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Fast Food’s Foibles

Illustration by Lydia Petroske

Harry Kelso, Opinion Columnist

October 9, 2017

The average person knows that fast food is unhealthy, but there doesn’t seem to be any viable solution, at least not yet. A stroll through town or a scroll through Google reveals just how many fast food restaurants there are in Walla Walla. Their presence in our life is as saturated as the fat they...

ASWC: No More Mr. Nice Senate

Clara Wheeler, Digital Optimizer

February 23, 2017

Since the dawn of time, the members of ASWC senate have been known for their deep-seated reverence of the noble duty of representing students. Their solemnity in their time-honored task is well marked by their attention to detailed procedure, and always going to meetings dressed like it’s a formal ...

Sean Spicer Returns Home, Dignity Intact

Illustration by Taylor Penner-Ash

Anthony Reale, Mitchell's BFF

February 16, 2017

Last weekend, White House Press Secretariat Sean Spicer returned home for the first time in weeks. After being constantly on call for President Trunk for nearly a month, Spicer had a chance to kiss his wife and children, and pull his JCPenney loafers off, exposing the fungus hellscape inside. Desp...

This Week In Politics

Jeffrey Gustaveson, staff writer

February 18, 2016

--Nation surprised when reminded that Supreme Court is still a thing --Ted Cruz announces plans to nominate himself to Supreme Court if elected --Anonymous source: Jeb Bush apparently still running for president   --Sanders campaign targets key arsonist demographic with new “Feel the Bern” ...

Homelessness Activists Address Cold Weather

Homelessness Activists Address Cold Weather

Andy Monserud

February 20, 2014

In the face of cold temperatures and heavy snowfall earlier this winter, homeless men and women in Walla Walla found themselves well cared for. Volunteers and community leaders converted the First Congregational Church on Palouse Avenue into an emergency warming center for the city's homeless. ...

Issue 3: Voices of the Community

Issue 3: Voices of the Community

Jade Blake-Whitney

September 24, 2013

Should the United States use air strikes against the Syrian Government?  Videographer Jade Blake-Whitney polls the community on what they think about the US government using air strikes against the Syrian government....

Earthquake in Italy may set new ethical guidelines for scientists

Alfredo Villaseñor

October 6, 2011

In 2009, a 6.3 magnitude earthquake killed more than 300 people in L'Aquila, Italy. It also destroyed many of its historic buildings, along with a university dormitory and a hospital. An earthquake of that magnitude wouldn't have made it to the front pages in a place like Japan, where nearly every ...

La Más Importante


August 31, 2011

It wouldn't be the last time that my mom would "save" me in anything. Although I am just a host daughter, I am still part of the family, and therefore it is very important that she helps me in most everything I do. When I sat down for the first time at the table after arriving to Mendoza, my host aunt...

WikiLeaks initiates war between citizens and government

WikiLeaks initiates war between citizens and government


December 9, 2010

Following Google's retreat from mainland China, WikiLeaks is provoking another war between the citizens and their government. Over 250,000 classified cables from U.S. embassies have been released to The New York Times, the Guardian and three other media organizations. The cables detailed the instructions...

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