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Klipsun, March 2008

Volume and Number

Vol. 38, Issue 4



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Western Washington University

Editor in Chief

Lanphear, Nicole


Western Washington University


Bellingham, WA

Production Staff

Managing Editor: Kacie McKinney; Lead Designer: Sarah Frantz; Designers: Greg Applegate, Tyler Nelson; Story Editors: Jessica Araujo, Andy Campbell, Shannon Deven; Photographer: Damon Call; Online Editor: Jon Sayer; Writing Staff: Daniel Balabanis, Brynne Berriman, Jamie Callaham, Tela Crane, Kevin Diers, Amanda Downs, Jeff Ehrhardt, Kaleb Gubernick, Michael Harthorne, Moira Hurley, Lisa Hust, Amanda Johns, Shana Keen, Jessie Knudsen, Jake Lunden, Molly Maloney, Amanda Melde, Morgan Remenar, Annie Runnels, Michelle Rybolt, Sharon Savage, Jon Sayer, Nathan Seaburg, Ryan White


In the span of Klipsun’s existence, it has served as campus yearbook and magazine, spurred controversy over racy illustrations and won numerous awards for excellence from the Society of Professional Journalists, the Washington Press Association and others. Klispun has worn many covers over the years, but continues to this day to serve as a face of Bellingham lifestyles.

This issue goes to the heart of Bellingham: whether it is overcoming a life- shattering drug addiction, where Whatcom County drug cases surpass the average rate of Washington state, or following a group of leather-clad bikers riding their hogs in support of children with cancer, there is a little glimpse of everything. Take, for example, a group of bicyclists who meet every Wednesday to ride their bikes – rain, sleet or snow. Or a coffee shop that serves as the town hot spot for chess matches, where every person from any walk of life, is welcome. And where else do you find a group of people jumping over tables, buildings and trees for fun?

In the production of this issue, our staff strove to make changes in content, design and photography to become a more readable, more enjoyable magazine. Klipsun has evolved over the years and will continue to change and morph as we strive to serve you, our readers. We welcome and appreciate your feedback. Happy reading.

Photography Editor

Steyer, Justin

Publisher (Digital Object)

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



Geographic Coverage

Bellingham (Wash.)


Higher Education | Journalism Studies


Student life


Independent Student Publication at Western Washington University

Document Type



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.

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





Klipsun Magazine, 2008, Volume 38, Issue 04 - March

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