Dominic D'Angelo

Under 21's Turn to House Shows for Local Sounds

November 12, 2013

It’s hot, stuffy and the sound of bass is permeating the room. You’re sitting on an amplifier – or maybe someone’s couch inches away from the band – and surrounded by

Winter Is Coming: Outdoor Center Preps for Snow Season

November 12, 2013

Brace yourselves, winter is coming. Whether you’re thinking of skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, or have another winter activity in mind, the AS Outdoor Center is prepared to get you ready

Meet the AS Representation & Engagement Programs

November 18, 2013

School is politics and politics is school. To carry out and represent the students of Western at the school, local, statewide and federal level the nonpartisan Associated Students Representation and

AS Board sets Legislative Agenda in action

January 7, 2014

On Dec. 11, the AS Board of Directors approved the first section of the AS Legislative Agenda, a document illustrating student interests pertaining to the state government, which will be presented

KUGS 89.3: Riding the radio waves

January 7, 2014

In 1978, British band The Buggles famously proclaimed that “Video Killed the Radio Star.” While modern forms of media have since antiquated much of radio’s former glory,

Late-night ninjas strike campus with flower-power

November 25, 2013

Ninjas, the assassins of ancient Japan and the dream of nine-year-olds everywhere, have come to Western. But when most ninjas take lives with katana or shuriken, these ninjas brighten the lives of

President Bruce Shepard and AS President Carly Roberts respond to riot

October 21, 2013

Q: Whose idea was it to write the letter last Sunday?   Bruce: It was really a group

12th Man in a 49ers Family

January 7, 2014

On Christmas morning, my mother handed me a brightly colored gift bag. Anticipation building, disappointment ready to pounce, I pulled back the wrapping paper and revealed a jersey stitched with of

Students continue to fight against poor renting conditions

January 21, 2014

In the late spring of 2012, senior Paul Hyun Park and his roommates went looking for off-campus housing. Because they got into the housing-search later than most, they ran out of options and settled

A Hawks fan and a Broncos fan go head-to-head with their Super Bowl predictions

January 27, 2014

Dominic D’Angelo is a die-hard Seahawks fan who grew up in the heart of 49ers territory. Andrew Wise hails from Denver and bleeds Broncos orange and blue. With their teams facing off in Super

Outdoor Center geared-up for winter excursions

January 27, 2014

With temperatures rapidly dropping below freezing and leaving Bellingham under a thick blanket frost every other day, it’s safe to say that winter is here. While some are unveiling their fancy

Digital Frontier: Networking for employment on the Internet

March 10, 2014

In a world that is increasingly being posted, reposted and commented on by social networking, today’s citizens and organizations are becoming highly dependent on their ability to show

Sea of Seahawks: A 12 Man's experience at Celebrate #SB48

February 10, 2014

It's 22 degrees in Seattle, but the wind cuts it down to 11. The sun shines, but it’s laughing at you. You’re not going to feel warm today. What’s the best way to keep warm? Packed

Men's Lacrosse prepares to face rival Western Oregon University

February 19, 2014

“Ball down!”

Spring Breakers international: A week at the National Model United Nations Conference in New York

April 15, 2014

In the United Nations General Assembly hall in New York City, 16 Western students rise to a roar of applause as the Secretary General of National Model United Nations, New York announces

Spend a lunch in Peru: Cafe Rumba

April 21, 2014

Located on 1140 North State Street, Café Rumba may not seem like anything more than your average restaurant from the outside, but what’s waiting inside is a goldmine of flavor and

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

Q&A with New York Times bestselling author Staceyann Chin

May 5, 2014

On April 24, prominent spoken-word poet Staceyann Chin visited Western for the annual Associated Students Women’s Center event Take Back the Night. In an event supercharged with emotions

Western's hidden gems: A secret cabin, ropes courses and more

May 12, 2014

Harry Potter had the Weeping Willow and the Chamber of Secrets at Hogwarts. Andrew “Ender” Wiggin had the battle room during practice sessions at Battle School. The kids in Halloween

The most interesting professor: Professor Christopher Sands

May 12, 2014

He once studied Canada, just because he felt like it. He once was given a job offer by Republican Sen. John McCain of Arizona, but he turned it down. He shares sushi with Japanese Prime Minister

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

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

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

Syria Liaison Initiative: The road to nonprofit

June 2, 2014

Mid-February 2014 at the Downtown Portland Marriott I sat amongst nearly five hundred of my Model United Nations peers at the opening ceremonies of the National Model United Nations Conference.

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

Summiting Mount Silver Star: Dominic D’Angelo shares his experience on one of the AS Outdoor Center’s excursions

June 2, 2014

“Wake up, it’s time.” Two a.m., 5,000 feet above sea level, the sky is still dark as I remove my sleeping bag from my thrice-layered body. It’s cold, below freezing cold, and

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 But what do you do about the other 208 non-sunny days? For the sunshine-loving students, Bellingham’s cloudy

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