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Crafting a family in Mendoza, Argentina

January 26, 2012

Contributed by Kathy Nguyen Something that never ceased to fascinate me about Argentina was the assembly of artisans lined up and down the streets. Every weekend, Plaza Central in Mendoza would fill up with tons of artisanal booths. One time, I walked through the plaza alone and started looking at t...

Telling Maori legends

January 26, 2012

Contributed by Johanna Otico These are the Moeraki Boulders of New Zealand located on Koekohe Beach, about an hour north of the University of Otago. They are huge concretions that broke free of the cliffside and came to rest on the beach. When the Maori first saw them, they believed the boulders to...

Chilling with Kiwis

January 26, 2012

Contributed by Miriam Kolker One of my favorite adventures abroad occurred during a rare New Zealand snowstorm. A group of friends and I took an early morning bus to the Otago Peninsula, a breathtaking strip of land in Dunedin. We ignored all premonitions of the day's forecast, including the disturbingly...

Advice from seasoned Whitties

Credit: Emily Johnson

Alyssa Fairbanks

September 8, 2011

Advice from the feature editors: Try something you've never done before; write for The Pioneer, sing in Schwa, play IM football. Your first month at Whitman is the perfect time to start. Explore Walla Walla and get involved in the community beyond our comfortable Whitman bubble. Walla Walla can e...

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