Defining Home Spring 2021
Students in the Spring 2021 Advanced Visual Journalism class traversed stories of different homes and lifestyles, paving diverse definitions of what home can mean in the greater Bellingham area. From college houses to tiny homes, they offer a peek into local homes and dwellings, as well as the redefining of “home” as we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Connecting Apart Fall 2020
Students in the fall 2020 Advanced Visual Journalism explored how people found ways to stay connected during the ongoing social distancing restrictions stemming from the pandemic. Whether it was through gaming, dating, dining or exercising Civil Rights, the common thread of staying connected proved invaluable.
Coping with COVID-19 Spring 2020
Throughout April and May 2020, students in the spring Advanced Visual Journalism class set out to document how members in the Northwest region of Washington were coping with social distancing mandates stemming from the coronavirus. They explored the impact the pandemic had on education, business, families and community.
Mount Baker Fall 2018
We explore our community’s connection to Mount Baker. The mountain has an iconic presence for residents and visitors alike. For some, it’s a recreational playground and for others it’s a scientific laboratory.
Bridging the Divide Fall 2016
Intrigued by America’s ever-widening gap in the rural-urban divide, we explore the topic on a local level and set out to find individuals, companies and organizations who are “Bridging the Divide” in sustainable ways.
Repurposing Downtown Spring 2016
We narrow our focus to Bellingham’s downtown core to highlight historic preservation and sustainability efforts to show how spaces have been used and repurposed over time.