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Unconditional Love: How Pets are Shaping the Student Experience

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

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

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

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

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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