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Walla Walla Book Nooks Delight Buyers

Serena Runyan

September 26, 2013

Despite the spread of chain stores like Barnes and Noble and the recent proliferation of e-books, independent bookstores still contribute to the heartbeat of Walla Walla. Doing away with unfamiliarity and the pressure of stark untouched pages, these smaller family-owned shops make it easy to just let...

Typewriters Next Generation of Computing

Frank.  Photo by Marie von Hafften.

Blair Hanley Frank

March 28, 2013

I've thrown out my laptop. While I adored my MacBook Pro while it lasted, it's time for me to move on. Sure, it has some amazing processing power, and I love the user experience, but let's face it: Computers are too mainstream. Today, instead of my usual computing device, I'm now using a manual typewriter from the 1960s. My instrument of choice is a Royal Safari, which, i...

Hipster of the week: Ethan Parrish ’14

The Editors

April 1, 2012

Every week, The Pioneer searches out Whitties who bring an extra splash of unpretentious fashion consciousness and sartorial daring to campus. This week's Style Spotlight: sophomore Ethan Parrish. Style Soundbites "I found these shoes in a really small thrift store in Portland. But not like...


Illustration: Emily Johnson


March 28, 2012


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