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Cheap dates, priceless memories

November 24, 2014

Think you found that special someone? Want to get to know them better but your budget is tight? Don’t worry! We some cheap date ideas that are going get your date saying “Wow, this

Stop being so mood-tea

November 24, 2014

Tea is well known for its endless health benefits such as reducing risk for heart disease and lowering cholesterol, but what most people don’t know is that it plays a big role in changing

Backpacks in, "thank you" out: Bus etiquette 101

November 10, 2014

Using public transportation has been a usual routine in many people’s lives. But every once in a while, people will make mistakes and cause disturbances that affect the bus driver and other

Warning against triggering topics

November 10, 2014

Trigger warnings for difficult material have recently become a hot topic on college campuses across the nation, with passionate arguments on both sides, for and against. A trigger warning is a list

Inclusive language: The language of love

November 10, 2014

Have you ever unintentionally misgendered someone and then felt horrible about it? Or cringed as one of your loved ones made a casually racist joke? Are you confused as to how a word becomes

Viking Radio Theatre takes over the airwaves

November 10, 2014

After creating and producing an hour-long radio theatre show Viking Radio Theatre Club plans to take over the airwaves on KUGS 89.3 for their second show of the quarter on Sunday, Nov. 23 from 6 to

Great food with a side of happiness

November 3, 2014

Santok Tumber has had his India Grill stand on Vendor’s Row since 2012. We sat down in his restaurant on Cornwall Avenue to talk over cups of delicious chai tea, made from a blend of fresh

Circle K: Bringing smiles to Western since 1982

November 3, 2014

Access to scholarships, conventions and international opportunities are just a few of the perks of being a member of one of Western’s oldest clubs on campus, Circle K International. CKI is the

No football? No problem

November 3, 2014

In January 2009, Western announced an end to its football program after top administrators believed it was the best decision for the overall quality of Western’s Athletics Program. However,

A haunting in the 'Ham

October 27, 2014

Every Halloween children dress up like little witches and goblins and stroll around their neighborhoods collecting treats from homes of strangers. What’s even spookier than that is the fact

Squawk! Squawk! Goes the dead parrot

October 20, 2014

With no preparation, no script, no rehearsal, improv performers step on stage and shout out, “What’s on my hand!?” Without missing a beat, the audience screams out, “Bees!

Show! The Show the new sketch comedy show

October 20, 2014

Show! The Show, formerly known as You Would! is part of KVIK, Western’s AS filmmaking office, which also offers opportunities to produce news programs through VTV and short films of all

Clayton Beach: A climb by the bay

October 13, 2014

It was while sitting at the top of our last problem of the afternoon, watching the sun dip down toward surface of the bay, that I lamented the coming cold and rain of fall and the many late nights

Who is Western President Bruce Shepard?

October 13, 2014

A typical day in the life of Western President Bruce Shepard usually begins around 6 a.m. “I love to roast my coffee beans, so every morning I’ll make two double lattes,” Shepard

Transcend preconceived notions of gender

October 13, 2014

“Transcendence,” an exhibition of twelve portraits by photographer Jess T. Dugan, will be on display in the Viking Union Gallery starting Oct. 8-31. This exhibition has been brought to

Western club promotes body positivty

October 6, 2014

Two and a half years ago, Western junior Rebecca Rivero found herself losing track of time and surfing the internet late into the night. Her travels through the web led her to a very dark corner of

JSA: A cultural learning experience

October 6, 2014

The Japanese Student Association’s first meeting was swamped with more than 60 new participants Monday, Sept 29 in Miller Hall 17. “JSA is still a new club right now, but we’re

Jack White takes on solo album, Andrew Wise takes on Jack White

June 24, 2014

At this point in his musical career, Jack White has built up enough critical and popular acclaim to be fearlessly experimental and bold with his projects. In many ways, his fearless experimentation

Hidden spots: All the secret places around Bellingham you need to know about

June 24, 2014

Locust Beach Where: On the side of Locust Avenue Bellingham, Washington. What: A sandy beach on the Northern end of Bellingham Bay, this is a great place for hangouts, kickbacks and bonfires. Skim

Explore the new trails of the Chuckanuts

June 24, 2014

If Western had a nickel for every time one of its students bragged about the natural beauty of Bellingham, we might be able to afford to build a chairlift from campus to the top of Oyster Dome. But