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The blues candle: Whitman skaters find new ways to express themselves

The blues candle: Whitman skaters find new ways to express themselves

Allie Donahue
April 9, 2015
Filed under FEATURE, Feature Highlight

On a sunny Friday in March, seniors Zach Gordy and Tom Shellum were shredding curbs outside of North Hall. Gordy caught some air and then swung a wide curve into the street. "Car, car..." Shellum said, and Gordy stepped aside to let it pass. Whitman skaters weren't always such good citizens. There...

Skating at Whitman

Sarah Cornett
April 8, 2015
Filed under Weekly Topic

Allie Donahue profiles the community of skateboarders, a tight group of seniors who have ventured beyond skating together.

Feature Fun

Sarah Cornett
April 2, 2015
Filed under FEATURE, Weekly Topic

Read about the abundance of "Artholes" at Whitman, plus new classes that offer insight into "the real world."

Myra Street divide: The Relationship Between Walla Walla U, Whitman

Myra Street divide: The Relationship Between Walla Walla U, Whitman

Audrey Kelly
March 12, 2015
Filed under FEATURE, Front Page Slideshow

This article is written based on the observations of three individuals and is not in any way meant to represent the views of the individual institutions.  On a typical Whitman student's path to the rows of wholesale granola in Andy's supermarket in College Place, an intersection feels uncannily familiar if pas...

Walla Walla’s Three Colleges

Sarah Cornett
March 5, 2015
Filed under Weekly Topic

School-sponsored events between Walla Walla U, Walla Walla Community College, and Whitman provide rare opportunities for students to interact.

The 3 W’s: Whitman, Walla Walla University, Walla Walla Community College

Audrey Kelly
March 5, 2015
Filed under FEATURE, Front Page Slideshow

Whitman students rarely have the occasion to gussy themselves up, but the evening of Feb. 5 was one of those nights for Whitman seniors. They strode self-confidently through Reid Campus Center, ignoring the students in sweats eating from Café 66. Some adjusted their ties, others tugged down their pencil...

Unflattened cardboard boxes and the rules of recycling

Unflattened cardboard boxes and the rules of recycling

Kamna Shastri
February 26, 2015
Filed under FEATURE, Feature Highlight

Crisp but warm sunshine fills the morning as sophomore Maddie Bailey reverses a maroon pickup truck from the Environmental Interest House (also known as Outhouse) garage. Two Outhouse residents and their resident assistant are on a mission early this Saturday morning. It's just past 8:30 a.m. as they...

Recycling

Natalie Berg
February 26, 2015
Filed under FEATURE, Weekly Topic

Environmental practices on campus

Sticking around or coming back: alumni in Walla Walla

Martina Pansze
February 19, 2015
Filed under FEATURE

Although the majority of students aren't primarily attracted to Whitman because of the small city it's a part of, many alumni choose to stay in or return to Walla Walla.  Among the Walla Walla returnees, and those who haven't left, are an eclectic group of alumni who stay for reasons which include wa...

Alumni in Walla Walla

Sarah Cornett
February 19, 2015
Filed under FEATURE, Weekly Topic

Many students are anxious to leave the small town Whitman calls home upon graduation. But some embrace the cheap rents, and the vibrant Walla Walla scenes in food, art, and wine, and either stay or return to participate in them.

Found in Walla Walla

Sarah Cornett
February 12, 2015
Filed under FEATURE, Weekly Topic

Libby Arnosti '13 first noticed the VW bus in the Rose Street Safeway parking lot. What came next was quite the correspondence.

Girl, Bus Fall in Love

Allie Donahue
February 12, 2015
Filed under FEATURE

Libby Arnosti '13 and Bella, a 1976 green Volkswagen bus, met online. It wasn't your typical crash and burn Tinder thing; no, these two will grow old together. Arnosti, who described herself as a "Volkswagen creeper," first noticed the '76 bus sitting in an empty lot across from the Rose Street Safeway...

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