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Live Blog: Spring Issue 5

Marra Clay, Publisher

February 22, 2017

Publisher Marra Clay taking over tonight's Live Blog! Hold on to your horses, it's going to be a doozy. 4:22 - Opinion Editor Peggy Li has brought the most amazing (read: questionable) production snack yet: a literal bag of bread. Slices of bread. Some toasted. Some with garlic. Reviews to come. 4:53...

Live Blog: Spring Issue 4

Mickey Shin, Managing Editor

February 15, 2017

Welcome. Here are some hot topics from production night:  Vegans News Editor Chris has to be vegan for 2 weeks. He is having a difficult time. "When I became a vegan, my family thought it was some weird religious choice like Catholicism." -Production Manager Kerr iPhone 8-Ball Opinion Editor Pegg...

Live Blog: Spring Issue 3

February 8, 2017

Here's what's going on: We've decided to kick off every Production Night with Sean Kingston's "Beautiful Girls." "I'm not going to Minnesota." -Humor Editor Anthony Editors are contemplating whether or not to go see the Lego Batman movie this weekend. Fun Fact: As a child, Chief Copy Edito...

Live Blog: Spring Issue 2

Mickey Shin, Managing Editor

February 1, 2017

Welcome back! Some exciting events from the evening: We have a new PA! Welcome to the team, Mayra. Humor Editor Anthony brought snacks. They were well received. We still miss Martina. Editors have just been informed that Club Penguin will be shutting down. We are devastated. "Were any of y'...

From The Editors’ Desk

Mitchell Smith and Marra Clay

January 26, 2017

Members of the Whitman Community, There are certain moments in the course of a publication’s history that feel especially significant. For The Whitman Wire, January 2017 is one such moment. Throughout the past calendar year, we underwent the hiring of an entirely new editorial board, we updated...

Live Blog: Spring Issue 1

Mickey Shin, Managing Editor

January 25, 2017

First issue of 2017! Here's a small compilation of highlights: Opinion Editor Peggy is displaying signs of excessive aggression. "I am the Grinch." -Peggy Li 2017 We miss Martina. We're trying to rename the Humor page. Some options: "The Missionary" "The Pioneer" "Mitchell...

Live Blog: Issue 13

December 7, 2016

Wow! The very last production night. I'm so proud of everything we've done as a team this semester, and I'm excited to read about campus happenings online from Spain in the next few months! As a special treat, here is the (slightly edited) list of my favorite quotes from production nights past!! "T...

Live Blog: Issue 12

November 30, 2016

Second to last issue already!!! Wow, so bittersweet. 5:40- Mitchell lost odds and and ate at orange like an apple (with the peel). He did well. 6:10- We're printing an awesome picture this week of Nixon being presented with a Whitman football jersey. Apparently Whitman later released a statement...

Live Blog: Issue 11

November 16, 2016

It's so weird that we only have two issues left this Fall!! It's almost Thanksgiving, and we are all feeling pretty anxious for a break. Here's the timeline. 5:10- Was the play shown this weekend Antigo Nick or Antigonick?? We will never know (the poster and brochure disagree), but after a pass...

Live Blog: Issue 8

October 26, 2016

Things are looking good for Issue 8! We have some awesome content this week; I'm particularly looking forward to an article about Whitman's frolf course (including a beautiful map!), an article about the best and worst campus jobs, and an article about underrepresented groups in STEM. Mitchell, Tywen, and Natalie are back from their Associated Collegiate Press conference in DC...

Live Blog: Issue 7

October 19, 2016

Tonight the newsroom is quieter. The cold is making it's rounds around Whitman and most of us are running on a combination of caffeine and DayQuil. Marra is at a dinner with the student government of Walla Walla University, and Mitchell has been holed up in the office for most of the night, doing...

Live Blog: Issue 6

October 12, 2016

5:12- The pages are looking good! Editors are filtering in and out to write captions and headlines. 5:43- We had a "Bagpipe Gram" from a mysterious Wire admirer! It was very exciting. Here he is. 6:30- We have found Georgia's cool gloves! They have tiny animals on the fingers. 6:35- We are now on amazon looking at children's gloves. 6:46- Mitc...

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