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Kathy Murray's connection to Western Washington University runs deep. She got her master's degree in theater from Western and has spent more than 20 years working in Western's Office of Admissions, the Registrar's Office and as manager of Western's Testing Center.

But, Murray has another role that she fills outside Western. She is queen of The Honeybees, an all-woman...

Western Washington University is on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s list of the nation’s top 30 green energy purchasers in higher education.

Western, which is 19th on the EPA list, annually offsets 100 percent of its electrical consumption from green sources via purchases of renewable...

Presented by Western's Summer Youth Theatre Institute, "Monster Keeper" is a lively, all-ages stage adaptation of the best-selling middle-reader novel "Demonkeeper," by Royce Buckingham.

The play hits the PAC Mainstage at 7 p.m. Aug. 8 and 9 and at 2 p.m. Aug. 10.

The play is written and directed by Deb Currier, an associate professor of theatre arts...

This is definitely relaxing weather.

Jacob Kinser, a program assistant in Woodring College of Education, snapped this photo of his son, Solomon, lounging near one of the characters that make up the "Feats of Strength" sculpture by Tom Otterness in Haskell Plaza near south campus.

The weather is ...

South campus was swarming with student journalists this past weekend, as roughly 150 youth in grades eight to 12 from all over Washington state met for a four-day journalism camp.

The students, along with a number of high school journalism advisers, were at Western Washington University Aug. 1 to 4 to take part in the Washington Journalism Education Association's 2014 summer...

Summer is a great time to visit the Sehome Hill Arboretum, the 180-acre park located just behind Western Washington University's campus.

A class at Western has taken on care of the park, which is jointly managed by Western and the City of Bellingham via an interlocal agreement. Students in the Outdoor Science Learning Resources (GEOL 497) class maintain trails by clearing debris,...

[ Editor's note: This story was originally published at wwuvikings.com. ]

The recent past has been bright for the Western Washington University women's soccer team. The future also looks bright.

The Vikings are coming off the best season in school history, having...

All summer long, students at the Associated Students Outback Farm have been harvesting vegetables at the farm and delivering them by bicycle to the Bellingham Food Bank.

These photos, taken on Wednesday, July 30, show the students boxing and delivering 134 pounds of leafy greens and root crops. So far this summer, the students have donated 496 pounds of vegetables to feed those in need...

Transitions, Western Washington University’s advising, registration and orientation program for new transfer and postbaccalaureate students, wrapped up this week, with more than 800 new students and 300 family members visiting campus.

Up next is Summerstart, which is the advising, registration and orientation program for new first-year students, beginning Aug. 4.

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Presented by Western's Summer Youth Theatre Institute, Monster Keeper is a lively, all-ages stage adaptation of the best-selling middle-reader novel Demonkeeper by Royce Buckingham.

The play hits the PAC Mainstage at 7 p.m. Aug. 8 and 9 and at 2 p.m. Aug. 10.

The play is written and directed by Deb Currier, an associate professor of theatre arts at Western. The set was...