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Western alumnus Stephan Aarstol (BA '96), and his company Tower Paddle Boards was featured on ABC's Beyond the Tank at 8/7 CT on Thursday, January 28th, 2016. Aarstol originally pitched his unique brand of paddle boards on Shark Tank in 2012 and landed $150,000 in funding by billionaire investor Mark Cuban. Tower Paddle Boards has been riding the wave of success ever since...

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Death Cab for Cutie and ODESZA, bands created while the members were students at Western Washington University, are both up for Grammy awards at the annual celebration of the best in the music industry on Monday, February 15, 2016!

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WWU alumna, former Alumni Association board member and Montesano attorney Vini Samuel was elected by a landslide Tuesday night to become the city’s first female mayor in history – as well as the first female Indian American mayor in the country. More »

Juxtaposing the fresh upholstery and brand new cubicles are two very unique pieces of furniture transformed from ancient wood into the main gathering spots at Western City Center. Check out WWU's new office conference table and reception desk, in addition to artwork by WWU alumni, on display from 6 to 8 p.m. for the Downtown Bellingham Art Walk this Friday night.

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Debora Juarez (’83) made history when she was elected to Seattle City Council’s District 5 seat in November, becoming the first citizen of an indigenous nation to be elected to the council in its 150-year history.

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