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Jumping in Leaf Piles: Whimsical Fall Activity or Something More Sinister?

Maude Lustig, Eternal Being of Light

November 25, 2018

Raking leaves: we all hate it. Yet this eons old chore has always offered a light at the end of the dark, dark tunnel: Jumping in The Freaking Leaf Pile. The most fun-loving amongst us might even toss some leaves up in the air, and let them rain down on their heads. Yet, could this beloved activity be ...

Haze of the Corn Maze Dayz Craze

Melina Hughes

October 17, 2013

What started out as a fun-filled evening quickly turned to tragedy when a group of eager young first-year students attended their first ever haunted corn maze here in the idyllic town of Walla Walla. On a crisp fall evening, a small group of Andersonians, having heard the rumors of the great excitement th...

Mr. Autumn Pageant

Melina Hughes

October 10, 2013

Ladies and Gentlemen, it is that time of year again, the time we've all been waiting for: fall. And with the arrival of this glorious season came the 12th annual Mr. Autumn Pageant. This year's four contestants, Scott Flannelman, Adam Sweaterson, Jacob Thermalsocks and Samuel "Grizzly" Bootson, competed...

Fall’s Worst Fusion Foods

Elena Aragon

October 10, 2013

Pumpkin and Blue Cheese –– Pumpkin added to good ole blue cheese brings polar opposites together in one scrumptious taste. Allspice Cheese Cake –– Looking for something sweet? Well this isn't for you. This dessert is the perfect combination of super spicy and no flavor. Eggnog with Acorns ––...

Fall Haiku

Fall Haiku

Evelyn Levine

October 10, 2013

I am freezing cold Should I turn on the heating I am much too cheap The naked branches Science Building telescopes Silly astro perves I want a jacket I can't wear a North Face yet I am not wussy Lace-up boots are back Everyone has the same pair Steve Madden Trooper It's hicky season Hey let's go to TKE tonight Wear...

To Shave or Not To Shave?

To Shave or Not To Shave?

Evelyn Levine

September 26, 2013

Right about this time of year, Whitman students are getting into the shower (occasionally), looking in the bathroom mirror and thinking, "Should I shave now?" It's a difficult question to answer. Yes, it is still much too warm for that uncomfortable lumberjack mustache and beard combo you cultivated this summer in the forest doing...

Issue 1: Voices of the Community

Skye Vander Laan

September 7, 2013

What is your favorite Whitman College / Walla Walla Fall event?  Videographer Skye Vander Laan polls the community on what they are looking forward to this fall.

Fall TV lineup review

Mallory Martin

September 6, 2012

School is starting and you all know what that means: time for the start of fall's new TV lineup! With so many shows up to the bat and so much buzz, it can be hard to pick out what's worth watching and what's worth skipping. Here's a little guide to clear the air. The winner of best new show has got...

Blue Bamboo and a Not Santa

Blue Bamboo and a Not Santa

Sara Portesan

December 13, 2011

  Okay, so I am about to attempt to describe the past (three, four?) weeks I haven't been blogging with 12 pictures!  Here we go. Fall Break in Japan   While a bunch of people went to Tokyo (jealous! I want to go spring break...), I stayed in Kyoto and went to these places: Oh...

Halloween Costume Ideas!!!

Illustration: MaryAnne Bowen

Elena Aragon

October 27, 2011

Truly Excellent Couple Ideas Siamese twins (Even better as Siamese cats. Siamese cat twins?) Native American and Christopher Columbus (A very exploitative relationship) Hawaiian Punch (One dresses up as a boxer and the other dresses up as a hula dancer) Pantomime Horse (Who's gonna be the butt?) Adam and Eve (Never...

Thrifty Whitties: Roast Pumpkin Seeds

Olivia Jones

October 28, 2010

My housemates and I decided to celebrate Fall Day this week. This wonderful new holiday is devoted to autumnal activities and drinking hot, spiced beverages such as mulled wine, hot chocolate and hot buttered rum. Who would have thought that butter, spices, hot water and rum would be delicious? When...

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