Fairhaven in the News

Fairhaven's Babafemi Akinrinade discusses new book on mass atrocities and international law in Africa


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WWU Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies Babafemi Akinrinade recently sat down with Western Today to talk about his new book, “Atrocity Crimes, Atrocity Laws and Justice in Africa.”

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Washington State Shows How a Truly Progressive Court Changes Everything


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This article features Washington State Supreme Court Justice and former Fairhaven College professor Raquel Montoya-Lewis. Justice Montoya-Lewis frequently visits our Law, Diversity, and Justice classes – we are grateful for her past and present involvement with the LDJ program.


Washington State Shows How a Truly Progressive Court Changes Everything

Washington state names its first Native American poet laureate

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Former Fairhaven College instructor Rena Priest has been appointed the new incoming Washington State Poet Laureate by  Governor Jay Inslee.

Priest’s literary debut, Patriarchy Blues, was honored with the 2018 American Book Award, and her most recent work is Sublime Subliminal. A member of the Lhaq’temish (Lummi) Nation, she will be the first Indigenous poet to assume the role.

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Fairhaven College alumni host weekly virtual concert series


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With in-person concerts canceled, musicians turn to live streaming as way of maintaining tradition.

By Sophia Pappalau

Fairhaven College is hosting a series of weekly virtual music performances held on Facebook Live. The Fairhaven College Music Festival is an annual celebration of the musical community held at The Outback farm with performances by Fairhaven alumni. 

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