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Live Blog: Spring Issue 7

Mickey Shin, Managing Editor
March 8
Filed under Editors' Blog, Production Night Blog

Happy International Women's Day! Here are the highlights from this evening: Editor-in-Chief Mitchell is telling us about his Mariners adventure. Safeco Field seats 47,943 people "Wow, that's gotta be like...at least 12!" "Tasty" cooking videos are a big hit with the editors ...

Live Blog: Spring Issue 5

Marra Clay, Publisher
February 22
Filed under BLOGS, Editors' Blog, Production Night Blog

Publisher Marra Clay taking over tonight's Live Blog! Hold on to your horses, it's going to be a doozy. 4:22 - Opinion Editor Peggy Li has brought the most amazing (read: questionable) production snack yet: a literal bag of bread. Slices of bread. Some toasted. Some with garlic. Reviews to come. 4:53...

Live Blog: Spring Issue 4

Mickey Shin, Managing Editor
February 15
Filed under Editors' Blog, Production Night Blog

Welcome. Here are some hot topics from production night:  Vegans News Editor Chris has to be vegan for 2 weeks. He is having a difficult time. "When I became a vegan, my family thought it was some weird religious choice like Catholicism." -Production Manager Kerr iPhone 8-Ball Opinion Editor Pegg...

Live Blog: Spring Issue 3

February 8
Filed under Editors' Blog, Production Night Blog

Here's what's going on: We've decided to kick off every Production Night with Sean Kingston's "Beautiful Girls." "I'm not going to Minnesota." -Humor Editor Anthony Editors are contemplating whether or not to go see the Lego Batman movie this weekend. Fun Fact: As a child, Chief Copy Edito...

Live Blog: Spring Issue 2

Mickey Shin, Managing Editor
February 1
Filed under Editors' Blog, Production Night Blog

Welcome back! Some exciting events from the evening: We have a new PA! Welcome to the team, Mayra. Humor Editor Anthony brought snacks. They were well received. We still miss Martina. Editors have just been informed that Club Penguin will be shutting down. We are devastated. "Were any of y'...

Live Blog: Spring Issue 1

Mickey Shin, Managing Editor
January 25
Filed under Editors' Blog, Production Night Blog

First issue of 2017! Here's a small compilation of highlights: Opinion Editor Peggy is displaying signs of excessive aggression. "I am the Grinch." -Peggy Li 2017 We miss Martina. We're trying to rename the Humor page. Some options: "The Missionary" "The Pioneer" "Mitchell...

Live Blog: Issue 13

December 7
Filed under Production Night Blog

Wow! The very last production night. I'm so proud of everything we've done as a team this semester, and I'm excited to read about campus happenings online from Spain in the next few months! As a special treat, here is the (slightly edited) list of my favorite quotes from production nights past!! "T...

Live Blog: Issue 12

November 30
Filed under Editors' Blog, Production Night Blog

Second to last issue already!!! Wow, so bittersweet. 5:40- Mitchell lost odds and and ate at orange like an apple (with the peel). He did well. 6:10- We're printing an awesome picture this week of Nixon being presented with a Whitman football jersey. Apparently Whitman later released a statement...

Live Blog: Issue 8

October 26
Filed under Editors' Blog, Production Night Blog

Things are looking good for Issue 8! We have some awesome content this week; I'm particularly looking forward to an article about Whitman's frolf course (including a beautiful map!), an article about the best and worst campus jobs, and an article about underrepresented groups in STEM. Mitchell, Tywen, and Natalie are back from their Associated Collegiate Press conference in DC...

Live Blog: Issue 7

October 19
Filed under Editors' Blog, Production Night Blog

Tonight the newsroom is quieter. The cold is making it's rounds around Whitman and most of us are running on a combination of caffeine and DayQuil. Marra is at a dinner with the student government of Walla Walla University, and Mitchell has been holed up in the office for most of the night, doing...

Live Blog: Issue 6

October 12
Filed under Editors' Blog, Production Night Blog

5:12- The pages are looking good! Editors are filtering in and out to write captions and headlines. 5:43- We had a "Bagpipe Gram" from a mysterious Wire admirer! It was very exciting. Here he is. 6:30- We have found Georgia's cool gloves! They have tiny animals on the fingers. 6:35- We are now on amazon looking at children's gloves. 6:46- Mitc...

Live Blog: Issue 5

October 4
Filed under BLOGS, Editors' Blog, Production Night Blog

Tonight production night is on Tuesday so we can distribute Issue 5 before Fall Break. Right now we have the Vice Presidential Debate playing on a laptop, and everyone who isn't working or doing homework is playing an imessage word game. Clearly, we are all giant nerds! So here are some stats. Nu...

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