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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 »

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... Read more »

Skateboarding and Longboarding on and Around Campus

Skateboarding and Longboarding on and Around Campus

Cole Anderson
May 2, 2013
Filed under SPORTS

Even though alternative transportation is rampant on Whitman's small campus, only a handful of Whitman students skateboard. Whether longboarding to class or skating for leisure, those who own boards on campus represent a small fraction of the student body. Whitman's campus isn't exactly ideal for... Read more »

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