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Myra Street divide: The Relationship Between Walla Walla U, Whitman

Myra Street divide: The Relationship Between Walla Walla U, Whitman

Audrey Kelly

March 12, 2015

This article is written based on the observations of three individuals and is not in any way meant to represent the views of the individual institutions.  On a typical Whitman student's path to the rows of wholesale granola in Andy's supermarket in College Place, an intersection feels uncannily familiar if pas...

The 3 W’s: Whitman, Walla Walla University, Walla Walla Community College

Audrey Kelly

March 5, 2015

Whitman students rarely have the occasion to gussy themselves up, but the evening of Feb. 5 was one of those nights for Whitman seniors. They strode self-confidently through Reid Campus Center, ignoring the students in sweats eating from Café 66. Some adjusted their ties, others tugged down their pencil...

Holiday volunteer opportunities through the SEC

Audrey Kelly

December 11, 2014

Adopting a family sounds like a difficult task, but it doesn't take much to provide a family with a more cheerful holiday season. Abby Juhasz, the community service coordinator in the Student Engagement Center, facilitates the Adopt-a-Family program every winter. Whitman students, faculty and staff...

Glean Team and Organic Garden help fight hunger in community

Glean Team and Organic Garden help fight hunger in community

Martina Pansze

October 23, 2014

With boxes picked of deformed fruit and baskets of free vegetables, Whitman Glean Team and Organic Garden are doing their best to help the Walla Walla community's food insecurity issues. Gleaning is the act of collecting leftover produce from farmers after a harvest. The club picks (or "gleans") the ...

Cities make or break college campuses

Audrey Kelly

September 25, 2014

Students transferring to and from Whitman College worry about more than the campus when deciding to try a new place. For some, location can make or break a college experience. "College is a short time and oftentimes an expensive time, and all students should continue questioning where they are so...

Director of Security builds connections with students

Director of Security builds connections with students

Serena Runyan

September 18, 2014

Though his son may be the one wearing the costume, Matt Stroe is the real superhero. Matt Stroe has been Whitman's Director of Security for one year now, and his son is the four-year-old that wears superhero costumes to every home basketball game. Stroe focuses on one main idea when h...

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