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VIKS: WWU women's soccer to Open Final Four in Seattle on Dec. 1

EMPATHY AND RESILIENCE: Community Support spaces being held today

NEW LIGHTING: A Bright Path to Dark Skies at Western 

NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH: Indian Child Welfare Act Discussion Tuesday, Nov. 22 at noon

RESOURCES: Western Libraries to hold Fall 2022 review of withdrawn materials

BOOK SALE: Children's and Young Adult Book Sale set for Dec. 1 and 2 in the VU

PRIZES! Geography Bee tomorrow at 4 p.m.

CHAMPIONSHIP IN SIGHT: Vikings advance to Final Four / Cascadia Daily News

WWU IN THE NEWS: Meet your new state Legislature / Seattle Times (features CBE's Sharon Shewmake)

Viks punch ticket to the Final Four in Seattle

Western's women's soccer team dances with joy and holds the West Regional trophy over their heads on Saturday

The Western Washington University women's soccer team scored all of its goals in the first half, two in the first 12 minutes, rolling to a 3-1 victory in quarterfinal action of the NCAA Division II Soccer Championships on Saturday afternoon at Harrington Field on the WWU campus. 

Onward to the Final Four! Read more here.

Campus Life

Aerial shot of Red Square looking south

Western staffer Luke Hollister of University Relations and Marketing is out and about on campus and in the nearby community often, shooting images of campus and Bellingham life that we will share here in Western Today. 

See Luke's "Fall on Campus" photo album on Flickr here.

ICYMI: Yesterday's News

VIKS: Volleyball falls to Central; women's soccer advances to Elite 8 with win over Concordia

OUTREACH: Meet Zoë Fejeran, Western Gallery’s new museum educator

STUDENTS: Wild West Drag Show tonight in the Underground Coffeehouse

CLUB STUFF: Girl's Skate Club meets tonight at 5 p.m.

 Student Technology Fee (STF) Committee is accepting Tech Initiatives abstracts 

INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION WEEK: Global Trivia for prizes tonight at 5 p.m.

OPEN ENROLLMENT: Consumer-directed health plans with health savings accounts

FROM HR: Drop-in open enrollment assistance from HR Benefits

WWU IN THE NEWS: Campaigns flood us with reductive racial rhetoric. How can we push back? / Yahoo News (Features Poli Sci's Rudy Alamillo)

ALUMNI NEWS: Soundgarden founder (and WWU alumnus) Hiro Yamamoto inducted into the Asian Hall of Fame / King 5 TV

VIKS IN THE NEWS: Western rides early offense, advances to Elite Eight / Cascadia Daily News

Read more In the Media
Western's COVID site
The Ecuador summer abroad website
The Western athletics website
Gaia, Western's research website
Western's Tutoring Center
Native American Heritage Month website
Old Main under a blanket of snow on a sunny winter day
"important dates" page of the university calendar
Download LiveSafe, the free campus safety app, through this link
KUGS, Western's student-run campus radio station
Western's traditional mountain and bay logo with the words "make waves" underneath

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