In the media

02 06 15
Bellingham Business Journal
A team made up of students from Western Washington University, Whatcom Community College, and community volunteers will offer free tax help from Feb. 2 through April 15 at Parks Hall 336 on Western’s campus and in Whatcom Community College’s Heiner Library.
02 06 15
The Western Front
Following the recent outbreak of measles across the U.S., Western Washington University has preparations in place if the disease makes its way to campus. If a measles outbreak were to occur, all non-vaccinated students and staff would be banned from campus for the duration of the outbreak and all of their supervisors and instructors would be notified, said Dr. Emily Gibson, director of the student health center, in an email.
02 06 15
Coast Reporter
Dust to dust: the life cycle of stars will be the topic of discussion at the next meeting of the Coast chapter of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada on Feb. 13. Guest speaker is Dr. Kristen Larson, associate professor at Western Washington University. Her presentation starts at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 13 at the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre in Sechelt.
02 06 15
The Bellingham Herald
Sunday, Feb. 8, is the deadline to sign up online for a palliative care workshop at Bellingham Technical College. “Heal Without Cure: Enacting the Vision,” begins at 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19, in Settlemyer Hall at the college, 3028 Lindbergh Ave.
02 05 15
Grad School Hub
As a grad student, you’ll need plenty of opportunity to relax and recharge your batteries, which is why we decided to highlight the institutions and locations in this list of the 30 most beautiful places to go to grad school. These schools and their gorgeous settings have been chosen based on a number of factors that contribute to the overall beauty and enjoyment of the campus and its surrounding area.
02 05 15
The Western Front
Western Washington University anthropology professor Judy Pine presented her linguistic perspective on racism in a crash course discussion at the university’s Linguistics Club, Tuesday, Feb. 3. Pine said there is an underlying implicit racism in the English language that people are unconsciously practicing in daily speech, based on American anthropologist and linguist Jane Hill’s book “The Everyday Language of White Racism.” Pine discussed how linguistic racism is maintained and reinforced in daily-spoken language and the solution to tackle the problem.
02 05 15
The Western Front
Pulitzer Prize-nominated outdoor writer Seth Norman discussed the nature of his career and personal anecdotes of his fly fishing adventures at an event in Western Washington University’s Wilson Library. Though Norman shared many stories and experiences during his Tuesday, Feb. 3, presentation, the main intent of the presentation was fly fishing.
02 04 15
The Seattle Times
In a move that caught just about everyone by surprise Tuesday, Texas A&M University snatched up University of Washington President Michael Young — naming him as its new leader after a search that lasted more than a year.
02 04 15
The Bellingham Herald
Western Washington University Department of Theatre and Dance continues its 2014-15 season with the three-time Tony Award-winning comedy “In the Next Room, or The Vibrator Play,” by Sarah Ruhl.
02 04 15
The (Everett) Herald
Regents of Washington State University know where they want to construct the future home of the University Center of North Puget Sound. Now they need to convince state legislators to provide money for WSU to build it.