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Vol. CLIV, Issue 5
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The definitive answer to when you can listen to holiday music

The definitive answer to when you can listen to holiday music

Carmel Stephan, The Grinch November 17, 2022

November is upon us, and with its arrival, comes the age-old question: when is it appropriate to start listening to winter holiday music? Some eccentrics begin listening the second September rolls...

Clinton Family Christmas Wish List

Megumi Rierson, Humor Writer December 1, 2016

The Clintons have seen better days. In the wake of a momentous election and the slow drip of appointments straight from the basket of deplorables, the holidays are bound to be more tense than they were...

Traditional Holiday Movies

Nathan Fisher December 4, 2014

With Thanksgiving Break officially over, I can finally get into the holiday spirit by listening to Christmas music like the Drifters "I'm Dreaming of a White Christmas" or Bing Crosby crooning "I'll Be...

More Accurate Christmas Carols

Rosemary Hanson December 12, 2013
Not your grandmas christmas carols! These be straight up 100% true life.
Tis the Season: Whitties Share Unique Holiday Traditions

‘Tis the Season: Whitties Share Unique Holiday Traditions

Isabel Mills December 9, 2013
Read more about some of the unique ways that Whitties celebrate winter holidays.
Winter Recipes

Winter Recipes

Karah Kemmerly December 9, 2013
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!

Nelson, Abel Tasman, and the One Ring

Lindsey Holdren February 18, 2013

On December 24th we made our way to the South Island and to Nelson, a city on the shores of Tasman Bay and the second-oldest settled city in New Zealand. Oddly enough, it has been warmer on the South Island...

”˜Tis the Season: Holiday Philanthropy at Whitman

Jacqueline Rees-Mikula December 19, 2012
This year, Whitties are particularly active in spreading the Holiday Spirit.

Sufjan Stevens’ ‘Silver & Gold’ Overflows with Christmas Cheer

Emma Dahl December 6, 2012
Sufjan Stevens' new Christmas compilation is full of eccentricity, joy, and a wonderful combination of holiday and indie spirit.
Holiday Movie Season Promises Passion, Blood and Adventure

Holiday Movie Season Promises Passion, Blood and Adventure

Nathan Fisher November 26, 2012

The holidays are fast approaching––oh yeah, finals too––so here's a quick peek at some movies we can look forward to seeing now through winter break. Actually, two big blockbusters have already...

Senior math major estimates he’ll graduate in 7 dog years

Kyle Seasly September 27, 2012
Senior math major Dhavan Cue's thesis has had a serious impact on the greater math community and “also the world.”
Illustration: Binta Loos-Diallo

Whitman participates in Adopt-A-Family program

Emily Lin-Jones December 8, 2011
Members of the Whitman community will continue the holiday tradition of bringing some joy to the lives of disadvantaged families in Walla Walla with the Adopt-A-Family program. Although the program has been run without significant changes for several consecutive years, this holiday season will see some minor adjustments.
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