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Return of the Fall Furr Ball

Sebastian Squire, News Reporter October 20, 2022

On Oct. 15, 2022, the Blue Mountain Humane Society (BMHS) held its annual Furr Ball event at the Walla Walla County Fairgrounds. The Fall Furr Ball is a black-tie formal event which helps fund the organization's...

Phyllis Pawa and her cat Scout play on the Reid side lawn.

Unconditional Love: How Pets are Shaping the Student Experience

Claire Reichle and Sophie Liebsohn September 24, 2018

Ask many students what they miss most about being away from home, and they will tell you their pets. Dogs, cats, lizards, horses and chickens are just a few of the creatures that students leave behind...

Area dog owners fed up with unpaid labor

CJ Fritz, Amateur Porcupine Hugger September 23, 2018

A crisis in unpaid labor is gripping the Walla Walla area. Exploitative practices and unchecked privilege have led to the abuse of some of the area’s most important workers: dogs. For 150 years,...

Review: “Isle of Dogs” is Beautiful but Disappointing

Alasdair Padman, Staff Reporter May 3, 2018

Wes Anderson’s “Isle of Dogs” is a visual spectacle that never quite escapes the stereotypes of a large-budget Hollywood release. Set in a near-future Japan, an authoritarian leader banishes all...

Sweets Facing Unique Allegations

Cole Anderson April 2, 2015

In a recent report from the Ultiworld online website (for those who don't know, which is presumably a lot, this is the college Ultimate Frisbee website), the Whitman Ultimate Frisbee teams have received...

Air travel offers unexpected pleasures

Joseph Wood November 6, 2014

I miss flying. Being from Seattle, I always drive to Walla Walla, and so my time in the sky has been severely diminished. I can't help but feel nostalgic for an airplane ride. Once you get past security,...

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