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Klipsun, Fall 2014 - Limit

Volume and Number

Vol. 45, Issue 2



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Publication Date

Fall 10-2014


Western Washington University

Editor in Chief

Linder Jimenez, Carina


Western Washington University


Bellingham, WA

Production Staff

Story Editor: Taylor Sanders; Copy Editor: Paul Grzelak; Multimedia Editor: Christopher Utterback; Lead Designer: Hannah Johnson; Designers: Aiden Lee, Dave Shin; Photographer: Annmarie Kent; Writers: David Anderson, Paul Bikis, Maeghan Callegari, Demi Cavanaugh, Caitlyn Daniels, Emily Frasier, Lisa Hansen, Brooke Hanson, Anna Jentoft, Alexander Johnson, Kevin Kenney, Stuart Miller, Mikey Jane Moran, Kameron Payne, Mikayla Raley, Cheyenne Smith, Brianna Stoutenburgh, Brian Traverso, Josiah Ubben, Ariel Valley, Annika Wolters, Christopher Zemp


From the moment you picked up this publication to the time you sat down to read it you have passed someone who has lost a loved one, has achieved a fitness goal, who balances a mental disorder, has aced a final and who is advocating for a cause.

It’s easy to become engrossed in your own story and not realize the thousands of stories similar to your own. We all each achieve, suffer, balance. Whether for humanity, animals, the Earth or ourselves, everyone is forging a path that has and will encounter barriers.

One of my most memorable barriers was when I was 13 and my GPA was dwindling at 1.4. My teachers rallied together to put me into drug and alcohol counseling. My parents reminded me of college. At the time, I was not on track to reach any of my academic goals. This left me with two options: accept my situation and continue with it, or accept my situation and surpass it.

Within one quarter my GPA shot up to 3.4 and I was enrolling in honors classes.

This isn’t to say every limit should be surpassed. To see a limit as a barricade or safety is entirely in the eye of the beholder. A limit is an acknowledgment of a line that you cannot pass or you must break; a step in a certain direction to achieve the ending you’re searching for.

Photography Editor

Abell, Evan


Watt, Peggy

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, 2014, Volume 45, Issue 02 - Fall



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