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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...

Live Blog: Issue 4

September 28
Filed under BLOGS, Editors' Blog, Production Night Blog

Issue four already! Here are some fun quotes from this week's production night. "We're already printing the word 'badassery' on the front page... might as well use the butt-grabbing picture, too." -Marra "Puns are always a good way to go. Or, sometimes, the worst way to go." -Georgia "This...

Live Blog: Issue 3

September 21
Filed under Editors' Blog, Production Night Blog

Happy Wednesday! Anthony demonstrated a high kick and ripped his pants about 12 inches. Here is a picture!   That was exciting. Mitchell has been working hard all night improving his technique catching Starburst Minis in his mouth. As Whitman College's Intramural Sports Czar (his official position),...

Live Blog: Issue 2

September 14
Filed under Editors' Blog, Production Night Blog

We are getting into the swing of things! The newsroom is abuzz with the sound of furious typing and the Django soundtrack. 5:22- We have some awesome articles coming out this week. I'm looking forward to an article about the role of the Greek system on campus as well as Eric's review of "Hell...

Live Blog: Issue 1

September 7
Filed under Editors' Blog, Production Night Blog

We're back at it, folks. Pretzels were consumed, headlines were over-thought, and Beyonce was played. Issue one is happening! As this semester's Managing Editor, I will be live blogging the up and downs of production night every week. Here are the highlights: Humor Editor Peggy brought...

Sunday’s Senate, In Seconds

Tyler Maule, ASWC Copy Editor
April 5
Filed under ASWC Unpacked

As the song  “Cupid Shuffle” faded out, ASWC representatives gathered for the year’s second Senate. During Senate updates, ASWC’s committees continued to prove their productivity and commitment. Anya Tudisco, chair of the Finance Committee,  solicited advice on the use of ASWC’s Savings...

Town Hall: Community & Safety

Tyler Maule, ASWC Copy Editor
April 5
Filed under ASWC Unpacked

Whether they focus on a specific issue or address a broad range of ideas, Whitman’s Town Hall meetings have proven promising for community growth. These ASWC-hosted events facilitate discussion about the student body’s concerns. On October 20, Student Affairs Committee Chair Arthur Shemitz le...

Senate, Round Three

Tyler Maule, ASWC Copy Editor
April 5
Filed under ASWC Unpacked

Though shorter than usual, Sunday’s Senate had no shortage of productive decisions. During updates, Finance Chair Anya Tudisco raised concerns about the budget deficit due to under enrollment at Whitman this year. Nominations Chair AnnaMarie McCorvie encouraged upperclassmen to apply for the currently...

In Whitman We Trust

Tyler Maule, ASWC Copy Editor
April 5
Filed under ASWC Unpacked

Last Thursday, ASWC President Jack Percival and Vice President Arthur Shemitz met with the Board of Trustees during their on-campus meeting. The students' presentation, a yearly tradition for ASWC leaders, centered around the ideas and initiatives of the Whitman student body. The ASWC Unpacked blog, a...

Senate the Fourth

Tyler Maule, ASWC Copy Editor
April 5
Filed under ASWC Unpacked

Sunday’s Senate began promptly at 7:00 PM with a flurry of discussion, culminating in debate over the role of the Resolution. Vice President Arthur Shemitz and President Jack Percival recalled their presentation to the Trustees during which they highlighted campus safety, preferred gender pronouns,...

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