Helping Students Get Oriented Back on Campus

After nearly two years of the campus being closed, the Office of Student Life and Development at Whatcom Community College is working diligently to increase engagement and get students involved again in campus life. “People don’t talk about it enough but being a student is hard,” Associated Students of Whatcom…

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…

Pizza Oven Project Cooking Over Summer

Doreen Richmond, who works in transitional learning at Whatcom Community College, saw students struggling to connect. “I noticed this year more than any other time in my past 22 years teaching that there were just so many students that were very anxious coming back to campus,” Richmond said.  So she…

Club Focus: What is Neurodiversity?

There’s a new club on campus. “Awareness, Acceptance, Advocacy,” a handmade sign advertises a new organization for WCC.  One of Whatcom Community College’s newest clubs hopes to create a safe space for neurodivergent students. Per Harvard Health, neurodiversity describes the idea that people experience and interact with the world around…