Whatcom Business Alliance’s new ‘project’ to protect Cherry Point refineries’ ability to expand fossil fuel operations / Noisy Waters Northwest

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Screenshot of the ‘Whatcom Coalition for Economic Growth’ Facebook page

December 13, 2019  Dena Jensen

This month, folks may have been seeing sponsored Facebook ads for the Whatcom Coalition for Economic Growth. This is a fairly new “project” of the Whatcom Business Alliance that seems to be putting on a full court press during this time that the Whatcom County Planning Commission is reviewing the Cherry Point Amendments. This WBA effort is not unlike Cascade Natural Gas’s misinformation campaign regarding the Climate Action Plan Task Force.
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Fire Doug #20 / Noisy Waters Northwest

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Click on the graphic to access The Bellingham Herald article, “Concerned about climate change, WWU students seek to revoke ‘climate agnostic’ Ericksen’s degree”

September 14, 2018  Dena Jensen

20 days have gone by with 20 posts containing more than 20 reasons that Doug’s Got to Go.  It is a little over 3 years ago now that three proactive and creative students at Western Washington University sought to have Republican State Senator Doug Ericksen’s 1995 WWU  master’s degree in political science and environmental policy revoked.  Continue reading

Dr. David Stovall: “Justice Does Not Happen In A Vacuum: Race, Rights & the Possibility of Now” / WWU Diversity Teach-In

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Mar 30, 2016 WWU Diversity Teach-In

March 8, 2016
WWU Diversity Teach-In presents:
Dr. David Stovall: “Justice Does Not Happen In A Vacuum: Race, Rights & the Possibility of Now”

The WWU Diversity Teach-In event series presents educational scholar and speaker Dr. David Stovall on March 8, 2016 at Western Washington University.

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Undocumented students build community / The Western Front, Jordan Mellott

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Members of the Blue Group at Western Washington University stand together during a meeting on campus to discuss the rights of undocumented students at the university, Feb. 17. // Photo by Daniel Liddicoet

February 18, 2016  

For undocumented students, stacks of paperwork and complex government programs stand between them and an affordable college career.

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Statement to WWU Board of Trustees / Student Assembly for Power and Liberation

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February 12, 2016  Student Assembly for Power and Liberation

Statement given at the board of trustees meeting today;

“First, it is paramount to acknowledge that we are on Duwamish land, and the campus of Western Washington University is occupying Nooksack and Lummi land. As we work, we must continuously think about the legacy of colonialism upon which we stand.

Not a balanced article whatsoever / Facebook post, Sj Robson

$10,000 bail.jpg20 hrs December 2, 2015  Sandy Robson

I usually think WWU’s The Western Front newspaper does a good job of its coverage on stories. However, I think this Dec. 1, 2015 article about the bail hearing for Tysen Campbell, who allegedly posted one or more online racially-charged threats against WWU’s AS President Belina Seare, is not a balanced article whatsoever, and it is inaccurate. Continue reading