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…
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Kumquat Challenge: 10 words, one poem
By Vica Kazantseva April is national poetry month which means Whatcom Community College is putting on its 10th annual Kumquat poetry challenge. Any students, past or present can participate along with faculty, staff and board members.
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.
Longstanding tradition stirs controversy
By Vica Kazantseva The Whatcom Humane Society has raised concerns that the 42-year-old tradition of “Donkey Basketball” in the Ferndale School District is animal cruelty.
Whatcom basketball enters home stretch
Story by Kara Veldman, photos by Vica Kazantseva This year, the basketball teams at Whatcom Community College have the strongest sense of family than in any other year.
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.