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Train Hopping through Time

Alex Brockman, Staff Reporter October 22, 2017
 “So the whole things started like a pretty drunk conversation," said Burch. Like ‘We should do this! Haha just kidding!’ and then like, Henry’s a really big train buff you know like how people always have their really specific interests, some will be into old cars or like you know 1930s art or whatever, Henry was really into trains.
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‘I Hope I Make Friends’

Alex Brockman, Feature Writer September 21, 2017

Take a walk through Anderson Hall on a Sunday night, 8:00 p.m. and a strange silence will surround you. Each dorm room remains empty, aching for its owners. Reaching the end of the hall, the silence is...

Walla Walla: Sin City

Alissa Antilla and Alex Brockman May 4, 2017

There is a piece of Walla Walla’s history that is swept under the records. Walla Walla, home to hundreds of upscale vineyards, gourmet restaurants and boutiques is a favorite weekend getaway for many....

The Evolution of the Whitman Outdoor Program

Alex Brockman, Feature Reporter April 6, 2017

One of the most common walks across Whitman College takes students from Reid Campus Center to Ankeny. Along the way, one might see busses loaded with kayaks for a weekend trip, students ascending Whitman’s...

Saying no to smartphones

Alex Brockman, Staff Reporter March 2, 2017

Flip phones can seem like a relic of the past as smartphones are widely used in the Whitman community and throughout the world. The PEW Research Center found that in 2015 68 percent of adults in the...

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Taking on Trumpism

Alex Brockman and Olivia Gilbert February 16, 2017

In the weeks since the inauguration of President Trump, a lot has happened. With so much change, grappling with the events unfolding under the Trump administration is challenging. From the disciplines...

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