By Simon Thomas Jarrett Martin has attended Whatcom Community College for the past four years and has been the Associated Students of Whatcom Community College (ASWCC) president for the last year. Martin originally came to Washington from Arkansas to attend Digipen Institute of Technology, a private college in Redmond, Washington,…
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Bellingham hosts their first women’s film festival
By Simon Thomas Bellingham hosted the first ever CASCADIA Women’s Film Festival at the Pickford Film Center, Mt. Baker Theater, and Western Washington University from April 19-23. The festival booked 24 films to be shown across Bellingham, all of which were directed by women.
Gov. Inslee speaks at Energy Symposium
By Simon Thomas Western Washington University hosted an Energy Symposium where Gov. Jay Inslee gave a speech about regulating pollution, developing new ways to create and store renewable energy and his goals for the future of transportation in Washington. In attendance, were representatives from Boeing, Alaska Airlines, PACCAR, and other…
Letter from the Editor: What time is it?
Benjamin Franklin wrote a letter in 1784 with the idea that if our country were to set our clocks forward one hour so that the sun will set later in the day, everyone would save on candles and lantern oil. Also, people would be able to work deeper into the…
Letter from the Editor
There seems to come a time every winter quarter where the dismal weather, flu season, and shorter days all seem to come together to form a perfect storm, often times when its least convenient for school schedules. Unless you are a major skier or snowboarder, it can seem harder to…
Letter from the Editor
Last week, President Trump’s Executive Order to ban travel to the U.S. from citizens of seven different countries has led to protests at international ports all over the nation. In the same order, he put a 120-day ban on the U.S. Refugee Program, which will pause thousands of immigrants’ benefits…
Growing intolerance provides an opportunity
“I, Donald J. Trump, do solemnly swear that I will faithfully execute the office of President of the United States, and will, to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States.”
Resources, community, and success in the Veteran’s Center
By Simon Thomas As Veteran’s Day approached, Whatcom set up a memorial displayed at the Heiner Center to honor those who served in our country’s Armed Forces.
Soccer kicks off first of many tournaments
By Simon Thomas Whatcom’s first intramural tournament of the school year kicked off at Orca Field, where over 40 students, faculty and staff played soccer together. The Student Rec Center organized the tournament for Friday, Nov. 18.
Sailing along the Salish Sea shore
By Simon Thomas Six years ago, the U.S. and Canadian governments officially accepted the name Salish Sea as the title of the Strait of Juan de Fuca, Strait of Georgia, and Puget Sound. The process had to go through the Washington State Board of Geographical Names and the Geographical Names…