𝐀𝐫𝐭 𝐂𝐡𝐚𝐥𝐥𝐞𝐧𝐠𝐞 𝐓𝐡𝐞𝐦𝐞: 𝐎𝐮𝐭 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐖𝐢𝐧𝐝𝐨𝐰 During quarantine, we had to simplify our lives to be more home-centered. Looking out our windows became a substitute for participating in the events that made up the fabric of our everyday lives — from attending art shows and public events, to eating dinner out and traveling to new … Read more
Dear soon-to-be graduate, My name is Sophia, and I am in my last quarter at Western Washington. School has been online for about 10 weeks, and I am feeling as we approach “the big day” (to quote my mother) that I don’t have much desire for the typical acknowledgments of graduation — there will be … Read more
The Young Reporters section in The Northern Light, began April 21 in response to the stay-at-home order and school closures. Students in Blaine, Semiahmoo and Birch Bay had the opportunity through weekly prompts for eight weeks to explore effects the Covid-19 restrictions had on them, their family, or neighborhood. The project concludes on June 18, 2020.
Story Dome is a physical structure—a colorful, geodesic recording booth—that will debut in the lobby of the Lightcatcher building when the Museum re-opens. While the long-term goal is to engage audiences in person, in this time of social distancing the Museum wants to stay connected and document peoples’ experiences during the Stay Home, Stay Healthy … Read more
The Chuckanut Writers Conference — produced by Whatcom Community College and Village Books — invites submissions of poetry or creative nonfiction for a virtual reading of creative work that responds to the coronavirus pandemic. The virtual reading is scheduled to take place the evening of Thursday, September 10 at 6:30. We will accept submissions until … Read more
Western Libraries, Division of Heritage Resources is creating a digital archive of Western’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We will be seeking stories, photographs, recordings of WWU-sponsored COVID-19 programming, official university memos and directives, art and poetry created in response to COVID-19, and other documentation that chronicles the pandemic through the voices of students, faculty, … Read more