Western Washington University

Peace Corps volunteers during a swearing-in ceremony (Photo credit: TANG CHHIN SOTHY/AFP/Getty Images)

3 WA Schools Best Source Of Peace Corps Volunteers

The Peace Corps says the University of Washington, Western Washington University and Gonzaga are among the best places in the nation for recruiting volunteers.

CBS Seattle–02/11/2014

College students drinking at an outdoor party.  (credit: Dean Conger/Getty Images)

Bellingham Police Crackdown On Rowdy Parties

An investigation continues into a riot last month in Bellingham, and police are also focusing more attention on rowdy parties near the Western Washington University campus.

12/03/2013

File photo of a cop car with its lights on. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

WWU President Dismayed By Weekend Melee Off-Campus

Western Washington University President Bruce Shepard acknowledged Monday that the school is facing challenges when it comes to student drug and alcohol use, but he says an off-campus melee that erupted Saturday is counter to the university’s culture.

CBS Seattle–10/14/2013

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‘Riot Tank’ Rolls Through College Town To Break Up Party Attended By Hundreds

Hundreds of college-age revelers in Washington state — thwarted in efforts to continue a large party — threw projectiles at police who responded with pepper spray to disperse them, authorities said.

10/14/2013

File photo of a police cruiser flashing its lights. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Wash. Police: College Revelers Clash With Officers

Hundreds of college-age revelers in Washington state — thwarted in efforts to continue a large party — threw projectiles at police who responded with pepper spray to disperse them, officials said.

10/13/2013

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WWU Teaching Assistant Jailed In Shooting

A Western Washington University teaching assistant is accused of shooting another man in Bellingham.

CBS Seattle–05/14/2013

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