‘Breaking hearts and body parts’

By Vica Kazantseva The Bellingham Roller Betties came with a swing as crowds of families and other fellow Bellinghamsters packed the stands to watch the local roller derby teams play. Their first bout of season 9 took place at Whatcom in the Pavilion as they have in the past, with…

Panel discusses European migrant crisis

By Vica Kazantseva For anybody who wished to learn more about the European refugee crisis, ‘International Week’ was the perfect week for students to get educated on migration and the current living conditions/ issues that many families are facing in the Middle East.

Veterans drive sustainable farming within the county

By Vica Kazantseva “To empower military veterans to grow food, communities and each other.” This is the mission statement from Growing Veterans, a non-profit organization located in Mt. Vernon and Lynden, dedicated to “creating a holistic solution” to fighting multiple issues veterans face- unemployment, homelessness, suicide,  and depression, through empowering…

Whatcom offers support for victims of sexual assault

By Vica Kazantseva In order to spread awareness on sexual assault and the different resources Whatcom provides for victims and witnesses, the SOJEP (Social Justice, Equity and Pluralism) committee conducted a panel discussion Wednesday in Heiner Theater directed toward informing students about sexual assault.