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Dear Mom: An advice column

Illustration by Meg Cuca
October 13, 2016

Dear Mom,  My Anderson roommate threw up a Taq burrito on my desk and rock collection. They haven’t cleaned it up. Do I need to clean it up or should they do it since they were the one that threw...

Style Spotlight: Maeve Sloan

Photo by Missy Gerlach
Lipstick, platform boots, bangs and a noticeable lack of colored clothing are a big part of Maeve's eclectic, region-inspired style.
May 5, 2016
Lipstick, platform boots, bangs and a noticeable lack of colored clothing are a big part of Maeve's eclectic, region-inspired style.

Taste of Africa Draws Large Crowds

Photo by Marra Clay
The Whitman African Student Association (WASA) put together delectable African cuisine as well as a mesmerizing show featuring a traditional Ghanian dance performance, African music, a recitation of African poetry, and a fashion show.
April 14, 2016
The Whitman African Student Association (WASA) put together delectable African cuisine as well as a mesmerizing show featuring a traditional Ghanian dance performance, African music, a recitation of African poetry, and a fashion show.

Style Spotlight: Catherine Fisher

Photo by Missy Gerlach
There is a commonly held notion that style is an expression of one’s personality—however, sophomore Catherine Fisher's style is an expression of exactly the opposite.
April 7, 2016
There is a commonly held notion that style is an expression of one’s personality—however, sophomore Catherine Fisher's style is an expression of exactly the opposite.

Style Spotlight: Shannon Zander

Photo contributed by Gregg Petcoff
Zander has become well known as "the one who always wears heels on 8 AM classes at Mondays."
March 10, 2016
Zander has become well known as "the one who always wears heels on 8 AM classes at Mondays."

I’m basic, and you probably are too.

I’m basic, and you probably are too.
October 22, 2015

Illustration by Luke Hampton. The seasons are changing! Fall has fallen and girls all over America are sticking their lower extremities into black Lululemon leggings, knee socks, and leather boots....

Monkeys: They’re Just Like Us!

October 13, 2014

Hello again humans! Today we have a hefty dose of anthropomorphism, and fortunately not much pessimism. Animals, specifically primates, have been observed participating in what was thought to be exclusively...

Walla Walla’s first fashion fiesta

September 25, 2014

Tonight fashion will hit the streets of Walla Walla with a runway show and celebration hosted by Walla Walla Clothing Company. The event is in honor of Eileen Fisher, a designer whose self-named clothing...

Three Tips for the Fashionable Feminist

Three Tips for the Fashionable Feminist
March 6, 2014

Ladies (and those of you who don't identify with the normative role of "ladies" but are still interested in spring trends), it's that time of year again! We know y'all are ready for the latest spring...

Fall Fashion Quiz

Fall Fashion Quiz
September 26, 2013

Fall has officially arrived and you know what that means: Fashion Week. The latest styles seen on this year's runways all over Boyer and Isaacs have included Canadian Tuxedos, flannel on flannel and a...

Student Entrepreneurs Blend Art and Business to Create New Apparel Line

Jesus Chaparro '13.  Photos by Devika Doowa.
February 14, 2013

He's an art and economics double major and the executive secretary for Phi Delta Theta, but somehow he still found time to start his own business. Sophomore Jesus Chaparro reminds us just how creative...

Spring 2013’s Trends Personalized

Spring 2013's Trends Personalized
February 7, 2013

A Style Guide: Spring 2013 Trends Personalized Let's get real: what's in rarely reflects what actually works fashion-wise. So follow this easy flowchart to personalize spring fashion trends so they...

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