Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Illustration by Lily Buller.

Representation, reading and connection in a digital age: Whitman Storytime Program hosts “The Power of Story” lecture

Mo Dow , A&E Reporter April 15, 2021

Libraries, psychology and advocacy found an intersection on Monday, April 5 when Whitman's Storytime Program hosted a Zoom discussion about children’s literature and reading aloud entitled “The Power...

Alex Dimitrov reading at the Visiting Writers Series event at the end of September. Photo by Lone Fullerton.

Visiting Writers, Lasting Lessons

Megan Hearst, Staff Writer October 7, 2015
The upcoming VWRS events will span many different disciplines.
The Paradox of Private Bookstores

The Paradox of Private Bookstores

Claire Ommen, Features writer September 24, 2015

With the beginning of the new academic year, all students feel the financial pressure of buying textbooks. With a steady increase in the price of textbooks in the last ten years, many students have sought...

The Book Reborn: Is Print Actually Dead?

The Book Reborn: Is Print Actually Dead?

Ben Caldwell May 15, 2014

You've heard it before, you'll hear it again: the last 15 years have given rise to technologies that have changed almost every aspect of our daily lives. Cell phones and mobile computers of every...


Melina Hughes April 24, 2014

Name: Harper Collins Physical age: 22 Metaphorical age: 187 Gender: Non-fiction Female Looking for: Fictional Male, preferably tall, dark and handsome with an air of mystery. Deal-breakers:...

E-Books Versus Print Books

E-Books Versus Print Books

Kaili Masamoto November 29, 2012

Junior Nick Budak began his personal e-book journey only about a month ago, yet he is already a convert––for him, there is no turning back to the days of ordinary print books. A friend lent him...

Attack of the clones

Zach Gordy October 18, 2012

With the Backpage's amazing journalistic team revealing scandal after scandal this year, the school is threatening to close down The Pioneer for fear of future embarrassment. However, a journalist's job...

101 best books: ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’

Dana Thompson September 13, 2012

I'm a list person. You know the type: those slightly uptight hyper-organizers with categorized Moleskines and Evernote synced to both their laptop and their smartphone. People to whom sticky notes are...

Shakespeare and Company

A Parisian Interlude…

Dana Thompson June 17, 2012

Okay, to be completely honest, I haven't finished any books since my last post. I sincerely apologize. What kind of book blogger am I? I did start reading "A Tale of Two Cities" and promptly had a...

Professors Personal Libraries

Professors’ Personal Libraries

Alyssa Fairbanks March 27, 2012

Questions: 1. What are your top five favorite books of all time? 2. What was the most life-changing book you read while in college or at grad school? Why? 3. What is a book that you are eager to...

For those who plan on living abroad

kathynguyen September 10, 2011

My mom is sending me a package in a couple days with things that I wish I had brought (luckily it's my birthday so I have a good excuse for getting this package sent to me despite all the complications...

Photo Credit: Ethan Parrish

Walla Walla booksellers keep business local

Sean McNulty October 28, 2010

Bookstores are a colorful segment of local business in Walla Walla. Two local booksellers, North Star Comics and Earthlight Books, cater to different segments of the community with unique inventories...

Load More Stories