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NO LONGER AN ANOMALY: FEMALE GAMERS OF COLOR

Klipsun Magazine

Female gamers of color share their experiences in an industry dominated by white males charged with sexist and racist slurs.

 
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DRIVEN TO WINN

Western Front

When Micah Winn sits down to study, his demeanor is every bit as intense as when he steps onto the basketball court. Brow furrowed and eyes alight with determination, it would be hard to tell the difference between a picture of him guarding an opponent and one of him writing an essay. Without this determination, Winn said his life could have turned out much differently.

 
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SOFTBALL SLUGGERS HIT THE FIELD ONCE MORE

Western Front

Normally when a student-athlete joins a collegiate sports program and starts immediately making waves, the expectation is that they’re going to be part of the program until they’re no longer eligible. Not so for Western softball pitcher and infielder Makinlee Sellevold.

 
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ESPORTS ROCKET ACROSS CAMPUS

Western Front

Since the National Association of Collegiate eSports launched in 2016, more than 300 colleges and universities across the U.S. have launched eSports programs. Collegiate leagues for competitive gamers are quickly growing in popularity, and Western’s Rocket League Club members hope to get eSports and their team recognized across campus.

 
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VAULTING HER WAY INTO SCHOOL RECORD BOOKS

Western Front

Anna Paradee broke her personal record, the school record and became an All-American in one jump.

 
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MEN'S BASKETBALL LOOKING TO BOUNCE BACK

Western Front

Western men’s basketball will be gaining two talented guards from California’s Cerritos College, juniors Micah Winn and Tyler Payne, for the upcoming 2017 season.

 
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STARTED FROM THE BOTTOM, NOW WOMAN OF THE YEAR

Western Front

The Sandy, Oregon native was part of a record-topping group of 543 nominated female college athletes from all three NCAA divisions. She is one of 117 Division II nominees and 87 track and field nominees.

 
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MEN'S SOCCER KICKING INTRO HIGH GEAR

Western Front

The Western men’s soccer team had an outstanding 2016 season, finishing second in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference. With the 2017 campaign about to kick off, Western is shooting to win the GNAC championship.

 
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SEAHAWKS VISIT BELLINGHAM DURING ANNUAL 12 TOUR

Western Front

Family and friends gathered on blankets and lawn chairs as the Seattle Seahawks’ 12 Tour arrived in Bellingham Saturday, June 24, to kick off opening night at the Fairhaven Outdoor Cinema.

 
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6 WAYS SOCIAL MEDIA IS IMPACTING CHILDREN

Hey, Black Mom!

As a tool, social media is a double-edged sword. While it has many benefits, it can also influence children in unhealthy ways. Here are six ways social media is impacting children.

 
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INSPIRING MOTHER-DAUGHTER DUO BEHIND BROWN GIRL ALCHEMY HELPING BLACK WOMEN HEAL, RECLAIM SPIRITUALITY

Hey, Black Mom!

Jeannell Anthony and Amber Finney are providing intergenerational healing, specifically mother-daughter healing, through their platform Black Girl Alchemy where they hope to motivate, activate, revolutionize, inspire, uplift, and heal.

 
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SHE WAS A TEEN MOM WHO FOUND A WINNING FORMULA. DR. CHARLENE LAWSON USED FASHION AND CHEMISTRY TO CREATE HER DREAM JOB

Hey, Black Mom!

Chemist to wardrobe stylist – Dr. Charlene Lawson has the formula for fashion.