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Art Department Provides Printmaking for Dia de los Muertos Celebration

Art Department Provides Printmaking for Dia de los Muertos Celebration

Eric Anderson, Staff Writer

October 28, 2015


Filed under A&E, A&E Highlight, Front Page Slideshow

Last Sunday, Walla Walla residents were invited to the Gesa Power House Theatre to partake in the town’s third annual Día de los Muertos celebration. During this event various community members, including many Whitman students and faculty, arranged and set up many activities for visitors, such as...

Traditional Holiday Movies

Nathan Fisher

December 4, 2014


Filed under A&E, Movie Reviews, Reviews

With Thanksgiving Break officially over, I can finally get into the holiday spirit by listening to Christmas music like the Drifters "I'm Dreaming of a White Christmas" or Bing Crosby crooning "I'll Be Home for Christmas" and watching my favorite holiday movies. Most people have movies they watch every...

Olive prepares for holidays with cooking classes

Olive prepares for holidays with cooking classes

Daniel Kim

November 20, 2014


Filed under A&E

November means many holidays are just around the corner, but it also means another year for Olive Marketplace and Cafe's annual Open Kitchen: Holiday Cooking Series. The series includes five classes, ranging from setting the Thanksgiving table to Valentine's Day desserts, and registration is almost full. ...

‘Tis the Season: Whitties Share Unique Holiday Traditions

‘Tis the Season: Whitties Share Unique Holiday Traditions

Isabel Mills

December 9, 2013


Filed under Circuit, FEATURE, Feature Highlight

Asking people about their holiday traditions leads to incredibly diverse responses, from candles to nativity scenes to roller-skating to teddy bears. Whether the basis is cultural, religious, traditional or just for fun, no two people have exactly the same traditions. For senior Maikor Pereira Azuaje, the holiday season starts in Se...

Quiz: What Excessive Holiday Dish Are You?

Andy Monserud

December 9, 2013


Filed under Circuit, Humor

American tradition is loaded with food. All of our holidays, especially in the latter half of the year, mandate feasts heavy on meat, potatoes and sugars. Which narcolepsy-inducing family meal are you? When you go to lunch in the dining hall, you... A. Make a beeline for the sandwich line. Deli meat ...

”˜Tis the Season: Holiday Philanthropy at Whitman

Jacqueline Rees-Mikula

December 19, 2012


Filed under NEWS

It's the Holiday Season––a time to be grateful for what we have, large or small. For many students, it's also a time to give. It's true that college students can barely strangle an extra penny out of their wallets when buying coffee at Reid; nonetheless, Whitties are actively spreading the Holiday...

Best of holiday shopping

caitlinhardee

December 13, 2011


Filed under A&E, Circuit

The holiday season is rolling around again, and we all know what that means––shopping madness. Before you buy your mom yet another gift certificate to Bath & Body Works, consider these fun and cheap holiday gift ideas. For the coffee lover: Crate & Barrel offers a beautiful 18 oz. ceramic m...

Savory holiday treat: rosemary garlic spread with gorgonzola

Ellie Newell

December 13, 2011


Filed under A&E, Circuit, Food Review

My family has a thing about garlic. I don't just mean that we use garlic often. I mean that, for my typical birthday dinner, we use about three heads of garlic for three people. A few years ago my family made one of our favorite dishes for Christmas Eve dinner. This dish involves consuming entire...

Walla Walla provides local gifts

Nate Lessler

December 2, 2010


Filed under A&E

With only two weeks left before the end of the first semester, it's time for students to start thinking about gifts for the holidays. Below, The Pioneer provides a list of the top eight local shops to check out for holiday gifts: all within just a very short distance of campus. 1. Bright's Candies...

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