Features and highlights

The Mike Allen Quartet, composed of Western Washington University faculty members Mike Allen, Miles Black, Adam Thomas and Julian MacDonough, will play at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 1, at Bellingham Arts Academy for Youth, 1059 N. State St. in Bellingham, and will play there the first Wednesday of each month through December.

Allen will be on saxophone, Black on piano, Thomas on bass,...

Western Washington University’s Sanford Hill Piano Series will present both the Gold and Silver medalists of the 2013 Van Cliburn competition during its 2014-15 season.

Cliburn Gold winner Vadym Kholodenko will play at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 21 in the Performing Arts Center Concert Hall. Silver medalist and international...

Harrington Field on the south campus of Western Washington University was formally dedicated Saturday, Sept. 27, between games involving the Viking men's and women's soccer teams.

Before the ceremony, the WWU women beat Western Oregon University, 1-0. And before a record crowd of 1,179, the men lost 1-0 to Montana State University Billings.

The new field project was made...

A couple of events from the Western Washington University Associated Students -- VU Late Night in the Viking Union and the High Street Music and Arts Festival -- put an exclamation point on #WesternWelcome Week at Western.

Students enjoyed the music of several bands as well as other activities such as archery, button-making, slacklining and potting plants.

Name? Xiaoniu Yang

What is your job here at Western? “So, my title is pretty long. It's student services and social media advisor in Extended Education Language and Culture Programs.”

What does your department do? “Extended Education is pretty large. It's a huge program. But I'm more...

The formal dedication of the new Harrington Field on the south campus of Western Washington University takes place Saturday, Sept. 27, between games involving the Viking men's and women's soccer teams.

The ceremony is scheduled to begin at 6:40 p.m. The WWU women entertain Western Oregon University at 4 p.m. and the Viking men host Montana State University Billings at 7:20 p.m....

Welcoming Convocation, an annual tradition, welcomes 2,500 new students to campus with inspirational speeches, a rousing welcome from current students, faculty and staff, and last but not least, fireworks!

Western Libraries and Western Washington University’s Huxley College of the Environment will host Elwha: A River Reborn, a new traveling exhibit from the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, from Oct. 6 through Dec. 30 in Western Libraries Special Collections on the 6th Floor of Wilson Library.

Based on a Mountaineers book of the same name by Seattle Times reporter Lynda...

With move-in weekend complete, more than 4,000 students are now calling WWU's residence halls and apartments home.

Of course, their parents couldn't leave them without offering a few last bits of sage advice.

Every year, thousands of new and returning students visit the Red Square Info Fair to catch up after a long summer and check out the hundreds of clubs and activities available to them throughout the year.

Here's a look at what went down on Sept. 22, 2014, the first day of the 2014 Info Fair.