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  1. Isaacson's speed keys WWU's offenseRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

    ... the history of sports time and again - that speed does, in fact, kill. Just ask anyone the Western Washington University softball team has faced so far this season. "Some games, coaches will scream out to their players, 'She's fast. Ought to be ...


  2. WWU sweeps NNU, clinching berth to GNAC tournamentRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

    Pitcher Jenna DeRosier won her ninth straight decision, scattering six hits and striking out four, and shortstop Haylee Baker hit her seventh home run of the season, as Western Washington University won the opener 3-2 in a sweep of Northwest Nazarene University on Friday in a Great Northwest Athletic Conference softball doubleheader at Viking Field ... (more)


  3. Southern Schools Are ResegregatingRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | The Stranger

    While the right fulminates against the the president of Western Washington University for having the audacity to suggest that his student body shouldn't be an overwhelmingly white monolith, "in Tuscaloosa [Alabama] today, nearly one in three black students attends a school that looks as if Brown v.


  4. 'This isn't racist at all': Western Washington University considers number of white students on campus a 'failure'Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | Glenn Beck

    Earlier this week, the communications and marketing department at Western Washington University sent out a school-wide questionnaire that asked recipients to consider: "How do we make sure that in future years 'we are not as white as we are today?'" Having grown up on the "mean streets" of 22nd Avenue in Bellingham, Washington, Glenn offered the ... (more)


  5. Holocaust survivor Noemi Ban to speak at WWURead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

    Holocaust survivor Noemi Ban will share her story at two talks at Western Washington University on Tuesday, April 29, and Wednesday, April 30. The hour-long talks begin at 6 p.m. in Arntzen Hall 100, and are free and open to the public.


  6. Why the Conservative 'Controversy' About Race and Western Washington...Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Stranger

    You know it's a slow news week when a CBS crew invades the quiet Western Washington University campus in Bellingham .


  7. Round-up: WWU president criticized for saying school is too white,...Read the original story

    20 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    WWU president under fire for says school is too white : Western Washington University President Bruce Shepard has drawn criticism for his comments that " if in decades ahead, we are as white as we are today, we will have failed as a university."


  8. Western Washington University Makes National News For Asking How It Can Become 'Less White'Read the original story

    20 hrs ago | The Stranger

    ... It comes from the school's president. He is making no apologies, despite the backlash. Western Washington University President Bruce Shepard said, "My role as a leader is to ask questions that take people outside of their zones of comfort." There's ...


  9. Fargo far goneRead the original story

    Yesterday | HeraldNet

    ... you could make a car's interior smell like smog. - Step 1: Ban hacky sack: The president of Western Washington University in Bellingham says the college lacks diversity, is too white and should do more to attract minority students. We can recommend ...


  10. Wells betters school record in women's hammer throwRead the original story

    Yesterday | Bellingham Herald

    Western Washington University's Lindsay Wells bettered her provisional national qualifying mark and school record by over eight feet in winning the women's hammer throw at the Cal State L.A. Twilight Open on Thursday at Jesse Owens Track on the CSULA campus.


  11. Fox's Todd Starnes accuses college president calling for more...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Raw Story

    Fox News contributor Todd Starnes accused Western Washington University President Bruce Shepard of advocating for "ethnic cleansing" at the school after the official made a public statement calling for a more diverse student body.


  12. Wharton warms the heart as orchestra's principal cellist | ASO in concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Covington Reporter

    ... Luciano Pavarotti. Wharton, who grew up in Moscow, Idaho, received his bachelor's degree from Western Washington University and his master's from the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music. He studied under and performed with heralded musicians, ...


  13. Does Higher Education Lack Diversity? Western Pres. Says It's A National ProblemRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Ross Reynolds talks with Western Washington University President Dr. Bruce Shepard about his concerns for the lack of diversity at Western and other schools across the country.


  14. Western Washington University president calls white student amount a 'failure'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Mail

    ... the amount of white students on campus a 'failure,' asks for ideas on how to be 'not as white' Western Washington University President Bruce Shephard circulated a questionnaire to students and staff asking how to make the campus 'not as white' The ...


  15. WWU Wants Fewer White People On Their CampusRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | Sweetness & Light

    A school-wide questionnaire at Western Washington University asked the community "How do we make sure that in future years 'we are not as white as we are today?'" Wouldn't one solution be to do away with all-black colleges? Which should be illegal under our current laws, anyway.


  16. Western Washington University president's comments about racial diversity draw attention: Pacific Northwest news roundupRead the original story

    Thursday | The Oregonian

    Western Washington University President Bruce Shepard's comments about the racial makeup of his university are sparking debate over diversity on college campuses nationwide, Seattle TV station KOMO is reporting.


  17. Bookmonger: Celebrating Northwest poets and their workRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Bellingham Herald

    ... currently lives in British Columbia's Gulf Islands, but he spent three years on the faculty of Western Washington University. His most recent poetry collection, "What Does a House Want?" is a storehouse of ideas, potent images and language crafted ...


  18. UPDATED:w/MSM EcHow to Rev Up the FauxRage Folks; Just say there's too Many White People@WWURead the original story

    Thursday | Daily Kos

    Here in Portland OR, smack dab in the middle of one the most concentrated areas of white supremacists in the country [the I-5 corridor from NorCal to the Canadian border]....bet you didn't know that? http://www.splcenter.org/... ....A local channel this morning did a '10 second' story on the Western Washington University president mentioning that ... (more)


  19. College diversity questionnaire sparks controversyRead the original story

    Thursday | CBS News

    A controversial questionnaire is making the rounds on the campus of Western Washington University, north of Seattle.


  20. WWU too white, says college presidentRead the original story

    Thursday | HeraldNet

    Western Washington University President Bruce Shepard says he's being deliberately provocative when he says the university is too white.