Black Panther co-creator Bobby Seale speaks at Pierce college

Co-creator of the Black Panther movement Bobby Seale drew crowds earlier on April 5, recollecting the origins and creation of the Black Panther Party. Executive Officer of Equity Diversity and Inclusion Oneida Blagg arranged for the former Black panther to give historical context to the black power movement.

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Downtown Bellingham Boutiques Fuel City Infrastructure

Animal masks made out of colorful felt, chandeliers on the ceilings, crystals glittering in glass cases. These riches are what personify boutiques like Social Fabric, Fringe, and the Third Planet. With owners and managers collaborating with fashion designers, models and photographers, boutiques construct an intimate business network within the city of Bellingham.

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Women in Computer Science: Slow Progress, Same Problems

Western’s computer science faculty members have previously addressed lack of gender diversity in the program through new major orientations that address double standards and harassment, but the percentage of women in the computer science profession are still dismally low.

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Team Femme Fiana wins Roller Derby championship

It’s the last bout, the Femme Fiana’s chief leprechaun mascot, proudly waving an Irish flag in his green trousers. The Marauding Molly’s purple-skinned, fireball whiskey drinking mascot is screaming “Molly” to the crowd. The game ends at 307-86, over a 200-point lead.

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Masaryk University is dropping Gender Studies. Now what?

There is a worrying trend growing within Central Europe, where deans of universities are dropping the Gender Studies major. First in Hungary, then Poland, now the list includes Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic.

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Lummi Nation Water Festival

Lummi nation community members gather in pride to watch teams all over Whatcom county compete in canoe races and honoring the veterans of their tribe in the 72 nd  annual Lummi Stommish Water festival.

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Medical Marijuana Dispensaries In Bellingham: Evolution Of Profits

Swarms of college students and medically-assisted residents seek solace in medical marijuana. The green bud that invokes unprovoked giggles and numb faces. Marijuana is everywhere in Bellingham, where locals can trade a quesadilla for a nugget of weed if they so desired.

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A Look into the Mystic Sanctuary: The Good, the Bad, and the Wicca

Approximately three blocks down from Albertson’s on Steilacoom Blvd. lies a store straight out from The Craft. Incense and lavender waft from the Mystic Sanctuary entrance doors, greeting customers with a tranquil scent. Steilacoom has never seen a store like this.

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Sweet Art owner, Jerry Hrazka, is a hidden treasure

Jerry Hraska zigzags behind the counter, alternating between scooping up soft fudge and telling a customer about the time he got so dehydrated that an orange burned his mouth. Behind the counter, he becomes a one man show.

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The Trump Effect

After a long and arduous battle between Democrats and Republicans, there finally reigned a victor named Donald J. Trump. Within a week after Trump’s win, the number of hate crimes rose across the nation.

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Veterans Suicide Awareness: Protecting the ones who protected us

Nov. 11 is Veterans Day, when veterans and families remember the sacrifices made on our behalf. However, there are some vets who never stopped making sacrifices. Around this Veterans Day, civilians and military alike must take measures in reducing Vet suicide rates.

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Neil Patrick Harris is too attractive to be Count Olaf

Delving into a dictionary of vocabulary words and defining literary terms, the Series of Unfortunate events was educational crack. Kids were hooked on all thirteen of these books and went into a violent thirteen-year remission after the series ended.

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