Western Window TV

Episode 47

March, 2017

This month’s show is hosted by Chris Roselli of the WWU Alumni Association and Rahwa Hailemariam, a student at Western. Following is the story lineup for this episode:

  1. 1. From the Top of the World – WWU alumnus Larry Nielson (’70), who in 19083 became the first American to summit Mount Everest without the use of bottled oxygen, recounts his trip, discusses footage taken at the summit that day, and muses on how that expedition has impacted his life. (1:02)
  2. 2. Learning to Ask ‘How?’ – The Adaptive Sports class is a requirement in Western’s recreation program, and it challenges students to rethink their preconceived notions of “ability” and teaches them to say “how” instead of “no.” (10:30)
  3. 3. The Dangers of Silence – WWU’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. events celebrate the life and legacy of a man who brought hope and healing to a country being torn apart by racial strife, a legacy that lives on. (15:00)
  4. 4. Above Bellingham – WWU Visual Journalism student Kjell Redal has captured the majesty and raw natural beauty of Bellingham and Whatcom County from the air in his incredible new video piece, “Above Bellingham.” (20:24)

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