In the media

03 05 15
The Bellingham Herald
Stingy defense and the game-high 17 points of forward Taylor Peacocke helped Western Washington University claim a 51-40 victory over Central Washington University on Wednesday, March 4, in an opening-round game of the 5th annual Great Northwest Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament at Montana State Billings.
03 05 15
The Bellingham Herald
Over the last eight games of the season the Western Washington University men’s basketball team went 8-0, with an average margin of victory of more than 18 points over that span.
03 05 15
The Bellingham Herald
Western Washington University women’s javelin thrower Bethany Drake, the defending national champion, will not compete this season because of a serious back injury. Making that announcement was Viking coach Pee Wee Halsell. Drake, a junior from Sandy, Ore., has a stress reaction in her lower vertebrae that will require three months of complete rest to heal.
03 05 15
GeekWire
There’s certainly no question that the technology industry is transforming Seattle. (Just take a look at the skyline in South Lake Union or a stroll through Pioneer Square if you need a reminder).
03 05 15
The Bellingham Herald
Western Washington University’s department of theater and dance presents Seattle playwright Craig Lucas’ adaptation of Anton Chekov’s “Uncle Vanya” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 6-7, and March 11-14; and at 2 p.m. March 7 and 14 at WWU’s Performing Arts Center Mainstage Theater.
03 05 15
The Bellingham Herald
Longtime Bellingham artist Tom Sherwood say the exhibit featuring his work, opening Saturday, March 7, at Whatcom Museum’s Lightcatcher, was instigated by artists, well-meaning friends, and collectors of his work. One of his admirers is Patricia Leach, the museum’s executive director.
03 04 15
The Bellingham Herald
For thousands of years, along the shorelines of the Salish Sea, the Lummi people have dug deep into the earth to harvest clams, oysters and mussels. We have set our reef nets between our canoes to catch salmon from the Salish Sea. For many of us, our most important education has been alongside our elders at the beach or on the water, learning firsthand by doing, and doing again, to understand the ways of our people and the history of our tribe.
03 04 15
The Bellingham Herald
After winning six of its final seven games of the regular season, the Western Washington University women’s basketball team has locked up the third seed in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Tournament, set to begin Wednesday, March 4, at 4:15 p.m. PST in Billings, Mont.
03 04 15
The Bellingham Herald
Western Washington University catcher Lynsey Amundson hit a two-run homer, which proved to be a game winner, and Makinlee Sellevold had a solid pitching performance as the Vikings rallied to defeat Montana State University Billings, 4-3, in the opener of a Great Northwest Athletic Conference softball doubleheader on Tuesday, March 3, at Viking Field.
03 04 15
The Bellingham Herald
Two Western Washington University athletes, men’s sprinter Alex Donigian and women’s distance runner Katelyn Steen, will compete at the NCAA Division II Indoor Track and Field Championships on March 13-14 at Birmingham, Ala., at the Birmingham CrossPlex.