Explore identity at the Naked Truth on Stereotypes

May 27, 2014

Not to be confused with the Bellingham Naked Bike Ride, the Naked Truth on Stereotypes will take the stage in the MPR at 7 p.m. on June 1. The event, cosponsored by the AS Ethnic Students Center and

Western’s Capoeira Club brings dance experts to campus for a day of learning and celebration

May 27, 2014

Are you ready for some rhythm? Check out the Afro-Brazilian Festival in Carver Gym D on Saturday, May 31. The event will be hosted by the WWU Capoeira Club with support from the department of

Transforming the taboo: Erotic Poetry Night

May 19, 2014

While Open Mic Night at the Underground Coffeehouse is a welcomed outlet of expression for Western students, Erotic Poetry Night allows students to express art of a different kind. What has

The Fifth Annual Queer Experience kicks off on Friday

May 5, 2014

The fifth annual Queer Experience will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, May 9 in the Viking Union Multipurpose room and Saturday, May 10 in Old Main Theater. The truth-telling event, sponsored by the

Finding safe road home: A look at sexual harassment in public transportation

May 5, 2014

A woman is beaten by a man for refusing his sexual advances in a SkyTrain station in downtown Vancouver. A transgender couple feels the heat of an angry stare from the man sitting across from them

Culture Shock is ready to pack the PAC Concert Hall

May 5, 2014

The Associated Students Ethnic Student Center is proud to present “Culture Shock.” On May 7 at 7 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center Concert Hall. this free event will feature 20

On the front lines of climate change: Environmental Center to welcome Winona LaDuke

March 3, 2014

If you haven’t heard of Winona LaDuke, take a minute, get out your internet-worthy device of choice and track down her TED talk. Watch it all the way through - if you have the attention span.

South Asian Student Association Heritage Dinner to take place Saturday

February 24, 2014

Founded in the early 1990s, the South Asian Student Association has since been proud to celebrate their culture together as an Ethnic Student Center club. Each year ESC clubs host annual heritage

Queer Resource Center looks for Queer Experience & Queer Music Showcase performers

February 24, 2014

March 3 and 4 will be two of the biggest days of the year for the Queer Resource Center. On

Breaking the trend: Elect-Her gives women the tools to be successful in male-dominated politics

January 27, 2014

In 2013, Washington ranked sixth in percentage of women in its legislature at 32 percent, according to the Center for American Women and Politics. While this is progress, the AS strives to make this

Club Connect takes over Rec Center Nov. 22

November 18, 2013

here aren’t many opportunities for students to swim in the Wade King Student Recreation Center pool or taste an array of baked goods within the facility at 2 a.m. As peculiar as this may

Spring Into Action: Top Spring Quarter Activities

April 29, 2013

Lord of the Rings Trivia Night Do you know the award-winning film and book series like the back of your hand? If so, attend the Underground Coffeehouses “Lord of the Rings Trivia

Take Back The Night

April 29, 2013

In response to the death of Susan Alexander Spleeth, a woman who was stabbed to death while walking home one night in Philadelphia during 1975, many college campuses around the country began to

Game of Thrones

April 29, 2013

This week, the Viking Union Gallery will unveil a unique exhibit that puts a special emphasis on an everyday object. The gallery will display significant pieces from Western’s collection of

Aaron Carter to Perform On April 9

April 8, 2013

On Tuesday, April 9, ‘90s teen pop-star-turned-Broadway-performer Aaron Carter will perform at Western as a part of his 60-day tour. Western students will be able to watch Carter perform old

Fifth Annual Yule Ball Jan. 26

January 21, 2013

In the fourth book of the epic Harry Potter series, “The Goblet Of Fire,” the Yule Ball was an event that brought the different magic schools together for a night of dancing and

An inclusive event: Homocoming

December 3, 2012

For many, recollecting high school memories includes many nights of dating, dressing up, and dancing the night away at Homecoming, Prom, or one of the many other high school dances. For others,

B'ham Jingle Jam

December 3, 2012

Dead week has begun and finals week is just around the corner for Western’s hardworking students. As the study groups begin to meet, the projects begin and the pots of coffee begin to brew,

'Body Talk' back for round two

November 26, 2012

“Body Talk:  Sexual Triumphs, Trials, and Revelations” – a performance of true stories about sex, birth, mothering, menopause, mammograms, wax jobs, and what it means to be a

Reel Rock Film Festival

November 12, 2012

“It’s terrifying,” said Heidi Rodenhizer, Associated Students Outdoor Center trip leader and avid climber. “My hands were sweating the whole time…that’s not the