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Freshman Girl Goes On Best Date Of All Time

Freshman Girl Goes On Best Date Of All Time

Kyle Seasly

February 14, 2013

Gathered around a Prentiss Dining Hall brunch table, Jewett Hall resident Gabriela Stevens revealed to her friends that she had gone on "THE BEST DATE EVER" the previous evening. Later, in an exclusive Skype session with the Backpage's romance expert, she revealed the intimate details of this apparent Ro...

Doomsday or Doomsminute? The Consequences of Olin Standard Time

Doomsday or Doomsminute? The Consequences of Olin Standard Time

Tristan Gavin

October 31, 2012

Rather than allowing our clocks to "fall back" because of daylight savings time, Walla Walla's totalitarian mayor has decreed that all clocks be adjusted to Olin Standard Time. Olin Standard Time, or OST, is a measurement of time developed in Olin Hall that does not adhere to the laws of any regional time zones. Sometimes it jumps forward an hour, sometimes it falls back thr...

Exclusive Interview with Marshall Davis

Kyle Seasly

October 31, 2012

Once in a lifetime, the Backpage gets an interview with someone more important than Jesus, Mohammed, Buddha, Joseph Smith, Krishna and Kurt Russell combined. Unfortunately, we did not get the interview with Bayvon Kehroozian we were hoping for. Instead, we got the Joe Biden of ASWC, the elusive nitty...

Whitman College’s Debt to China Spirals Out of Control

Whitman College’s Debt to China Spirals Out of Control

Zach Gordy

October 31, 2012

Whitman's Yellow Bike Program, maybe the most used program on campus, is at risk for shutting the school down. This program, in which students check out yellow spray-painted bikes as easily as they can check out a book, allows students to get downtown in a stunning three minutes instead of seven minutes by foot. However, what most students do not know is tha...

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