Whitman Wire

On The Gas Station Issue

Tyler Maule, ASWC Copy Editor

April 5, 2016

As submissions for its Binary issue wrapped up, Quarterlife’s staff prepared for upcoming leadership transitions and looming publication deadlines. To guarantee the continued quirkiness of Whitman’s quarterly literary magazine, ASWC Nominations Chair AnnaMarie McCorvie brought Brie Strom and Gillian...

Post-Sundae Sunday

Tyler Maule, ASWC Copy Editor

April 5, 2016

Following a Town Hall brimming with talk of Transparency and ice cream sundaes, Senate met again to discuss upcoming events and initiatives. Finance Committee Chair Anya Tudisco announced the publication of the “Walla Wallet” blog, where students and student organization talk about their use of T+SD fu...

Committee Feature: Student Affairs

Tyler Maule, ASWC Copy Editor

April 5, 2016

Though all of ASWC strives to connect to the student body, the Student Affairs Committee specifically helps students improve Whitman through legislation. According to chair Arthur Shemitz, the committee “make[s] changes to the student body” by writing and approving acts and resolutions for the Senate...

First Senate Commences a Productive Year

Tyler Maule, ASWC Copy Editor

April 5, 2016

Last Sunday, the ASWC Senate entered its first meeting of the 2015-16 school year to the tune of Bruno Mars’ “Uptown Funk.” As the music faded out, the formal dress code and prompt start reestablished the importance of the occasion. To begin, the Executive Council presented a variety of ongoing...

Live Blog: March 9

March 9, 2016

A variety of responses to the neon yellow Oreos Jess brought for snacks today: "I just needed this color of yellow in my life," said Jess. "They taste like Oreos, but make me feel like Spring Time," said Kerr. "They look like they're radioactive," said Marra. "These are such a weird color,"...

You Are The WORST

February 29, 2016

Hi y'all! I'm BACK.  It's been a long hiatus, but it's so nice to be idiotic in a tasteful way again.  There has been a strange disturbance in the IdiotSphere (patent pending), however.  Yours truly (me) has witnessed a slew of events that I am now dubbing the: "You're The Worst" Awards! ...

Live Blog Issue 1

January 27, 2016

The Pioneer is back for 2016 and the winds of change are blowing! With a night class for our illustrious Production Manager Kerr, we have shifted our schedule dramatically forward. Will we meet our eager deadlines? Stay tuned to find out. 2:20 pm: Five Production Assistants have finished their layout...

Eating Cheap in Walla Walla: A Grocery Guide

January 26, 2016

Welcome back to Vegan Beats! After a hiatus, we are back and excited to once again talk food with you. As the new year gets into full swing, money and health-related resolutions can easily get pushed aside for Bon App coffee cakes and Taqueria burritos. This little guide can help you on your journey to...

Check out “A Way With Words”

January 24, 2016

Hello readers. It's been a while. I was abroad last semester in Argentina. Needless to say, I'm excited to get back to blogging. At some point I'm hoping to write about the linguistic points of interest from my time in Argentina.   This morning, I was listening to an episode of "A Way With Words,"...

Live Blog Issue 13

December 9, 2015

Last live blog of the semester. Wow. So sad. So many memories. Anthony calling me his dad, Anthony being loud, Sarah and Marra being fantastic, bosses, Anthony bring loud. -MPS 8:11 PM: Art director Maggie Baker: "I wish I was artsy" 8:12 PM: Anthony: "I had a very successful baseball career...

The Distinct Importance of “Aesthetic” in My Life

Anthony Reale, Blogger

December 7, 2015

If you happen to be near me at any point in the day, it is quite possible definite that you'll hear me go "ooooh that's my aesthetic."  Now, this proclamation can be about anything from a pattern on a piece of fabric to a flock of birds pecking someone's eyes out nice lamps in a restaurant.  You're right to...

To Consume or Not To Consume

December 5, 2015

Let's imagine together:   I am home for the Thanksgiving break, attempting to keep cool.  My friend suggests that we go downtown for the day.  Heck yes! is my only thought.  Downtown LA, despite its relative closeness to my high school, remains an untouched stomping ground for me.  So, into my frie...

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