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Newt Music Blast 10/4

October 4, 2017

Welcome to the third installment of the Newt Music Blast of the fall 2017, please have a seat and listen very carefully to what I am about to say .      I have asked you here this afternoon to slap the following tunez on your radio showz and in ur carz and dorm roomz.      The reptiles are am...

New Music Blast 9/26

September 26, 2017

Hello Walla Walla! We're back with yet another installment of the New Music Blast this week, lighting up your playlists and feeding your mindzz. Enjoy the following post, and make sure to tune in to your favorite shows at KWCW 90.5 FM Walla Walla! Here's something weird... WHO CARES!! I don't care about y...


Walker Orr, Blogger

September 20, 2017

LARD Thursday was just around the corner, and that meant one thing: Tamaluc time. The weekly, house-wide potlucks were a major motivation for choosing to live in Tamarac House, and I was going to make the most of the opportunity. This week, I was making Mexican black beans, and “making the most o...

KWCW New Music Blast!

Gabe Jacobson, Head Music Director--KWCW

September 19, 2017

Hello Walla Walla! The KWCW Music Directors are beyond excited to introduce this new segment to the community, an opportunity for not only KWCW DJs, but the entire readership of Whitman College Campus' dopest newspaper, the Whitman Wire, to discover, engage with, and most importantly boogie to, the...

Damn WIRE! Back at it again with the publishing…

Mayra Castañeda, Managing Editor

September 6, 2017

It's a beautiful day in the neighborhood. Anthony is plopped down on the new fancy shmancy sofa. The smoky and ashy air outside has lungs burning and the Washington State Department of Ecology has deemed the air quality of outside world of the Walla Walla Valley as "Hazardous". The school year is starting...

Repeal and Replace

Wil Kotnik, Blogger

May 10, 2017

There has always been a clamorous resistance from the GOP against the health care plan Obama introduced when in office. This plan, the Affordable Care Act (ACA)—or ObamaCare as it’s widely known—makes it so that the wealthy who can afford to pay for private providers have to pay more money in order...

Live Blog: Spring Issue 13

Mickey Shin, Managing Editor

May 3, 2017

Happy last production night of the semester! (Not happy...) Editors are sharing bathroom stories. News Editor Andrew brought in some hummus. Thanks Andrew. A big THANK YOU to our anonymous pizza donor! It's our last issue of the semester and 2016-17 school year. Thank you Marra and Mit...


Wil Kotnik, Blogger

May 2, 2017

The 2016 United States election result was the catalyst of two very different reactions: either euphoric delight and hope from Trump supporters, or utter dismay and fear from, well, everyone else. The French may go through a very similar clash of emotion. The campaign for their next president is und...

Live Blog: Spring Issue 12

Mickey Shin, Managing Editor

April 26, 2017

Happy National Get Organized Day! Quick PSA-- duck awareness! One of our readers, Bob Nistler, has requested that we be careful of the ducks that travel around campus. Please watch out for our friends! Opinion Editor Peggy LOVES salty foods. We have three special guests observing our Prod...

Live Blog: Spring Issue 11

Mickey Shin, Managing Editor

April 19, 2017

Happy National Garlic Day! We're doing a content swap with Walla Walla University this week. We just finished up Circuit! Keep your eyes peeled for it! We're facing some layout "issues." Why do people eat white chocolate? It's        q u e s t i o n a b l e Marra wrote this bullet poin...

Put a ($54 billion) Ring on It

Wil Kotnik, Blogger

April 18, 2017

Once elected, one of the duties of the President is to come forth with a budget proposal: their opinion on where governmental funds are directed, and how much money goes towards those objectives. President Trump released his financial vision for the next year on May 16th, 2017. By now, there’s been qu...

Live Blog: Spring Issue 10

Mickey Shin, Managing Editor

April 12, 2017

Happy National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day! (Many of the editors are lactose intolerant.) Here's what is happening: The editors from the Walla Walla University Collegian are here! Editors consume Flaming Hot Cheetos at an alarming rate. Humor Editor Anthony brings in Peeps. They...

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