In the media

03 13 15
The Western Front
Holocaust scholar John K. Roth spoke about different philosophies and ideas regarding ethical decisions before, during and after the Holocaust to a full City Council Chambers room. Throughout the Tuesday, March 10, lecture, Roth quoted and discussed memoirs of people who had lived through the Holocaust and had personal experiences with it.
03 13 15
The Bellingham Herald
Western Washington University men’s track and field sprinter Alex Donigian has a different way of setting goals than most people. For most people, success in track and field is measured in times, medals or personal bests. For Donigian, it’s based on effort.
03 13 15
The Bellingham Herald
A Western Washington University women’s rowing scrimmage scheduled for Saturday, March 14, on Lake Samish has been cancelled because of predicted high winds and rain.
03 13 15
The Bellingham Herald
When it comes to commerce flowing through the northern border between Canada and Whatcom County, the big problems have been addressed and now more work needs to be done on smaller issues.
03 13 15
Christianity Today
As a physician who works in a college health center, each day my health care team sees sexually active women who are trying to make decisions about what contraceptive method they prefer.
03 13 15
The Chronicle of Higher Education
A bill that would tie tuition at public colleges in Washington State to a portion of the average state wage passed the State Senate on Wednesday, The Spokesman-Review reports.
03 12 15
The Bellingham Herald
The Washington state Senate passed a bill Wednesday to cut tuition at the state's public universities and community colleges. Senate Bill 5954, which passed on a 37-12 bipartisan vote, would link tuition at state schools to a percentage of the average wage for Washington workers. It will now be considered by the House.
03 12 15
The Bellingham Herald
A senior at Western Washington University was crowned Miss Whatcom County 2015 in a ceremony Saturday, March 7. Kimberly Wolfe, 21, tap danced for her talent during the event at Whatcom Community College. Her platform was advocating for people to register to determine if they are a match for someone needing a bone marrow donation.
03 12 15
The Western Front
Diesel fuel from Tacoma travels nearly 2,000 miles by barge to reach the island of Akutan, an Alaskan island in the Aleutian chain, which extends into the Pacific Ocean. Residents there go through 4.2 million gallons of fuel each year, and pay 32 and a half cents per kilowatt hour to power their homes. By comparison,Washington residents pay around eight cents, Western geology professor Pete Stelling said. Stelling hopes to fix that.
03 11 15
The Bellingham Herald
Western Washington University moved up three spots over the last two rounds to place seventh at the Notre Dame de Namur University Men’s Golf Invitational Tournament which ended Tuesday, March 10, in Livermore, Calif. The Vikings shot 295 in the second round, which was not completed until Tuesday morning, and finished with a 299 for a 54-hole total of 903.