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AS Presidential Debate In Review

April 29, 2013

With $519 charged to the nearly 15,000 Western students through annual tuition and allocated to the service and activities category, one of the recipients of this fee is the Associated Students

How To Start A Club: Easy as one, two, three

April 29, 2013

After a group of graduate students from the Huxley College of the Environment was meeting informally for about three years, they decided it was time to be officially recognized as a club. The

Full Issue - Vol. 28 #24 - 5/6/2013

May 6, 2013


The AS Review - Full Issue - 4/29/2013 - Divestment, AS Presidential Debate, Game of Thrones, and more

April 29, 2013


Full Issue - AS Review - Vol. 28 #25 - 5/13/2013

May 13, 2013


Full Issue - Vol.28 #28 - 6/4/2013

June 4, 2013


Labyrinth: Communities (Un)bound

November 12, 2013

This year’s theme of the AS Women’s Center’s literary journal, Labyrinth, is “Communities (Un)bound.” Submissions will be accepted until January 10. Labyrinth has been

Foraging for Fungi

November 12, 2013

With what AS Outdoor Center Excursions Coordinator Kelsey Ball referred to as “a super-storm of mushrooms this year,” a hype and excitement is swelling for local mushroom hunting. Ball

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

Music in 2013 with KUGS and AS Pop Music

January 7, 2014

Representing a mix of top 40, local top favorites and KUGS 89.3 favorites that serenaded and shocked us in 2013, we formulated a playlist that we played for the AS Pop Music Coordinator Caitlyn

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

How to tackle your FAFSA with confidence

February 3, 2014

Serving as the largest provider of student financial aid in the nation, the Federal Student Aid Program grants more than $150 billion in federal grants, loans and work-study to more than 14 million

AS Board passes proposal for increased street lighting near campus

March 3, 2014

The Community Welfare Proposal, a stepping stone towards increasing public safety in Bellingham, was passed by the AS Board of Directors on Feb. 19.

#NotYourAsianSidekick: A firsthand account of racism

March 3, 2014

I can’t drive, can’t see, can’t speak English, look the same as everyone else in my ethnic group, eat rice with everything, am stingy, think a “B” is bad, am good at

Laughing within the lines: Where campus comedy and political-correctness meet

April 1, 2014

In 2011, the well-known host of Comedy Central’s Tosh.0, Daniel Tosh, performed at the Mount Baker Theatre. While he landed a spot on Forbes’ list of top-earning comedians of 2013 with a

Chillwave in outer space: Meet Nate Braks of Student

April 1, 2014

Having too many things to do and not enough time to do them is a challenge that fazes many college students. In psychology senior Nate Braks’s case, after moving to Bellingham from Spokane he

Outback Farm leaps into spring with planting workshop

April 7, 2014

Winter is over and the sun is finally out in Bellingham, creating the perfect weather for planting seeds. Gardening may seem impossible for those living in cramped dorm rooms and apartments, but

Clubs, Environmental and Sustainability Programs prepare for Earth Week

April 15, 2014

While Earth Day is traditionally celebrated on one day of the year, Western students are eager to expand the celebration across a week with an array of events and activities.

Grammy's, beards & Lumineers: Meet Maxwell Hughes

April 15, 2014

Songwriter and musician Maxwell Hughes, most well-known for his time with The Lumineers, is coming to Western as a part of the Underground Coffeehouse’s Wednesday Night Concert Series. His

KVIK brings student filmmakers together

April 15, 2014

Despite the fact Western doesn’t have a filmmaking program, what started in 2002 as Western’s Television Broadcasting Club was later transformed the following year into the Associated

“Lover of Clothes” Student’s fashion blog gains massive following

April 21, 2014

Delighted by fashion bloggers and interested in the content they were producing, Western junior Delaney Knight embarked on a journey of creating her own blog and transforming it into a heavily

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

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

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

From Cairo to Bellingham: Exchange student competes in DECA, explores dance and works to start medical nonprofit in Egypt

May 12, 2014

When Mark Maximos arrived at Western, he was wrapping up a nearly 7,000 mile journey. The 22 year old is an international student from Cairo, Egypt who left home for the first time last year to

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

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

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

“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

Eight manners failures that will ruin your first date

June 2, 2014

I grew up in a world of listening to conservative AM radio with my dad, being scolded for not making my bed properly and attending Sunday school each week. My southern parents instilled strong

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

Senior gives advice to incoming Vikings

June 24, 2014

Thinking back to the days when I was a freshman, I think college could have flown a lot smoother or been more enjoyable if I had done the following:

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

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

A night with To Write Love On Her Arms: music, a message and self-acceptance

October 6, 2014

Nearly ten years ago, a man by the name of Jamie Tworkowksi crafted a story that touched hundreds of thousands across the world about his friend, 19-year-old Renee, who had struggled with

October brings Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October 6, 2014

“When I was raped, I was screaming ‘no’ and struggling against him. It was obviously not consensual, but he was turned on by my distress,” said 21-year-old Emma Sulkowicz

An in-depth look at what's really in your wallet

October 13, 2014

In spring quarter of 2012, 79 percent of Western students who voted in the election opted in favor of passing the Higher One Initiative. The purpose of this initiative was for Western’s

Are you riding the Yak?

October 20, 2014

Anonymous social media outlets aren’t a new concept. In fact, just last year, Western students were able to participate in Western Confessions, a Facebook page where they were able to share

As One Family: 20 years strong

October 20, 2014

Filipino-American Student Association is starting off the year strong with its 20th Annual Heritage Dinner called “Bilang Isang Pamilya” or “As One Family.” The dinner is

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

Ride along with Western's PoPo

November 3, 2014

I think I pee myself a little every time a cop pulls up behind me while I’m driving down the road. I think police officers have always been intimidating to me, but when AS President Annika

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

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

Think before you swipe...

November 17, 2014

Trigger Warning: Sexual harrassment  

1-2 step at the Q-Dance

November 24, 2014

Dead week is probably not when you’re thinking of your social life. Fortunately, the Queer Resource Center will be hosting its annual dance in the VU Multi-Purpose Room on Friday, Dec. 5 from

Got guest meals?

November 24, 2014

If you’ve ever purchased a meal plan on campus, you know that at the end of the quarter, all of the meals that were unused will become null, as they don’t carry over from quarter to