OPINION By Shelby Ford “Moana” is everything you would expect from a new feature animated movie from Disney. There is a strong-willed Princess who goes on a great adventure with her animal sidekick and many musical intervals. Although it’s not just the catchy lyrics, tear-jerking story or beautiful animation that…
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50-year celebration kicks off
By Shelby Ford On May 29, 1927, at the Leopold Hotel, a group of Bellingham community members sat down at their first meeting, marking the birth of Whatcom Community College. These individuals were the Board of Trustees appointed by Dan Evans, then governor of Washington.
Willie’s Journey: Just keep swimming
By Shelby Ford Willie the Orca has made it to the Elite Eight of the Northwest Athletic Conference’s mascot challenge. The mascot challenge is a five-week competition for a $1,000 prize that will go to purchasing a new costume. Willie is currently No. 7 in the rankings, and moving into…
Whatcom, the world is calling
By Shelby Ford Many dream of traveling the world, and many never get the chance. To walk the streets of Florence, take a cooking class in Barcelona, or spectate a sumo wrestling match in Tokyo. Traveling abroad is an incomparable experience that students rarely take advantage of.
Willie wobbles for Whatcom
Photos and Story by Shelby Ford Do you want to see Whatcom President Kathi Hiyane Brown and the cabinet members dancing with mascot Willie the Orca? Then head over to WCC Athletics Facebook page!