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Classroom in the Clouds

Classroom in the Clouds

Alissa Antilla, Feature Reporter
March 9
Filed under FEATURE, Front Page Slideshow

A handful of Whitties–along with around fifty students at Walla Walla University (WWU) and various members of the Walla Walla community–attend class thousands of feet above their peers. In combination with a grounds school taught in a traditional classroom setting, students get a hands-on opport...

The Atlas Cafe

The Atlas Cafe

Olivia Gilbert, Feature Editor
December 1
Filed under FEATURE, Front Page Slideshow

From the outside, The Atlas Cafe looks like any other modest-sized house in College Place. The forest green siding, the clean white trim edging the windows and door frame and a few unassuming shrubs do not call out for attention, and the cafe’s neon red “open” sign could easily be overlooked by...

Being a Whittie at WWU

Being a Whittie at WWU

April 28
Filed under FEATURE, Front Page Slideshow

Lauren Lewis tried to show me the bell atop their admin/philosophy/history building. It is tradition, I gleaned, for seniors to sign the bell, or the bell-access room (or something).

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Wolves Successfully Observe Sabbath, Crush Heathens

Austin Biehl, staff writer
April 28
Filed under Humor

Last Saturday the WWU Wolves faced off against the Whitman Missionaries in a Club Volleyball match that once again proved the necessity of the #prayforwhitman campaign so generously instigated by the WWU student body. The Wolves left the match with broad smiles and a deeper sense of faith, ready to give t...

Martin Luther King Celebrated With Service, Lecture

Martin Luther King Celebrated With Service, Lecture

Sarah Cornett
January 28
Filed under Front Page Slideshow, NEWS

A march, lecture, and day of service marked ways the Whitman community honored Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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

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

Audrey Kelly
March 12
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...

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

Audrey Kelly
March 5
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...

Vick speaks to WWU community

January 27
Filed under NW News

This story was originally published in The Collegian of Walla Walla University shortly before Martin Luther King Day. Dr. Brooke Vick, social psychologist and Associate Professor of Psychology at Whitman College [spoke] at Walla Walla University's MLK Jr. Day CommUnity on Monday, Jan. 19 in the Uni...

Switchfoot to Play in Walla Walla

James Kennedy
April 17
Filed under A&E

Switchfoot, the famed alternative rock band from San Diego, will be performing at Walla Walla University on Monday, April 21. While tickets were at first only available to WWU students, sales have opened up to the public and tickets are now available in the WWU bookstore and student activities office...

Ice Chalet Hosts Final Event of Season

Hannah Bartman
April 10
Filed under A&E

Students are invited to take a step out of the April showers and onto the ice at the final Ice Chalet event at the YWCA. The Ice Chalet, the only public ice skating rink in Walla Walla, will close for the year at the end of April. The event, which goes from 4:30-5:30 p.m. on April 13, will feature...

Welcome to Walla Walla University

Karah Kemmerly
October 23
Filed under FEATURE, Weekly Topic

This week, The Pioneer talked with the students and staff of Walla Walla University to find out more about spiritual life on campus, the first-year orientation program and student community service projects.

Storyteller Relives Civil Rights Movement

Storyteller Relives Civil Rights Movement

Lachlan Johnson
February 27
Filed under NEWS

Members of the Whitman and Walla Walla community filled the Glover Alston Center on Monday, Feb. 25 to hear storyteller Kathya Alexander speak about the civil rights movement. Drawing on both her personal experience growing up during the civil rights era as well as her work as a writer, actor, poet and playwright, Alexander prese...

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