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Klipsun, October 2007

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Vol. 38, Issue 1



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Western Washington University

Editor in Chief

Dewey, Erin

Photography Editor

Crowell, Bobbi


Watt, Peggy


Western Washington University


For many, arriving in Whatcom County is just one step along the path­ way to a higher education. Fall brings fresh faces to Western to become part of the ever-growing student body, but even those who aren't new may still find some things to learn.

This issue of Klipsun Magazine tackles life in Whatcom County from cof­fee to surviving college, local heroes to area attractions. There is even a photo challenge to test your knowledge of the surrounding community. We sought to provide a glimpse into our corner of Washington, teaching amateurs some tips while providing new insights to those who are a bit more established.

Life is about overcoming obstacles, learning lessons, trying new things, exploring the world around you and having fun. In these pages, I hope we have shown even a glimmer of that.

In the five years I have been at Western, I have found the best educa­tion exists not necessarily in textbooks or even physics class, but in the decisions we make and their outcomes. We live in a beautiful place, so explore it. In the words of the great Ferris Bueller,"Life goes by pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it."

Associate Editors, Production Assistants, and Writers

Managing Editor: Tom King; Art Director: Kyra Low; Story Editors and Designers: Brittney Leirdahl, Molly Jensen; Online Editor: Matt Boyer; Writers: Andy Campbell, Olivia De Leon, Matt Gagne, Sarah Martin, Jani Nygaard, Katie Regan, Allie Rock, Lauren Ross


Independent Student Publication at Western Washington University

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

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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

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Bellingham (Wash.)


Bellingham, WA


Student life, Klipsun Magazine, Western Washington State College


Higher Education | Journalism Studies


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Klipsun Magazine, 2007, Volume 38, Issue 01 - October


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