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Klipsun, Spring 2012 - Time

Volume and Number

Vol. 42, Issue 6

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Publication Date

Spring 2012

Creator

Western Washington University

Editor in Chief

Nazareth, Elysia

Photography Editor

Corey, Brian

Advisor

Howie, Stephen

Publisher

Western Washington University

Abstract

“Time is of the essence” “A Wrinkle in Time” “Times Like These” “Killing time” Whether in contract law, classic literature, pop culture or everyday idiomatic expression, it cannot be denied – time is ever-present.

Commonly used as a measuring system to sequence events and to quantify rates of change, the passing of time can vary from person to person and situation to situation.

For me, with 10 days until graduation, the saying “time flies when you’re having fun” could not be more true. It’s times like these that I can’t help but think about the different events in our lives that signify benchmarks in the passing of time. And yet, why is it that whenever we’re feeling particularly vulnerable, lost, confused, bored, in pain, etc., that time moves so slowly?

The irony of timing is what makes it such an interesting concept.

In this issue of Klipsun magazine, “Time of my life” details how the hours, minutes and seconds crawled by on one reporter’s 34-day nautical adventure from Bellingham to Hawaii.

You’ll follow another reporter to Nicki’s Diner, where he attempts to beat the clock and his stomach, in a 6-pound, 20-minute food challenge.

And in “Cultural perceptions of time,” you’ll learn that in some non-Western cultures, a lack of punctuality benefits successful human relationships in an exploration of the social vs. punctual being.

Given that time is in and around everything, I hope you can learn from the contents of this issue. Now I could say something cheesy like “take your time as you flip through these pages.” But I won’t.

Enjoy your read.

Associate Editors, Production Assistants, and Writers

Managing Editor: Adrienne Woods; Copy Editor: Grace Moore; Story Editors: Brianne Beets, Andrea Farrell, Geri Massengale; Designers: Brian Corey, Jaynie Hancock, Sarah Richardson, Jeremy Smith; Photographers: Jaynie Hancock, Sarah Ricardson; Multimedia and Online Editor: Eriver Eugenio; Writers: Faduma Abdi, Sarah Beaulieu, Eliza Chan, TJ Cotterill, Brianna Gibbs, Branden Griffith, Marta Helpenstell, Amy Holm, Dan Langager, Kurtis Loo, Kirsten O’Brien

Description

Independent Student Publication at Western Washington University

Publisher (Digital Object)

Resources made available by the Special Collections, Heritage Resources, Western Libraries, Western Washington University, and www.klipsunmagazine.com/.

Subject-Topical (LCSH)

College students’ writings, American--Washington (State)--Bellingham--Periodicals; Universities and colleges--Washington (State)--Bellingham--Periodicals

Subject-Names (LCNAF)

Western Washington University--Students--Periodicals; Western Washington University

Geographic Coverage

Bellingham (Wash.)

City

Bellingham, WA

Keywords

Student life, Klipsun Magazine, Western Washington State College

Disciplines

Higher Education | Journalism Studies

Rights

This resource is displayed for educational purposes only and may be subject to U.S. and international copyright laws. Any materials cited must be attributed to the Klipsun Magazine, Western Libraries, Western Washington University.

Language

English

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Klipsun Magazine, 2012, Volume 42, Issue 06 - Spring

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