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Magic: The Gathering––A Game’s Origins and Influence at Whitman College

Magic: The Gathering––A Game's Origins and Influence at Whitman College

Emma Dahl

November 26, 2012

You may have heard of Magic: The Gathering, a widespread card game with roots at our very own alma mater. While its influence has spread far and wide, the gaming community remains strong at Whitman, in Walla Walla and in surrounding areas. In fact, the Magic community is one that pierces the notorious...

Writing in the Wallowas: A Week with Fishtrap

November 26, 2012

This article was written by Ryann Savino '13. Driving along Wallowa Lake Highway, I wondered silently what the coming week would hold. To my right shone the choppy early morning surface of Wallowa Lake, its deep blue waters a sharp contrast to the rich green moraines along its shoreline. To my le...

Farming an Endowment: Whitman Landholdings Support Wind Turbines, Education

Photo by Halley McCormick.

Allison Work

November 26, 2012

The drive east along Highway 12 from the Tri-Cities back towards Walla Walla and the Whitman campus rarely fails to amaze me. At the left turn by Wallula Gap, I stare west at the vast expanse of land carved out by the ancient Missoula floods, captured by the exposed magnificence of the land in all its contours and forms and patterns. I've stopped many times on drives from Wallula Gap ...

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