?

OPINION By Craig Gabrielson I’ve heard a lot of different words used to describe me and my vegan diet; extremist, hippie, tree-hugger, naïve – the list goes on. Then add my military background, where red-blooded, steak-eating, beer-drinking masculinity is a point of pride for most. Believe me, I’ve heard my…

New marine biology class makes a splash

By Craig Gabrielson Marine biology is making its debut this spring quarter at Whatcom. Biology 159 studies basic biological principles applied to the marine environment, according to the course description on Whatcom’s website. In the past, Whatcom offered Biology 130, a three-credit course titled, Intertidal Marine Ecology.

Human rights film festival inspires hope

By Craig Gabrielson The 17th Bellingham Human Rights Film Festival recently wrapped in the local community. Filmmakers from all around gathered to share films and to discuss important ideas and pressing matters. Whatcom Community College hosted of a number of the films in this year’s festival.

I ♥ STEM week highlights innovation

By Craig Gabrielson As a part of the 50-year anniversary celebration, Whatcom dedicated a week to commemorate science, technology, engineering and mathematics with its “I heart STEM” week. Faculty and students gathered for events centered around recent breakthrough in the STEM community, new scholarship opportunities and discussions about Whatcom’s new…