Koenig holds a talk on current relations with Russia

By Naira Gonzales Aranda Former US Ambassador John M Koenig gave a presentation at Whatcom regarding our relationship with Russia and past/current events. Koenig went over what started the deterioration in the relations between Moscow and other Western capitals, the first Cold War, where we’re at now and the brewing…

Students dig the archaeology fair

By Cailean McLeod Whatcom hosted an Archeology Fair in Syre Auditorium Oct. 25. with the goal of educating students about archeology. In honor of Washington State’s Archeology Month several statewide firms, college groups, and experts in archeology presented exhibits and activities about archeology.

Performing arts hold quarterly shows

By Dustin Rich The performing arts departments at Whatcom Community College might meet behind closed doors, however, they still have a presence among the student body. The drama department directed by Gerry Large is eager for new participants. Anyone even slightly interested is welcome to participate.

Library offers new resources

By Cailean Mcleod Students often need class materials that they do not have, and the Whatcom Community College Library has established programs to help. Programs at the library, located in the Heiner Center, are aimed at helping students gather the resources required to complete assignments.

New Orca Food Pantry helps feed students in need

By Gabiel Sofie Whatcom is now offering a service called Orca Food Pantry. This program has been created to help those in need. It is a service open to any students who may skip meals for financial reasons. The pantry is on the second floor of Syre Student Center, next…

The secondhand effect of smoking on campus

By Nate Kahn From the back of Syre Student Center to between Cascade Hall and Kelly Hall, it’s nearly impossible not to catch a whiff of secondhand smoke while walking around campus. In June 2014, the Associated Students of Whatcom Community College approved a statement urging the campus to establish…

Orca men’s soccer builds momentum

By Simon Thomas The Whatcom Orcas took on first-place Peninsula Pirates on Oct. 8 in a game that ended in a 1-1 draw, with key player, Alain Murhula, tying the score in the closing moments of the match, frustrating the only undefeated team in the league.