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Beyond Borders: International art competition to take over the VU Gallery

May 19, 2014

The battle for over $1,000 in prize money that will take place over the next few weeks in the Viking Union Gallery will be a quiet one, involving plenty of careful, pensive squinting. Beginning May

Alpha Kappa Psi joins Western's mission to fight against cancer at Relay for Life

May 12, 2014

If you love running, or food, or good music, or dancing, or a really good party or, above all, if you hate cancer, make sure to be a part of Western’s Relay for Life, a day-long celebration in

Honoring Western's veterans: The Veteran Chronicles

May 12, 2014

The Associated Students Veteran’s Outreach Center is putting on its very first “Stories Deployed: The Veteran Chronicles,” honoring the approximately 150 veterans on

NOVA Solar Window invention prompts student team to create business

May 5, 2014

After the shortcomings of Western basketball, it’s comforting that at least one team from Western reached a sweet 16. But this team’s uniform is a suit and tie, its game is solar energy

Breaking the taboo: One student develops a resource for suicide survivors

May 5, 2014

Twenty-two-year-old Western senior Haley Beglau constantly thinks about her father, Kurt. She thinks about him while she sips a cup of black coffee. She thinks about him on her 20-minute break at

Flying fruit and astronauts: STRFKR & Kithkin rock the Viking Union

May 5, 2014

If there is joy in copulating with stars, STRFKR laid it down on Sunday evening. Indie beats, an ecstatic atmosphere, astronauts and sex dolls, it was all there, culminating in an experience that

Western Shuttle route to expand to Happy Valley neighborhood

April 21, 2014

Western is hoping to expand its Late Night Shuttle service to include a route that will extend further into the neighborhoods south of campus. The shuttle rerouting stems from the growing student

Huxley students launch elk-searching drone in Skagit County

April 21, 2014

It only weighs four pounds, it sounds like an angry hummingbird, is a veteran of the Iraq war and, for Huxley Professor Dr. David Wallin, its forty minute flight over the Skagit Valley on April 9

Cristina Rodriguez, Candidate for VP for Diversity

April 21, 2014

Why are you seeking this position? I grew up in a

Jeremy Richtmyre, Candidate for VP for Governmental Affairs

April 21, 2014

Why are you seeking this position? The first reason

Sarah Kohout, Candidate for VP for Governmental Affairs

April 21, 2014

Why are you seeking this position? I am seeking the

Katrina Haffner, Candidate for VP for Activities

April 21, 2014

Why are you seeking this position? I am seeking this

Giselle Alcantar Soto, Candidate for VP for Activities

April 21, 2014

Why are you seeking this position? I’m seeking

Samantha Goldblatt, Candidate for VP Student Life

April 21, 2014

Why are you seeking this position? I’m seeking

Zach Dugovich, Candidate for VP for Student Life

April 21, 2014

Why are you seeking this position? I am seeking this

Jaleesa Smiley, Candidate for VP for Academic Affairs

April 21, 2014

Why are you seeking this position? I’m seeking

Patrick Eckroth, Candidate for VP for Academic Affairs

April 21, 2014

Why are you seeking this position? I’ve always

Chelsea Ghant, Candidate for VP for Business & Operations

April 21, 2014

Why are you seeking this position? I have a heart

Annika Wolters, Candidate for AS President

April 21, 2014

Why are you seeking this position? I’m seeking

Josie Ellison, Candidate for AS President

April 21, 2014

Why are you seeking this position? I’m running