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Ethnic Student Center banquet

May 31, 2010

u' ' u'Design by Austin Jansen/AS Publicity Center' Allison Milton/The AS Review This year has been full of programming, leadership and growth for the Ethnic Student Center (ESC). And while

ESC Expressions Talent Show

May 24, 2010

Allison Milton/The AS Review “Express Yourself” is the theme of this year’s ESC Expressions Talent Show, and that is exactly what the AS Black Student Union (BSU), who is hosting the event, hopes

Serving our Soldiers

May 24, 2010

u' ' u'Design by Jorden Andersen/AS Publicity Center' Allison Milton/The AS Review At 7 p.m. on May 26 in AW 204, the AS Veteran’s Outreach Center (VOC) will host Serving our Soldiers:

Cooking on a College Budget

May 24, 2010

u' ' u'A potato burrito at Casa Que Pasa. Photo by Joe Rudko/The AS Review' Shawna Leader and Allison Milton/The AS Review If you’ve ever been to Casa Que Pasa, someone has probably told you

Afro-Brazilian Festival

May 17, 2010

u' ' u'Design by Emily Irwin/AS Publicity Center' Allison Milton/The AS Review The AS Capoeira Club is hosting an Afro-Brazilian Festival at 10 a.m. on Sunday, May 23 in the VU Multipurpose

A feminist response to “Avatar”

May 10, 2010

u' ' u'Design by Adam Volkman/AS Publicity Center' Allison Milton/The AS Review At 6 p.m. on Wednesday in AW 210, the AS Women’s Center will host their third and final event in the quarterly

The meaning of Cinco de Mayo

May 3, 2010

Allison Milton/The AS Review For some, Cinco de Mayo represents a night of partying complete with party hats, tequila and maybe even a piñata. But for others, Cinco de Mayo represents a day of

Cooking on a college budget

May 3, 2010

u' ' u'Photo by Joe Rudko/The AS Review' Shawna Leader and Allison Milton/The AS Review For some people, the quintessential American dessert is apple pie. For others, it might be a blackberry

Music, poetry and puppets

April 19, 2010

u' ' u'Design by Tim Hubner/The AS Review' Allison Milton/The AS Review At 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 21 in the Underground Coffeehouse, students and community members can enjoy music, poetry

A week of laughs

April 12, 2010

u' ' u'Design by Calum Clark/AS Publicity Center' Allison Milton/The AS Review Do you like comedy? Do you like stand-up comedy? Do you like stand-up comedy about economics? If you answered yes

Running for Burma

April 12, 2010

u' ' u'Design by Jonny McConnell/ AS Publicity Center' Allison Milton/The AS Review Marathon runners, speed walkers, athletes, joggers and slow walkers are all invited to participate in the

Cooking on a college budget

April 12, 2010

u' ' u'Photo by Joe Rudko/The AS Review' Shawna Leader and Allison Milton/The AS Review Any time I eat at a restaurant, my first thought it always, “How can I replicate this at home?”  Some

Cooking on a college budget

March 29, 2010

Shawna Leader and Allison Milton/The AS Review Few foods have as broad an appeal as the grilled cheese sandwich. And, as I recently discovered, that appeal reaches back centuries. According to

Finding Feminism

March 8, 2010

u' ' u'Design by Calum Clark/AS Publicity Center' Allison Milton/The AS Review The AS Vagina Club invites students to dialogue about feminist issues in a series of discussions called Finding

Cooking on a college budget

March 8, 2010

By Shawna Leader and Allison Milton/The AS Review With finals week looming, it can be difficult to ignore the advice of well-meaning parents, teachers and friends. “You’ll do fine,” they say.

Condom couture

March 1, 2010

u' ' u'An Oregon State University student models a dress made almost entirely of condoms at an OSU event similar to the one the Sexual Awareness Center is planning for April. Photo courtesy

In it to win it

March 1, 2010

u' ' u'The men\u2019s lacrosse team is an example of a club sport at Western. Photo courtesy Jordan Stead' Allison Milton/The AS Review Western is home to many sports, from basketball to

What happened to swine flu?

February 22, 2010

By Allison Milton/The AS Review Remember the swine flu? Remember the fear it caused Western students as they prepared themselves for the worst? Although it may seem as though H1N1 has vanished

Cooking on a College Budget

February 22, 2010

u' ' u'Photo by Erik Simkins/The AS Review' By Shawna Leader and Allison Milton/The AS Review During a recent foray into the grocery store, a problem I like to call the Trail Mix Conundrum

ACC to host Culture Night

February 15, 2010

Allison Milton/The AS Review Traditional African dances are just one of the things that event-goers will see when they attend the African Caribbean Culture Night. At 5 p.m. on Feb. 20 in the VU

Capturing a stare

February 1, 2010

u' ' u'Photo courtesy Kevin Connolly' By Allison Milton/The AS Review Twenty-four-year-old Kevin Connolly was born without legs, but this did not stop Connolly, an outdoor enthusiast, from

Bellingham may benefit from Olympics

February 1, 2010

By Allison Milton/The AS Review February 12 marks the beginning of the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia and also marks what will could be a boost in the economy for the city of

I’d like to speak with my lawyer

January 25, 2010

By Allison Milton/The AS Review If you are having troubles with your landlord and need legal advice, whom are you going to call? If you are interested in attending law school or becoming a lawyer

SAC speaks week

January 25, 2010

u' ' u'Design by Glenn Newcomer/AS Publicity Center' By Allison Milton/The AS Review Sex will likely be on the minds of Western students this week as the AS Sexual Awareness Center (SAC) hosts

Cooking on a college budget

January 25, 2010

By Shawna Leader and Allison Milton/The AS Review Eating in the dining halls is a quintessential college experience, but it takes about a quarter to realize that every night for the past three

Starting 2010 off right

January 11, 2010

By Allison Milton/The AS Review Two years ago on Jan. 1, I made a resolution to cut sweets out of my diet. On Jan. 2, I found a chocolate Santa left over from my Christmas stocking and felt no

Brr. It’s cold in here

December 7, 2009

u' ' u'Photo Illustration by Erik Simkins/The AS Review' By Allison Milton/The AS Review Snow. For some, this word might bring up happy memories of making snowpeople and snow angels or

Breaking the sound barrier

November 23, 2009

By Allison Milton/The AS Review KUGS 89.3 FM and ASP Civil Controversy are bringing Amy Goodman to campus at 7 p.m. on Nov. 24 in the PAC mainstage. This free event is a stop

Update on the budget cuts

November 23, 2009

By Allison Milton/The AS Review In the spring of 2009, Western’s budget was cut by 29 percent, and in September of the same year, tuition increased by 14 percent. As we look ahead to next

Cooking on a college budget

November 23, 2009

By Shawna Leader and Allison Milton/The AS Review Pies have a reputation for being not only delicious but also a challenge to make. The naysayers of the pie-making world will tell you

Cooking on a college budget

November 16, 2009

u' ' u'Photo by Erik Simkins/The AS Review' By Allison Milton and Shawna Leader/The AS Review Fall is a good time for a hot meal, but you can only have canned soup for dinner so many times.

LGBTA promotes inclusive language

November 16, 2009

By Allison Milton/The AS Review The AS Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Alliance’s (LGBTA) Assistant Coordinator Josh Foley has worked to create a list of phrases for students to reference

Cigarettes for sale in the VU?

November 16, 2009

By Allison Milton/The AS Review There was a time when a Western student could buy a candy bar and a pack of Marlboro Lights and head off to class without ever leaving campus. On May 17, 2000,

Building a resume, Facebook style

November 9, 2009

u' ' u'Photo by Erik Simkins/ The AS Review' Allison Milton/The AS Review Do you remember when Facebook was reserved for those with a college e-mail address? I do. I had just graduated from

Cooking on a college budget

November 9, 2009

u' ' u'Three ingredients and ten minutes is all you need to make a pizza. Don\u2019t believe us? Read the recipe. Photo by Erik Simkins/The AS Review.' By Shawna Leader and Allison Milton/The AS

Second star on the right and straight on to Disney club

November 9, 2009

By Allison Milton/The AS Review If you are walking through the halls of the Communications Facility on Thursday evening around 7:30, you are likely to hear Disney show tunes being sung in harmony

Vagina Memoirs casting call

November 2, 2009

u' ' u'Design by Nicole Mills.' By Allison Milton/The AS Review At 7 p.m. on Nov. 2, 3 and 4 in the Fairhaven Auditorium, the AS Resource and Outreach Programs Women’s Center will be holding

Empowering survivors

October 26, 2009

u' ' u'Design by Calum Clark.' By Allison Milton/The AS Review At 7 p.m. on Oct. 28 in Bond Hall 227, four women will share their path to healing as survivors of sexual assault and domestic

Gym Class Heroes Interview

October 19, 2009

u' \r ' u'Photo by Erik Simkins.' By Allison Milton/The AS Review On October 17, Gym Class Heroes graced our campus with a rocking concert accompanied by Bellingham’s own Somebody Cares. In

Justice through music

October 19, 2009

By Allison Milton/The AS Review On Oct. 21, students are invited to learn and discuss social issues in a workshop called Queers, Communities and Gentrification, which will take place at 5 p.m. in

LGBT Tuesdays

October 12, 2009

By Allison Milton/The AS Review From ghost stories to discussions of pornography, the AS Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Alliance (LGBTA) is providing it all this quarter. They will be

Achoo!

September 28, 2009

By Allison Milton/The AS Review School is back in session and you know what that means. It doesn’t just mean spending long hours in the library doing your homework or making new friends; it means