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Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Losing the Will to Watch: The Soulless Rise of Live Action Remakes

Losing the Will to Watch: The Soulless Rise of Live Action Remakes

Keathley Pinney Brown, Feature Editor May 2, 2024

It’s 2032. Live action remakes permeate all 17 of the major streaming services. Disney has run out of animations to redo, and the first of the animated remakes of live action films are starting to pepper...

Whitman Tuition Too Cheap, Students Too Loaded

Sebastian Vera Cuevas and Aya Mahmoudi May 2, 2024

Sebastian Vera Cuevas: Good evening, Whitman Bourgeoisie! I’m your host, Sebastian Vera Cuevas, here with Aya Mahmoudi, another First Generation Working Class (FGWC) student, to discuss a pointedly disappointing...

The Legacy of Borleske Stadium Shaping Whitman Baseball Today

The Legacy of Borleske Stadium Shaping Whitman Baseball Today

Nat Lange, Science & Environment Editor May 2, 2024

Borleske Stadium is nestled on the south side of Highway 12, tucked behind Desales High School and the Veterans’ Memorial Pool. Out of sight and out of mind for many Whitman students, the 98-year-old...

Letter from the Production Managers

Coden Stark and Lucia Hanscom May 2, 2024

Dear readers (whichever ones of you are committed enough to read this far or wild enough to read the last page first), The Production process is no doubt a mystery to most of you. But, don’t fear!...

From The Archives: A Commentary

Grace Canny, prolific (humor) writer May 2, 2024

When I heard the Circuit theme for this year, I was overjoyed. “From The Archives” plays perfectly into my hand; another year where I can write an article for Circuit without being creative or original....

Inside

Rachel Husband, Publisher May 2, 2024

It was October 2020, and I was enrolled at Whitman College for my first semester. Of course, Whitman College, like many institutions, was operating virtually and I was living at home with my parents, attending...

A Tribute to Youth Soccer

Garrett Schreiber, Opinion Columnist May 2, 2024

From the time I was four years old until I was 14, I played in a recreational youth soccer league in my tiny home town of Stevensville, Montana. Stevensville Youth Soccer (SYS as I so fondly remember it)...

Preserving Memories Through Cooking

Preserving Memories Through Cooking

Natalie Comerford, Managing Editor May 2, 2024

I have always enjoyed cooking and baking, well before I knew how to do it properly. A personal favorite, that I then forced my poor parents to eat, was “cabbage soup,” a salt-less and mushy concoction...

PFAS: Transcending History

Sebastian Squire, News Editor May 2, 2024

Few substances have reached the level of public notoriety as per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances, known as PFAS for short. As public awareness has grown, they’ve been given the ominous name “forever...

Those With No History

Those With No History

Isabel Mathy, Campus Life Reporter May 2, 2024

Quick! Name one famous historical male … okay now a female. This was probably easy and simple; you can name dozens if not hundreds of people for both categories. Now name one famous transgender person...

Whitman Majors as Kaiju

Conor Bartol, resident Godzilla enthusiast May 2, 2024

Have you ever wondered, “Gee, if I were to transform into a giant monster in accordance with my major, what monster would I be?” Then look no further: I have here compiled for you a list of majors,...

In preservation of history: a look inside the home and collection of Fred L. Mitchell

In preservation of history: a look inside the home and collection of Fred L. Mitchell

George Groebner, Humor Writer May 2, 2024

In an outwardly unassuming house a few blocks from Whitman’s campus, a man with six decades of public service in Walla Walla keeps the largest collection of Plateau Native American beadwork ever amassed....

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