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Vol. CLIV, Issue 5
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Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

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.
From Wheat to Bread: A Photo Essay on the Process of Breadmaking with Walla Walla Bread Co.

From Wheat to Bread: A Photo Essay on the Process of Breadmaking with Walla Walla Bread Co.

Caitlin Bergman December 9, 2013
Take a visual journey on the story of the Walla Walla Bread Co., to discover that the single most important part of a sandwich's life begins with a single grain.
What I Ate Abroad in Northern India

What I Ate Abroad in Northern India

Shelly Le December 9, 2013
I spent a semester abroad in northern India in fall 2012 and still crave the taste of Indian milk tea. But in the one year since I left India and grapple with trying to preserve four months of transformative memories, I can’t seem to recall what a “perfect” cup of Indian tea tastes like to me. My greatest wish right now would be to leave behind my responsibilities, board a plane to India, and stuff myself full with Indian foods. Parathas, pani puris, barfis, masala dosas and veg momos all haunt my food dreams on a daily basis.
What I Ate Abroad in Thailand: The Time I was Served Snake for Breakfast

What I Ate Abroad in Thailand: The Time I was Served Snake for Breakfast

Molly Johanson December 9, 2013
Humor Editor Molly Johanson shares her experiences eating grilled snake and authentic pad thai during her semester abroad in Thailand.
What I Ate Abroad: Vienna

What I Ate Abroad: Vienna

Dylan Tull December 9, 2013
Read more about news editor Dylan Tull's experiences eating in Vienna.
Brewing Cultures at Whitman

Brewing Cultures at Whitman

Sarah Cornett December 9, 2013

Whitman College students are known for having creative and alternative interests. It is no surprise, then, that many have embraced a hobby that combines creativity with sustainable value: brewing beverages. In...

Dining Halls through the Ages

Dining Halls through the Ages

Serena Runyan December 9, 2013

Seventy years ago, 55 cents could buy you a dinner at Whitman's dining halls. Students from the '60s are pictured in Lyman Hall eating in suits, and diners used to be waited on. Despite these changes,...

Off-Campus Cooking Adventures with Alton Brown

Off-Campus Cooking Adventures with Alton Brown

Evelyn Levine December 9, 2013
One Whitman student shares her history with The Food Network and offers some creative advice for students who cook off-campus.
Secrets of Backcountry Cooking

Secrets of Backcountry Cooking

Luke Hampton December 9, 2013
While you may just want a good recipe or two, I find that half of the joy of backcountry cooking is experimenting, being creative and making the most out of what you have; I’d hate to take that away from you with step-by-step directions and a recipe list. However, here are some of my favorite suggestions for you to keep in mind that I expect to both please your taste buds and your wallets:
Drinks That Go With Your Major

Drinks That Go With Your Major

Aleida Fernandez December 9, 2013

After a rough day in classes, it's nice to sit down with a cold drink. But what about a drink specifically tailored to your studies? After careful analysis, we have found these eight majors' next drink...

Creativity in Dining Halls

Creativity in Dining Halls

Marra Clay December 9, 2013
Although the food from Bon Appétit has a certain flair, some first-years are already searching for ways to put a twist on the goods in the dining halls. Using a variety of vegetables from the salad bar, cereals of every shape and color, and making Sundae Sunday every day of the week, Whitman students can find ways to make their meals their own.
Letter from the Editor: Circuit Issue 9

Letter from the Editor: Circuit Issue 9

Shelly Le December 9, 2013
This issue is a reflection of our thoughts and feelings over food. Our hope is that not only will you pick up this issue to not only read about our thoughts on this subject gaze at the photos that have captured beautiful moments in time, but to also use this issue as a chance to connect, discuss and reflect with other Whitman students on this very wide and varied topic. So, sit back and relax with a warm cup of tea in hand as you peruse through these pages.
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