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Revamping the Past: Vinyl Resurgence

Revamping the Past: Vinyl Resurgence

Afton Weaver, Staff Reporter

Whether it’s the result of nostalgia or a search for high quality music, vinyl is trending again; Whitties are revamping the past. Atop sophomore Kate Swisher’s desk...

September 17, 2017

Kate and the Crocodiles Blends Genres

Kate and the Crocodiles Blends Genres

Alasdair Padman, Staff Reporter

Two communities, the students and faculty of Whitman College and Walla Walla community members, filled Hunter Conservatory on Friday, Sept. 15. They were gathered to he...

September 17, 2017

A Talk with Artist Paul Valadez

A Talk with Artist Paul Valadez

September 16, 2017

"Selections from the Great Mexican-American Songbook" by Paul Valadez graced the walls of the Steve...

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Top of His Class: Rodeo’s Favorite Clown

Top of His Class: Rodeo’s Favorite Clown

Conor Scanlon, Sports Writer

  At the Pendleton Round-Up, a rodeo event where professional athletes risk life and limb to wrestle one-and-a-half ton bulls, a jovial middle-aged man in face paint stea...

September 21, 2017No Comments

Everything’s Bigger in Texas: Volleyball Travels to San Antonio

September 19, 2017

Whitman Women’s Frisbee: Sweets Take Nationals

Whitman Women’s Frisbee: Sweets Take Nationals

September 19, 2017

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‘I Hope I Make Friends’

‘I Hope I Make Friends’

Alex Brockman, Feature Writer

Take a walk through Anderson Hall on a Sunday night, 8:00 p.m. and a strange silence will surround you. Each dorm room remains empty, aching for its owners. Reaching the end...

September 21, 2017

Straight Cookin’ in the Back: A Peek into Bon Appétit Prep

Straight Cookin’ in the Back: A Peek into Bon Appétit Prep

September 9, 2017

Deep Summer

Deep Summer

September 7, 2017

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Education as Emancipation

Nikolaus Kennelly, Columnist

Shiny red delicious apples, a grainy photograph of Einstein overlaid with multicolored Comic Sans, plastic school desks with fiberboard tops, fluorescent lighting embedded in the ceiling, a chalkboard...

September 19, 2017

Faith, Future, and the Eclipse

Faith, Future, and the Eclipse

September 17, 2017

Rewind to the eclipse frenzy before school started, with people looking up confusedly with some snazzy patterned glasses, or looking through a slit in a large cardboard box. It was a time when people were...

Whitman’s Diversity Problem

Whitman’s Diversity Problem

September 17, 2017

In an elite and overwhelmingly white liberal arts college such as Whitman, there is always talk about how there should be more diversity, especially in terms of race and ethnicity. The college holds a...

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Whitman news since 1896
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