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Sean Spicer Returns Home, Dignity Intact

Anthony Reale, Mitchell's BFF
February 16, 2017
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Last weekend, White House Press Secretariat Sean Spicer returned home for the first time in weeks. After being constantly on call for President Trunk for nearly a month, Spicer had a chance to kiss his wife and children, and pull his JCPenney loafers off, exposing the fungus hellscape inside. Desp...

In An Attempt to Smash Society’s Expectations, Men Across the Nation are Giving Birth

Winston Weigand, Slytherin Apologist
February 9, 2017
Filed under Humor

“Like, I feel like every year has a new energy. And I feel like this year is really about, like the year of just realizing stuff. And everyone around me, we’re all just like realizing things.” This excerpt from a Kylie Jenner announcement video, although intricately prepared and beautifully spoke...

Humor: Whitman Border Wall Reaches Completion

Anthony Reale, Eats His Vegetables
February 9, 2017
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Nearly everyone on the Whitman campus understands that we live in a bubble, seperate from Walla Walla. We eat different food, wear different clothing and speak in a different language. In recent years, The Bubble has been breached a few times. The Banff Film Festival brought an onslaught of rand...

Delta Gamma Nuclear Program Reaches New Heights

Clara Wheeler, Super Professional
February 9, 2017
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Whitman’s own chapter of Delta Gamma has reportedly filed a demand with the United States government to become their own sovereign nation, called DelGameria. This demand, which was initially met with scoffs and condescending head pats, is being taken more seriously after Delta Gamma revealed that they...

Where in the World is Lady Gaga’s Meat Dress?

Anthony Reale, Topiary By Day
January 28, 2017
Filed under Humor

Lady Gaga shocked the world seven years ago when she wore a dress entirely made of meat to the MTV Video Music Awards. Since then, Gaga has shifted to a definitely more textile-based fashion, but reporters at The Wire wondered what happened to the meat dress. After repeated calls to Gaga’s publicist...

Penrose Library: “Book-up” Culture Gone Wild

Winston Weigand, Angsty Ice Princess
January 28, 2017
Filed under Humor

Penrose Library, with its crystalline windows and its vast collection of texts, has long been hailed as the heart and soul of Whitman College’s campus. Thousands of students have passed through its doors at one time or another, excited to utilize the many different resources that it boasts. However,...

United States Eagerly Awaits Slaughter of Planned Parenthood

Clara Wheeler, Cardboard Boxer
January 28, 2017
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With the defunding of Planned Parenthood coming closer and closer like the shark in Jaws, a lot of women across the country wait eagerly for the time that these services will cease to be affordable and available. Bottles of champagne will be opened, fireworks will go off and cherries will be popped un...

Nate Silver To Be Burned At Stake For Incorrect Election Predictions

Anthony Reale, Tortilla Salesman
January 26, 2017
Filed under Humor

Statistician Nate Silver up until recently had an unbeatable record calling elections. During the Year of Dumpster Fire (2016), Silver’s page became a haven for those not wanting the Literal Orange Peel to enter the highest office in the land. Silver’s blog, best known as FiveThirtyEight, called b...

Easy, Brie-sy, Beautiful: One Cheetos Artisan Tells All

Winston Weigand, Mustard Aficionado
January 26, 2017
Filed under Humor

For the first time in over two decades, a certified cheese artisan has agreed to sit down for an interview and spill his secrets. The last time this occurred was in 1992, when a former Cheez-It staffer revealed that their product was actually composed of synthetic emulsifiers, food dye and that...

FREXIT: Community Shocked As French House Votes To Secede From IHC

Clara Wheeler, Hippo Matador
January 26, 2017
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Earlier this week, the Frençh House passed a vote to leave the Interest House Community, with the upper floor voting 56 percent in favor of succession, the lower floor voting 48 percent against and a mysterious 23 percent of muffled burbling coming from the basement. The remaining houses in the IHC...

OP Introduces New Beginning Kayaking Trip in Reid Basement

Anthony Reale, Barometric Pressurer
January 26, 2017
Filed under Humor

During the first week of Whitman’s second semester, the temperature dropped low enough for a pipe in the Reid Campus Center to freeze and burst, leading to a few inches of water flooding the floor of the Coffeehouse. Much to the Bookstore and Coffeehouse’s dismay, the water covered rugs, new furniture...

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Trevor Lewis, Humor Writer
December 8, 2016
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Your Mom’s Gonna Love That New Ying-Yang Face Tattoo   “Why are Finals?” and Other Questions Asked in the Quiet Room at 4:00a.m.   Local First-Year Can’t Wait to Continue Not Giving a Shit about Calculus over Break   This Week’s Forecast: Hoth, with a substantial...

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