Whitman Wire

Voices of the Community // Issue 7

Harrison Durant, First Year

Nikki Antenucci

October 23, 2014

What are you doing for Family Weekend? A poll by photographer Nikki Antenucci. [portfolio_slideshow]

Enjoy Walla Walla eats over Family Weekend

Ellie Newell

October 20, 2011

Hey Whitman! It's Family Weekend! That means it's the perfect time to sample Walla Walla's finest restaurants with the fam'. Here are my picks. ¡Buen Provecho! Brasserie Four (4 East Main St. $10-$25, not for vegans, so-so for vegetarians) With a daily menu thoughtfully designed around ingredien...

Whitman offers special dining, shows, volunteer options for this year’s Family Weekend

Liz Forsyth

October 22, 2009

Family Weekend, coming up Oct. 23 through Oct. 25, is an opportunity for students to see their families and for families to get a glimpse of the student's life at Whitman. But changes in campus life: made to enhance the perception families will have: raise some students' eyebrows. One change in particular...

Wine tasting opportunities near Walla Walla this weekend

Connor Guy

October 22, 2009

Winery Name Address Phone Hours Tasting Fee Recommendation Amavi Cellars 635 N 13th  Ave 509-525-3541 Fri, Sat, Sun 11-5 $5, waived with purchase 2007 Syrah Ash Hollow 14 N 2nd  Ave 509-529-7565 Fri 11-5, Sat 5-7 $5 + $3 for reserves, waived with purchase 2006 Syrah Beresan 4169 Pepp...

Whitman from a first-year’s parent’s perspective

Credit: Alden

Hadley Jolley

October 22, 2009

Upon my arrival at Whitman, the first thing one of the RAs in the Prentiss Hall lounge said after I picked up my room key was, "I had that room! It's tiny!" Yes, compared to other Prentiss rooms, my room was particularly tiny. So tiny that we had to carry some of what I brought to campus back...

Theater department sets ‘Romeo and Juliet’ in skateboard culture

Theater department sets 'Romeo and Juliet' in skateboard culture


October 22, 2009

Director Chris Petit is a man with a vision. "You want to make that more of a struggle," he says to Lady Capulet, portrayed by sophomore Caitlin Goldie, as her husband, senior Spenser Meeks, pulls her away from her daughter's still form. At rehearsals for Whitman's production of Romeo and Juliet,...

Parents’ questions about Whitman answered


October 22, 2009

As a Whitman parent, especially if your Whittie is a first-year, you probably have many questions, not all of which your son or daughter can answer. To help inform you, The Pioneer asked current parents what questions they have about Whitman, and here we report on the most frequently discussed topics. ...

Top 10 things to do on Family Weekend

Top 10 things to do on Family Weekend

William Witwer

October 22, 2009

10. Show your parents your dorm The small space in which students are confined to live is an important part of college life. While inevitable, this activity is notable for its brevity, because there really isn't much to do in a dorm room but stare at the walls and laugh awkwardly at the mess. Students, clean your dorm before before opening it up for parental examination...

Parents fuel Walla Walla economy during Family Weekend

Credit: Douglas

Josh Goodman

October 22, 2009

Downtown Walla Walla hotels and restaurants are set to get an economic boost this Friday, Oct. 23, and Saturday, Oct. 24, when parents of Whitman students come for Family Weekend. Visiting parents, who book hotels and dine with their students, will bring business to sellout levels at several local estab...

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