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Clinton Family Christmas Wish List

Megumi Rierson, Humor Writer

December 1, 2016


Filed under Humor

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 in New Hampshire and Iowa. The Wire has obtained a partial family Christmas wish list to shed some li...

Traditional Holiday Movies

Nathan Fisher

December 4, 2014


Filed under A&E, Movie Reviews, Reviews

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 Home for Christmas" and watching my favorite holiday movies. Most people have movies they watch every...

More Accurate Christmas Carols

Rosemary Hanson

December 12, 2013


Filed under Humor

O Christmas Tree: O finals week O finals week Why study when there's Xbox? O finals week O finals week Why study when there's Xbox? Halo's great, though violent be And have you played Assassin's Creed? O finals week O finals week Why study when there's Xbox?   ...

‘Tis the Season: Whitties Share Unique Holiday Traditions

‘Tis the Season: Whitties Share Unique Holiday Traditions

Isabel Mills

December 9, 2013


Filed under Circuit, FEATURE, Feature Highlight

Asking people about their holiday traditions leads to incredibly diverse responses, from candles to nativity scenes to roller-skating to teddy bears. Whether the basis is cultural, religious, traditional or just for fun, no two people have exactly the same traditions. For senior Maikor Pereira Azuaje, the holiday season starts in Se...

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...

Nelson, Abel Tasman, and the One Ring

Lindsey Holdren

February 18, 2013


Filed under I Didn't Bother to Pick My Category

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 than it ever was for us on the North Island. Yes sir, the South Island has been treating us well...

”˜Tis the Season: Holiday Philanthropy at Whitman

Jacqueline Rees-Mikula

December 19, 2012


Filed under NEWS

It's the Holiday Season––a time to be grateful for what we have, large or small. For many students, it's also a time to give. It's true that college students can barely strangle an extra penny out of their wallets when buying coffee at Reid; nonetheless, Whitties are actively spreading the Holiday...

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

Emma Dahl

December 6, 2012


Filed under A&E, Reviews

Sufjan Stevens is no stranger to the Christmas music scene. Songs for Christmas, released in 2006, contained 5 EPs with a total of 42 traditional, original and instrumental tracks recorded between 2001 and 2006. Silver & Gold is its follow-up, totaling 58 tunes on five volumes recorded over the past six...

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

Kyle Seasly

September 27, 2012


Filed under Humor

Senior math major Dhavan Cue's thesis has had a serious impact on the greater math community and "also the world." "We see the world through such a narrow lens, man," he said over a couple too many "Hurricane Bernies" at the Green. Cue's journey to his thesis started around a year ago when he took...

Blue Bamboo and a Not Santa

Blue Bamboo and a Not Santa

Sara Portesan

December 13, 2011


Filed under I Didn't Bother to Pick My Category

  Okay, so I am about to attempt to describe the past (three, four?) weeks I haven't been blogging with 12 pictures!  Here we go. Fall Break in Japan   While a bunch of people went to Tokyo (jealous! I want to go spring break...), I stayed in Kyoto and went to these places: Oh...

Whitman participates in Adopt-A-Family program

Whitman participates in Adopt-A-Family program

Emily Lin-Jones

December 8, 2011


Filed under NEWS

This year, 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 sea...

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