Features

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

Parents: What to do with them

June 24, 2014

Even though you’re new to town, your parents probably think you’re an expert at everything involving Bellingham because you’re now living here. When they visit, they will probably

Roommates: Gotta love them

June 24, 2014

One small room, two twin beds and another person to share that space with. Welcome to the dorm life. If you have never met your roommate before you might find yourself Facebook stalking them and

Associated Students Board of Directors: Welcomes you to Western

June 24, 2014

Our new elected board is already preparing for the year to come! We’ve asked four of the seven members on the AS Board of Directors a couple of questions to help incoming students get to know

Tips for the sun deprived: How to survive Bellingham's rainy and cloudy days

June 24, 2014

Bellingham gets an average of 157 sunny days per year, according Bestplaces.net. But what do you do about the other 208 non-sunny days? For the sunshine-loving students, Bellingham’s cloudy

Western students offer advice to new Vikings

June 24, 2014

Current freshmen to incoming freshmen The transition

That's soo Western: Eight quirks that reflect Western

June 24, 2014

Have you ever walked through Western’s campus, saw something eccentric and you thought to yourself: That’s sooooo Western? Probably. So, we’ve compiled a list of things that are

Did you know...? Western fun facts

June 24, 2014

While the beautiful nature of Western’s campus charms the Western community and greater community alike, it’s filled with facts and secrets that aren’t known to all.Western Student

The Besties: The Best of the AS Review

June 2, 2014

Volume 29 of the AS Review is wrapping up, so we took the time to review some of our best content of the year. We present to you: The Besties. 

Political Science Association connects students and faculty

June 2, 2014

Discussing thousands of political issues on a strong politically motivated campus can be tough, but there is one organization that has tried to unify Western’s political community. We sat down

Manatee Commune gets ready to rock summer music festivals

May 27, 2014

Western sophomore Grant Eadie is the force behind Manatee Commune, a local band that’s about to play some pretty big stages. Eadie is set to perform at Capitol Hill Block Party and

Meet Babes: Man’s best friend is also man’s savior

May 27, 2014

When a cream-colored Labradoodle runs through campus enthusiastically greeting students, Western senior Cort Anderson trails behind, grinning at his best friend as she puts smiles on people’s

The AS Elections: What’s behind the decline in voter turnout?

May 27, 2014

Every spring, the Associated Students holds elections to determine who will sit on next year’s AS Board of Directors. The seven members of the board are the elected representatives of the

“We’re hilarious and we can’t help it” What it’s like as a woman in the male-centric world of comedy

May 27, 2014

The comedy world is no longer a boys-only club. Women comedians are taking over the stage, television and… Western? Almost. Western

Onyx Coffee Bar: The best coffee shop in Bellingham?

May 19, 2014

Located at 1015 Railroad Ave, placed in an area that one could only describe as a “hole in the wall,” lies Onyx Coffee Bar. My favorite kind of place in a town is the one that is

Western men’s track team wins third straight title: Our writer takes you inside the 2014 GNAC track championship

May 19, 2014

Track and field often makes very little sense to those who have never been a part of the sport. Actually, there are days when it doesn’t make much sense to those of us who have committed

Artist Lenny Moore invites you to [Insert Text Here]

May 19, 2014

If you’ve been in the Viking Union Gallery in the past three weeks, you may have been confused, intrigued or even, like several students, wondered if it was a still work in progress. The show

Why that catcall isn’t a harmless compliment: An in-depth look at slut shaming

May 19, 2014

As the weather heats up, the rain coats get stashed away and everybody rushes to dig out those summer clothes. Suddenly there are T-shirts, sun dresses, bro tanks, jorts and flip flops as far as