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Flour + Water is a new pizza restaurant in town. The eastern, run by Kaleigh and Engjell Vrapi, opened last december.

Feeding the Community Through Family Recipes

Alex Brockman, Feature Writer January 31, 2019

With restaurants both old and new, Walla Walla has a flourishing food scene for a town its size. While the work of opening and maintaining a restaurant is time-consuming and stressful, it is worth it for...

Illustration by Abby Takahashi

Accessibility and Disability at Whitman

Audrey Hecker, Staff Reporter December 6, 2018

The word “disability” conjures up a multitude of subsequent phrases and ideas, most of which are limited to the framework within which disability has been talked about. Our own campus is home to a...

RAs Reapply in Record Numbers

Sylvie Corwin, Staff Reporter November 29, 2018

Earlier this month the Residential Life department finalized the new Resident Assistant (RA) assignments for next semester. 12 current RAs reapplied for the 36 RA positions available, a record number of...

Alyssa Ortiz (top), Leah Samuels (left) and Lauren Schaefer (right) all work to connect Whitman with local schools in Walla Walla.

Whitman Connection to Schools

Sophie Leibsohn, Staff Reporter November 29, 2018

Lauran Schaefer, the head of the debate program at Whitman, doesn’t see it as just an ordinary extracurricular activity. It is also an activity that builds skills, confidence and community. This community...

Left. Sophomore Ellie Hough's water bottle, featuring one of her favorite stickers from her gap year. Photo contributed by Ellie Hough. The Instagram account @whitmemes shares photos that show the Whitman experience in a funny light. Screenshot from @whitmemes Instagram page.

Social Media

Claire Reichle, Feature Editor November 16, 2018

The Whitman community is formed in many ways - a common Encounters experience, living together in the dorms and even simple things like a walking across Ankeny every day.   Students are...

Hummus Hummus opened this year, serving delicious Syrian food to the  Walla Walla community. The food truck is open Thursday-Saturday, 11:30am-5pm.

Hummus Hummus Now Serving Walla Walla

Will Booth, Staff Reporter November 9, 2018

The Beginning of Hummus Hummus   There is a new way to indulge in everyone’s favorite spread as Hummus Hummus — the newest addition to the fantastic Walla Walla food scene — has arrived...

Whitman Staff Member Julie Aichele.

Staff Member Profiles

Audrey Hecker, Staff Reporter November 1, 2018

Maybe you’ve seen them at Reid Campus Center during lunch rush, or toting a custodian’s cart by their side down the hall of your dorm — or maybe you have seldom heard of them, tucked away in seemingly...

Visiting Professor Eva Hoffmann poses with the Walla Walla autumn. Hoffmann began working at Whitman in the fall of 2017.

Visiting Professors Enrich the Whitman Community

Sophie Leibsohn, Staff Reporter October 25, 2018

When Visiting Assistant Professor of German and Gender Studies Eva Hoffmann was growing up, she never imagined she would someday end up in small-town Walla Walla. Her path has taken her all the way from...

Ellie Pollock with her Instagram feed.

Students in Business

Claire Reichle, Feature Editor October 19, 2018

When sophomore Matthew Dahlstrom rolled up to Anderson Hall on his bike a few weeks ago, he wasn’t sure what to expect. He was on his way to give haircuts to a few first-years who had contacted him through...

Photo by Alissa Antilla

Here’s to the vineyard workers of the Walla Walla Valley

Alissa Antilla, Managing Editor October 12, 2018

While Walla Walla sleeps on cold fall nights, the thought of wine grapes and the vines they hang on freezing stirs Frank Jimenez from his bed at 3 a.m. His day will not end until 6 p.m. Jimenez,...

Jake Lorang

Breaking the Standard: Non-Traditional Whitman Students

Will Booth, Staff Reporter October 8, 2018

First-year Jake Lorang is the first to admit he sticks out like a sore thumb on Whitman campus. A bald 38 year-old man, Lorang is not difficult to spot amongst a crowd of long-haired, Chaco-wearing...

Campus: Our Home

Audrey Hecker, Staff Reporter September 28, 2018

Alternative Living Situations Audrey Hecker   The distinctive culture of the Whitman community is fostered within the unique living spaces that our students, faculty and staff create. Whether...

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