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Classroom Connections

Classroom Connections

Alissa Antilla, Feature Writer
February 9, 2017
Filed under FEATURE, Front Page Slideshow

Classroom Connections, a club at Whitman that sends Whitman students to tutor at Walla Walla High School (Wa-Hi), is all about making connections. Classroom Connections meshes the worlds of high school students and Whitman college students through Guided Study, a required study hall during the school... Read more »

Mike Hammond: the Muffler Man

Alissa Antilla, Staff Reporter
November 17, 2016
Filed under FEATURE, Front Page Slideshow

Stepping into Melody Muffler, an unexpected collision of an automotive shop and art gallery, is like entering a whole new world. This world is a culmination of disparate elements of artist, musician and automotive repairman, all talents of Walla Walla native Mike Hammond. ‘Building art’: cars and creat... Read more »

Whitman’s Chess Club

Whitman’s Chess Club

Alissa Antilla
October 20, 2016
Filed under FEATURE, Front Page Slideshow

The Whitman Chess Club is checkmating the college’s activities scene. After finessing through a checkerboard of ASWC proposals and speeches, seniors Garrett Atkinson and Matthew Coopersmith’s idea to revive the club, which was inadvertently absorbed into the Walla Walla Chess Club years before, ... Read more »

Walla Walla Rollergirls are Family, Badasses

Walla Walla Rollergirls are Family, Badasses

Alissa Antilla
September 29, 2016
Filed under FEATURE, Front Page Slideshow, VIDEOS

While many people express affection through hugs, the Walla Walla Sweets Rollergirls show affinity for one another by smashing into each other. Members of this all-women roller derby team, gain sisters alongside bruises and form an unconventional family that they are sometimes even closer with than t... Read more »

Gluten-Free and Easy

Gluten-Free and Easy

Alissa Antilla, Olivia Gilbert, and Katharine Gillen
September 15, 2016
Filed under FEATURE, Front Page Slideshow

Nestled in a quiet nook of the Walla Walla airport, Hidden Valley Bakery provides a peaceful respite from the hustle and bustle of the airport. The Paige family, who have owned the bakery for 16 years, aims to provide a home-away-from-home for their customers. In order to cater to people with different... Read more »

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