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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...

Local group City Hall takes the PAC stage Wednesday in the last show of the 2014 Summer Noon Concert Series from the Associated Students at Western Washington University.

Called a Bellingham “super group” by What’s Up! Magazine, City Hall takes disparate influences from abroad (Grandaddy, Whitest Boy Alive...

The Marrowstone Summer Music Festival begins today on the Western Washington University campus. Concerts begin Thursday, July 31.

The festival, founded in 1943, is the largest and most comprehensive summer orchestra training program in the Pacific Northwest. More than 200 musicians, aged 13 to 25, attend the festival each year from more than 30 states and several countries to study with...

Western Washington University national champion javelin thrower Bethany Drake has been named the 2014 U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Division II Outdoor Field Women's Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

Drake, a sophomore studio art major from Sandy, Ore., with a 3.83 (4.0 scale) cumulative grade point average, is the first Viking to receive USTFCCCA Scholar-...

Western Washington University is one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to a new survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

The results, released in The Chronicle’s seventh annual report on The Academic...