In the media

10 10 14
The Bellingham Herald
Midfielder Gabriele Zaccagnini scored what proved to be the game-winning goal in the 68th minute, lifting Western Washington University to a 2-1 victory over University of Mary on Thursday, Oct. 9, in a Great Northwest Athletic Conference men’s soccer contest in Bismark, N.D. It was the second straight win for the Vikings, who improved to 4-5-1 overall and 2-3-1 in the GNAC. It also was their second consecutive multi-goal game after not scoring more than one in their first eight contests.
10 10 14
The Bellingham Herald
Nationally ranked Western Washington University gave up a goal in the 88th minute as it tied 1-1 in overtime with Western Oregon University in a Great Northwest Athletic Conference women’s soccer contest on Thursday, Oct. 9, in Monmouth, Ore.
10 10 14
The Bellingham Herald
Computer attacks on businesses are all-too-common these days, but local groups are coming together to find ways to prevent further attacks. Whatcom Community College, the Technology Alliance Group for Northwest Washington and Western Washington University have joined forces to host the Cyber Risk Summit on Thursday, Oct. 30. The all-day event will be held at Whatcom Community College, focusing on giving the business community some insight on improving cybersecurity as well as highlighting the programs that are taking place locally.
10 09 14
The Peninsula Gateway
So when is a pencil not just a instrument to draw a picture, but something bigger? The question sounds existential, but it’s train of thought students in Alyse Yeaman’s drawing class at Gig Harbor High School ponder each day.
10 09 14
Redmond Reporter
Redmond High School (RHS) 2010 graduates Thomas Cote, Alex Horstmann and Paul Burke are founders of RentHoop, a startup that makes student housing simple and transparent. Cote, the CEO, and Burke, the vice president of marketing, were Washington state finalists in the annual DECA business competition while attending RHS. Burke praises the RHS DECA program and teachers for preparing them for the business world.
10 09 14
The (Vancouver, Wash.) Columbian
Through 10 games this season, the unbeaten Western Washington University women's soccer team has allowed only two goals — and one of those was an own goal. WWU junior goalkeeper Ashley Haden, a Hockinson High School graduate, leads the Great Northwest Athletic Conference in goals-against average (0.20), save percentage (.935) and shutouts (seven). In all of NCAA Division II, she ranks second in save percentage and third in goals against average.
10 08 14
Ottowa Business Journal
A senior fellow with the Fraser Institute, Steven Globerman, says existing regulatory and legal barriers could be dismantled to relieve conventional broadcasters, cable and satellite companies of their Canadian content obligations. He also advocates lifting restrictions on foreign ownership of Canadian broadcasters to allow for takeovers by more efficient businesses and suggests that Canadian cultural programming requirements should be left to the CBC-Radio Canada.
10 08 14
Willamette Week
Cylvia Hayes may be the most influential first lady in Oregon history. Since Gov. John Kitzhaber took office in January 2011, Hayes, 47, has played a central role in his administration. She keeps a desk in the governor’s office, attends senior staff meetings and communicates regularly with agency directors.
10 08 14
The Bellingham Herald
The Whatcom Weavers Guild hosts its annual Fibers & Beyond show and sale from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10-11, at Fox Hall at Hampton Inn, 3985 Bennett Drive.
10 08 14
The Bellingham Herald
Western Washington University is ranked No. 15 in the Division II Bulletin 2014-15 Women's Basketball Pre-season Top 25 released Tuesday, Oct. 7. The Vikings return four starters from last year's team which finished 19-10, won the GNAC Post-Season Tournament and reached the first round of the West Regional. It was their 15th regional appearance in 16 seasons as a NCAA II member.