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Klipsun, Winter 2017 - Forward

Volume and Number

Vol. 47, Issue 2



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Publication Date

Winter 2017


Western Washington University

Editor in Chief

Katherine Misel


Western Washington University


Bellingham, WA

Production Staff

Story Editors: Jacqueline Allison, Samantha Rogers; Photographers: Daisey James, Kjell Redal, Multimedia Editor/Photographer: Kyra Taubel-Bruce; Lead Designer: Hannah Amundson; Designers: Reese Murakami, Owen Richard; Copy Editor: Sierra Tryon; Online Editor: Kristina Matuska; Writers: Leah Adair, Jesse Allred, Christina Becker, Tori Benavente, Kaylee Botting, Sam Chanen, Stephanie Cheng, Janae Easlon, Hayley Elkin, Shannon Finn, Hallie Fuchs, Kate Galambos, Sara Helms, Renee Holt, Robert Johnson, Kaelyn King, McKenna Kloes, Hayley Magee, Randee Matthews, Sharmaine Miranda, Amy Page, Jared Rusk, Sarah Sharp, Kaylin Stiefer, Carolyn Trainer


Life is full of the unexpected. We like to think we have it all figured out, predicting and organizing the static nature of our daily lives. Yet, in a mere moment, life can knock the wind out of you and it is suddenly changed forever.

It’s hard to cope with change, especially when it is an undesirable outcome. We are constantly fighting with reality, using our denial as a protective shield. We try to face change head on, but there is rarely an instance in which we can prepare ourselves for life-altering experiences.

In this issue you will find stories of grief and loss, the relationship between old and new and discovering brightness in the midst of our weary journey. Each story in this collection encapsulates what it means to look toward the future.

In the face of life’s seemingly infinite adversities, there is one constant: life goes on. There is no turning back, what’s done is done. We all must decide which path we want to take, but all any of us can really do is move forward.

Photography Editor

Jake Tull


Connell, Joan M.

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, 2017, Volume 47, Issue 02 - Winter

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