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Following Food: The Story Behind Your Dining Hall Plate

Photo Alan Mendoza
The story behind what's on your dining hall plate.
October 22, 2015
The food that many students gaze at through the windows of the dining hall three times a day is merely the tip of the vast iceberg that is Bon Appétit's food production outfit.

Senior Profiles: Post-Graduate Plans

Julia Bowman '12
May 13, 2013

Lisa Beneman "After graduation, I am immediately heading out on the U.S.-Mexico border trip with [Associate Professor of Politics] Aaron Bobrow-Strain and 10 other awesome Whitman students. It is...

Five generations of wheat

The Hutchens farm, just outside of Dayton, Wash.
March 22, 2013

"You want to know how farming has changed? Come here." Bob Hutchens motions for me to follow him into a large, grayish-blue shed that sits on his wheat farm just outside of Dayton, Wash. The ground...

Farming an Endowment: Whitman Landholdings Support Wind Turbines, Education

Photo by Halley McCormick.
November 26, 2012

The drive east along Highway 12 from the Tri-Cities back towards Walla Walla and the Whitman campus rarely fails to amaze me. At the left turn by Wallula Gap, I stare west at the vast expanse of land...

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