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From Wheat to Bread: A Photo Essay on the Process of Breadmaking with Walla Walla Bread Co.

From Wheat to Bread: A Photo Essay on the Process of Breadmaking with Walla Walla Bread Co.

Caitlin Bergman

December 9, 2013


Filed under Circuit, MEDIA, Media Highlight, Photo Essay, Photos

It's no secret that the average Whitman student has high expectations for a sandwich. In a small town amidst rolling wheat fields and extremely fertile ground, the colleges' location gives students easy access to fresh and local breads, arguably the sandwiches most crucial ingredient. The type of brea...

Winter Recipes

Winter Recipes

Karah Kemmerly

December 9, 2013


Filed under A&E, Circuit, MEDIA, VIDEOS

The winter holiday season is my favorite time of year. I love lights and winter coats and drinking hot tea. Winter is also a great time to whip up cozy eats and holiday treats. I hope you have fun trying these simple winter recipes! Winter Fruit Salad I often have a fruit salad as a quick break...

Creativity in Dining Halls

Creativity in Dining Halls

Marra Clay

December 9, 2013


Filed under Circuit, MEDIA, Photo Essay, Photos

Although the food from Bon Appétit has a certain flair, some first-years are already searching for ways to put a twist on the goods in the dining halls. Using a variety of vegetables from the salad bar, cereals of every shape and color, and making Sundae Sunday every day of the week, Whitman students...

Associate Professor of Politics Aaron Bobrow Strain Discusses ‘The Future of Food’

Associate Professor of Politics Aaron Bobrow Strain Discusses ‘The Future of Food’

Anna Von Clemm

November 16, 2013


Filed under MEDIA, Media Highlight, Photos

This past weeks' Big Idea Talk at the Walla Walla Public Library featured Associate Professor of Politics Aaron Bobrow-Strain. With a set of panelists including Welcome Table Farm Owner Emily Asmus, Farm to School Coordinator Beth Thiel and Director of Corporate Responsibility at Broetie Orchards Roger...

Whitman Celebrates Diwali

Whitman Celebrates Diwali

Caitlin Bergman

November 7, 2013


Filed under MEDIA, Media Highlight, Photos

This past Sunday, Nov. 3, the South Asian Student Association put on the Diwali Celebration; an afternoon filled with great food, traditional dress, live Indian musical performances, and a great time had by all. [portfolio_slideshow]

IHC Block Party Brings Fun to First Weekend of School Year

IHC Block Party Brings Fun to First Weekend of School Year

Halley McCormick

September 12, 2013


Filed under MEDIA, Media Highlight, Photos

On the afternoon of Sept. 7, 2013, the Interest House Community came together to host the annual IHC Block Party. Boyer Avenue was blocked off and crowded with countless activities, crafts, food and performances. [portfolio_slideshow]

Candlelight Vigil in Memory of Sept. 11 Attacks

Candlelight Vigil in Memory of Sept. 11 Attacks

Caitlin Bergman

September 11, 2013


Filed under MEDIA, Media Highlight, Photos, Web Only

A small group of Whitman community members met on the south steps of Memorial Hall to honor of the victims and families of those who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001. The event, which was hosted by the Muslim Student Association, began the vigil singing a verse of John Lennon's "Imagine." After,...

Every Tree Tells a Story: Lumber Business’ Philosophy Centered on Care, Compassion for Nature

Every Tree Tells a Story: Lumber Business’ Philosophy Centered on Care, Compassion for Nature

Faith Bernstein

August 27, 2013


Filed under MEDIA, Media Highlight, Photo Essay, Photos

To the Thompson family, trees are more than just pieces of lumber. This summer I worked making videos for RBM (R stands for Roy, B stands for Ben and M stands for their mother, Evelyn), a local lumber company owned by the Thompson family  in Columbia Falls, Mont. for six weeks. I quickly learned...

A Primitive Paradise

A Primitive Paradise

Caitlin Bergman

August 2, 2013


Filed under Circuit, Front Page Slideshow, MEDIA, Media Highlight, Photo Essay, Photos

[portfolio_slideshow] Tucked away in the remote jungles and beaches of Costa Rica lies the Osa Peninsula, one of the most diverse and untouched areas on the planet. Although it's only half the size of Rhode Island, the Osa houses 2.5 percent of the Earth's biodiversity and contains the last standing...

Holi 2013 brings a colorful end to finals week

Holi 2013 brings a colorful end to finals week

Marie von Hafften

May 15, 2013


Filed under MEDIA, Media Highlight

Final exams ended on Tuesday, May 14, at 4 p.m. By 4:30 p.m. several hundred students filled the Reid sidelawn and pelted each other with colorful powder in MECCA and the South Asian Student Association (SASA)'s annual celebration of Holi. Due to cleaning issues resulting from last year's celebration,...

Annual chorale contest fun but long

Annual chorale contest fun but long

Susie Kirkava

May 1, 2013


Filed under MEDIA, Media Highlight

The 87th Whitman Chorale Contest was a nearly three hour-long celebration of music and a capella with thirteen teams competing. Hip hop, funk, bluegrass, indie rock, folk and pop music were among the genres represented. Videographer Susie Krikava brings us the musical highlights of the event.  ...

Annual Ren Faire brings fun for campus, Walla Walla community

Annual Ren Faire brings fun for campus, Walla Walla community

Devika Doowa

April 29, 2013


Filed under MEDIA, Photos

On Saturday, April 27, Boyer Avenue filled with food stands, craft tables and performers in colorful costumes. The Annual Whitman College Renaissance Faire brought Whitman and Walla Walla community members together for a day of fun.  Photographer Devika Doowa brings us a peek into the festivities,...

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