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Audrey Vaughn’s “What I Learned Working at a Winery”

May 18, 2015

This article was written by senior mathematics major Audrey Vaughn. "Is that black cherry I taste?" The customer asks from across the bar, wine glass still held in midair. His face is hopeful and imploring, like a contestant on the "Price is Right" bidding on an at-home Jacuzzi. I want to tell him...

Circuit Letter from the Editor

Editor-in-Chief Rachel Alexander. Photo by Susie Krikava.

Rachel Alexander

May 13, 2013

I've sat down to write this letter half a dozen times, but it's always seemed like an impossible task. My predecessors, sitting where I am today, have reflected elegantly on their time at Whitman and spoken about how much running The Pioneer and producing The Circuit have shaped their college ex...

Wine experts stress newbie tasters take time, ask questions

Photo Credit: Brandon Fennell


May 16, 2011

As the summer heats up, so does the wine season in Walla Walla. Viticulture gurus from all over the world travel to Walla Walla in order to sample some of the top-rated wines in the world; indeed, many wine magazines and organizations hail this region as "the Napa Valley of the Northwest." While the hi...

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