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Live Blog: Spring Issue 5

Marra Clay, Publisher
February 22, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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'...

From The Editors’ Desk

Mitchell Smith and Marra Clay
January 26, 2017
Filed under Editors' Blog

Members of the Whitman Community, There are certain moments in the course of a publication’s history that feel especially significant. For The Whitman Wire, January 2017 is one such moment. Throughout the past calendar year, we underwent the hiring of an entirely new editorial board, we updated...

Live Blog: Spring Issue 1

Mickey Shin, Managing Editor
January 25, 2017
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, 2016
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, 2016
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 11

November 16, 2016
Filed under BLOGS, Editors' Blog

It's so weird that we only have two issues left this Fall!! It's almost Thanksgiving, and we are all feeling pretty anxious for a break. Here's the timeline. 5:10- Was the play shown this weekend Antigo Nick or Antigonick?? We will never know (the poster and brochure disagree), but after a pass...

Honestly Brutal: A Date From Down Under

November 14, 2016
Filed under BLOGS, Honestly Brutal, Web Only

A DATE FROM DOWN UNDER A Whitman student anonymously shares insight from her experiences in high school and college. Honestly Brutal is posted weekly online, with longer stories posted monthly. Senior year winter formal-- not quite as important as prom but definitely still a time of excitement for m...

Live Blog: Issue 8

October 26, 2016
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, 2016
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...

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